Another new member of the 4UR Ranch Family!

January 9th, 2013 by insideout

4UR Ranch is not just a place for dude ranch vacations, although we do those very well! We also treasure the land our ranch rests upon and consider it a pleasure and an honor to be stewards of this place. We couldn’t manage our ranch very well without our property foreman, Kyle Michaels. Kyle came to … Read More

Shopping in Creede – the Creede Beadery

February 22nd, 2010 by 4URRanch

Our wonderful Damon Gibbons is usually donning some pretty neat jewelry. I know what you’re thinking, “Cowboys wear jewelry?”. Welcome to the 21st century people. Yes, cowboys wear jewelry and Dude Ranches serve 3 gourmet meals a day. At least that’s how things go around here! Part of the motivation for his adornments is that … Read More

Kids Stay Free during your Fly Fishing Vacation

February 17th, 2010 by 4URRanch

4UR Ranch has always been family-oriented, and we are trying to encourage more family time during Kids Stay Free weeks during June 5 -12 and Aug. 14-21. Can you believe that it is more than half way through February? Spring is going to arrive at the guest ranch before we know it. It is still … Read More

4UR Guest Ranch plays a part in the Slow Food Movement

December 15th, 2009 by 4URRanch

Just after Thanksgiving Damon helped our neighbor Gil Motta to transport 10 grass-fed steers to a natural grass-fed beef market near Carbondale, Colorado. Gils’ steers were 100% grass-fed and grass-finished – no antibiotics, no hormones, etc. In creating this all-natural product, Gil was also using a high-density, low-duration grazing rotation. We discussed this style of … Read More

Horseback Riding Vacations in Southern Colorado

October 27th, 2009 by 4URRanch

We were glad that the grasses were high this summer, and the spring was wet. This helps us keep the horses happy and healthy all year long. When the horses can supplement their usual diet with natural-grown grasses in the valley, this makes it easier to keep them well through the cold winters up here. … Read More

Colorado Horseback Riding Vacation

September 1st, 2009 by 4URRanch

The ranch here at Wagon Wheel Gap has been a destination for over 100 years. In the 19th Century, the valley was a popular because of our natural hot springs. The appeal expanded to fisherman, seeing how plentiful fish were in clear, clean Goose Creek. However, owners Pete and Lindsey are avid equestrians, and once … Read More