Working at 4UR

February 16th, 2021 by 4URRanch

What It’s Like as a Seasonal Employee   Talk to any past staff member and you’ll hear things like “best summer of your life”, “lifelong friends”, and “outdoor recreation heaven” when they tell you about working at 4UR. While all of those things are true, they’re also a little vague. We’d like to offer you … Read More

Tips for Preparing to Ride (Even if You Can’t Ride at Home)

December 14th, 2020 by 4URRanch

    We know that a lot of our guests look forward to horseback riding at 4UR. Some guests ride with us every year but aren’t able to ride at home. Many of our new guests have either never ridden before. Others haven’t ridden in a very long time. If you fall into one of … Read More

A Vacation for the Entire Family

March 31st, 2020 by 4URRanch

A Vacation for the Entire Family By AnnKate Sledd   Can you remember your favorite vacation? The excitement of waking up early, getting in the car, and heading out to a week of fun.  It’s something everyone, young or old, can identify with. A vacation at the 4UR is

Winter at a Colorado Dude Ranch

March 27th, 2012 by insideout

Just what happens to the horses of our Colorado Dude Ranch during the winter? They relax, they enjoy the scenery, and they eat. They’re well cared for. It’s a good life. Damon and his wife and daughter recently took some photos while out feeding the herd. Enjoy, and dream about the upcoming summer at 4UR.

A Wild Encounter

February 9th, 2012 by insideout

We had a wild encounter a few weeks back at 4UR Colorado Guest Ranch. Thanks to Kyle, everything turned out alright. The ranch is pretty quiet these days. The Christensens are living in town for the school year, and those of us living at the ranch ranch have been traveling a fair amount. Given the … Read More

You Know What’s Best For Your Children

December 20th, 2011 by insideout

As Christmas and Hanukkah approach, your children may be tugging on your sleeve and whispering in your ear about all the goodies they’d like to have. They share stories of magnificent toys owned by their friends. They accompany you in stores, point to something they’ve never seen before, and declare, “I want that!” as if … Read More

Happy Thanksgiving from 4UR

November 23rd, 2011 by insideout

Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and as we prepare to gather with friends and family, we find ourselves reflecting on all we have to be thankful for in our lives and here at 4UR Colorado Vacation Ranch. We’re thankful for our families and friends, for good health and good humor. We’re thankful for the opportunity to live … Read More

Why Kids Love 4UR

September 13th, 2011 by insideout

It’s easy to understand why children love 4UR. Children have fun while they’re at our Colorado Family Dude Ranch. They also learn things in the best possible way – through experience. Children ride horses at 4UR, in the ring and on the trail. They go fishing. They climb and hike and swim. They build muscles … Read More

The Fabulous 4UR Staff

May 11th, 2011 by insideout

May is always an exciting time for those of us who live and work at 4UR year round. New and returning staff arrive throughout the month, to help open our Creede Colorado Dude Ranch for the season. The first guests are scheduled to arrive on June 5, 2011. We can’t wait! This year, we have … Read More

Fine Dining at our Family Dude Ranch

May 3rd, 2011 by insideout

Food is an important part of every vacation. Both adults and children thrive when fed healthy, wholesome food. Both flounder when food choices are grim. With this in mind, we put a lot of care into the food we serve at our Creede Colorado Dude Ranch. Our Executive Chef Wray Warner trained at Cordon Bleu, … Read More

Weddings at our Colorado Guest Ranch

April 30th, 2011 by 4URRanch

From time to time, we host weddings at our Colorado Family Dude Ranch. We host them in early summer and late fall, before and after our regular season. Guests arrive from all corners of the country, stay for a few days, witness a marriage, and then leave. It is a delightful experience for all. We … Read More

Spontaneous Colorado Dude Ranch Vacation

July 13th, 2010 by 4URRanch

Doesn’t it sound romantic? You call your sweetie and say, “Drop everything. I’m whisking you away for a romantic and exciting Colorado Dude Ranch vacation. We leave in 3 days.” Won’t he/she adore you even more for that? Or imagine this: at dinner tonight you surprise your spouse and children by announcing you’re all going … Read More