The Jitters – First Time Horseback Riding

October 25th, 2013 by insideout

Sometimes people are a bit nervous about their first time horseback riding at the ranch – and that’s understandable. Horses are big animals and you can feel like you’re waaaaaay up in the air once you get into that saddle. If you’ve never been on a horse or, worse, if you’ve had a prior bad … Read More

Dude Ranch Association

February 28th, 2011 by 4URRanch

A few weeks ago, several of us from our Colorado Family Dude Ranch attended the Dude Ranchers’ Association Convention in Tucson. It’s always fun to get together with other people who do what we do. We attended a number of seminars and fun events, such as pigeon rolling, dancing, and the Team Penning, pictured below.

Business as Usual at the Dude Ranch

January 20th, 2011 by 4URRanch

It’s quiet here at this Colorado Dude Ranch during the off season. Those of us who live and work here year round are busy in the office, maintaining the ranch, and spending time with our families. This morning when we dropped the kids off at school in Creede we saw a beautiful red fox and … Read More