A Visit from the Equine Dentist at 4UR Ranch

October 12th, 2016 by 4URRanch

At 4UR Ranch we just wrapped up our season with an annual visit from CEqD Troy Walck, an experienced Equine Dentist. Having an equine dentist come each year to work on the horses is something that plays into our values as a guest ranch. While the horses visit the vet very often the work of a … Read More

Revival of Cabin Fever Daze in Creede, Colorado

March 19th, 2014 by 4URRanch

Over the Valentine’s / President’s Day weekend, Creede resurrected an old festival with a new twist: Cabin Fever Daze. (Event Page) A Valentine’s Dance at the Elk’s lodge started off the weekend, with music by the Rifters  (with special guest, Tish Hinojosa), and ended with local band, MoJones, playing at the Tommyknocker Tavern. The Creede … Read More

Meet the 2012 4UR Staff

May 17th, 2012 by insideout

It’s almost time to welcome our 2012 staff to 4UR Colorado Guest Ranch. This is always an exciting time for those of us who stay in Creede year-round. Many of our staff is returning for another year, and the newbies bring fresh faces and ideas. Read on for a brief introduction to some of our … Read More

Create a Family Tradition

May 8th, 2012 by insideout

Parents are faced with many decisions, from what they’ll feed their children to where they’ll send them to school. One important task is to determine how to spend vacations. Will you go to Disney, Legoland, or one of those giant water parks? Will you go camping or head to a great city? There is no … Read More

Vacation With or Without Kids

May 1st, 2012 by insideout

There are two types of vacations: those with children, and those without children. At 4UR all-inclusive Colorado Guest Ranch, you can have either type. During most of the season, it’s true, we are a Family Vacation Ranch. Children love to come here and go horseback riding, swimming, and hiking. They enjoy art and craft programs, … Read More

Food Tastes Better After Riding a Horse

April 20th, 2012 by insideout

Food tastes better after riding a horse. It really does. That’s why it’s possible to ride to your breakfast, ride to your lunch, and ride to your dinner here at 4UR Family Guest Ranch. Since this is an all-inclusive luxury ranch, the meals you find at the end of the trail are veritable feasts. We … Read More

The Softer Side of Roughing It

April 3rd, 2012 by insideout

Ah, Nature. People come to our Colorado Family Guest Ranch so they can connect with the great outdoors. They come to hike the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. They come to ride horses and stand in the cool, clear waters of Goose Creek, fishing rod in hand. They come for the fresh air and the astounding beauty … Read More

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.

Take the Waters of Wagon Wheel Gap

March 20th, 2012 by insideout

The tradition of “taking the waters” is perhaps as old as civilization itself. In prehistoric times there were sacred springs. The Romans built sophisticated baths. People long ago flocked to baths from Baden Baden, Germany to Bath, Britain. They traveled to spas in Vichy, France and Fukata, Japan. In the Americas, native peoples held sacred … Read More

Creede, Colorado’s New Medicine Spa

February 28th, 2012 by insideout

Creede, Colorado is going to have a new Medicine Spa this summer, and it’s here at 4UR family guest ranch. Imagine a spacious work out area with gleaming new equipment and space for stretching. We are hoping to add yoga classes this summer, so any guests who are devoted yogis will be able to continue … Read More

Let the Hiring Begin!

January 12th, 2012 by insideout

Each January we start the process of selecting the seasonal staff for our Colorado Guest Ranch. This is always a big task, and an interesting one. We always have a handful of returning staff (it could be the atmosphere that entices them to return, or it could be the food). Some folks are interested in … 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