HRTV UNVEILS WEEKLY SERIES ON GREAT WESTERN DUDE RANCHES THIS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20
Arcadia, CA, June 19 -- HRTV (R), The Network for Horse Sports, will continue to expand its scope of equestrian programming when it premieres an entertaining new series, Great Western Dude Ranches, beginning on Wednesday, June 20, at 9 p.m. ET.
All episodes in the series are also available at HRTV.com <http://www.hrtv.com/> , HRTV’s online video service.
The half-hour weekly series, which runs through the fall, takes viewers on enlightening journeys while canvassing the classic Dude Ranches of Western North America.
Visitors to HRTV’s Facebook <http://www.facebook.com/pages/HRTV/76866300169> page will be invited to share their comments weekly about each location.
"The Western Dude Ranch series blends a contemporary equestrian travel experience with an important era in American history, much of which was dependent upon the horse. We are delighted to bring this programming to HRTV viewers, on-air and online," said Scott Daruty, President of HRTV.
The opening show will feature the spectacular ranch of Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge <http://www.flatheadlakelodge.com/> in Montana, which offers the best in horseback riding, and unlimited horse and water recreation -- fishing, sailing, boating -- all framed by impeccable scenery. In business for 65 years, Flathead Lake Lodge is an historic family-owned and operated ranch located directly on the shores of Flathead Lake in Bigfork, Montana. It is located only 35 miles from Glacier National Park.
Each week, fans will get the opportunity to experience the life of the Western Cowboy at great ranches in Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah and Arizona.
In the next several weeks, The Hideout at Flitner Ranch (Shell, WY), the Colorado Trails Ranch (Durango, CO), and The Bar Lazy J Ranch (Parshall, CO) will be highlighted in the ongoing series.
HRTV <http://www.hrtv.com/> , The Network for Horse Sports, is a television-based multimedia network dedicated to equine sports. HRTV’s programming features horseracing from top U.S. and international racetracks, as well as a wide range of world-class English and Western horse competitions, news, original programming and award-winning documentaries covering the world of horse sports. The live stream of HRTV is available on a subscription basis to high-speed Internet users worldwide at HRTV.com <http://www.hrtv.com/> . In the U.S., the HRTV television network is available via telco, cable and satellite in over 19 million homes.