Sitting Back and Giving Thanks at the 4UR Ranch

November 8th, 2016 by 4URRanch

  Fall has arrived at the 4UR Ranch and, as the seasons change, the San Juan Mountains surrounding 4UR Ranch turn golden and become even more beautiful. With fall comes a time of reflection, a time to look back on the 2016 season and all of the things that made it great, and a time … Read More

Cross-Country Ski Clinic at the 4UR

March 15th, 2016 by 4URRanch

Winter is already melting away  at the 4UR, here is a look back at a cross-country ski event, one of the many fun pastimes from early 2016! On Sunday January 10th, The Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust (RiGHT) partnered with the San Juan Nordic Club held a Cross-Country Ski Clinic at the 4UR. They came … Read More

A Snowy Holiday Weekend at the 4UR Ranch!

December 17th, 2015 by 4URRanch

Thanksgiving brought us about 10 inches of fresh powder, and it just keeps coming! It has been a gorgeous holiday season and we’ve taken full advantage of it. Brady and Damon rigged up the snowmobile with 3 sledding tubes and pulled the 4 Gibbons’ kids around the hills, much to their delight. (The children enjoyed … Read More

Season: Summer to Fall at the 4UR Ranch

September 24th, 2015 by 4URRanch

The 4UR Ranch has had an amazing summer season, and we’re all looking forward to a fantastic fall! As I write this blog, I can hear laughter through my open windows as the final week of our Children’s Program is winding down and the kids are enjoying their last “hurrahs” before heading back to school. … Read More

4UR Ranch Remodels This Winter

December 22nd, 2014 by 4URRanch

This winter, the 4UR Ranch is remodeling and building to continue to bring you excellent service. All remodels and construction are the combined efforts of Creede America and Vineyard Construction. Main Lodge Remodel When you arrive at the Ranch this summer, you will notice the first remodel as you arrive and check in. We have … Read More

RIGHT Photography Workshop at the 4UR Ranch

November 11th, 2014 by 4URRanch

Last month, the 4UR Ranch hosted a photography class sponsored by the  Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust (RiGHT). It was taught by Mike Blakeman, an accomplished photographer who has been donating his time and contributing his expertise to RIGHT for several years. What is RiGHT? RiGHT was founded in 1999. It is a non-profit organization … Read More

4UR Garden Update

July 30th, 2014 by 4URRanch

We wanted to give you an update on the progress of our 4UR garden! Each day on my walk to the lodge, I walk past the garden and am amazed at the noticeable progression of the plants and herbs growing along the south side of the old bathhouse. Every morning, evening and many times throughout … Read More

The Hatch On the Stream

July 11th, 2014 by 4URRanch

The summertime buzz around the 4UR Ranch has been the incredible hatch of various flies we are experiencing along Goose Creek and the Rio Grande River. To give you just a glimpse of the incredible fishing we have had due to these little guys, we’ll introduce you to a few that have been out in … Read More

Stephen Quiller Painting Workshops at the 4UR

May 28th, 2014 by 4URRanch

We are very fortunate to have Stephen Quiller painting at the 4UR Ranch during two workshops this season! Because . . . Stephen Quiller is an award – winning, internationally recognized Master Watercolorist with an incredible gift for teaching. And . . . The 4UR Ranch is a living work of art, inviting the artist … Read More

Going GREENhouse – Garden to Table at the 4UR Ranch

May 6th, 2014 by 4URRanch

Having a Greenhouse and garden is a much-loved pastime for many people. It is not just the bounty of the harvest that is pleasing, but the contact with the soil, the fresh air, and decompressing as you methodically pull weeds. When you arrive at the 4UR Ranch this summer, you will see much activity around … Read More

Meet the 4UR Baby Horses

April 18th, 2014 by 4URRanch

We have some very exciting news! Two of our mares have delivered healthy, sweet, and oh-so-cute babies. We would like to introduce you to our two new 4UR baby horses, both born this April! Welcome Baby Ashlee Born: Friday, April 11th at 1:15am Color: Black, but we spotted some brown hairs on her coat, so … Read More

The New Kids – Wrangling up our new horses

April 8th, 2014 by 4URRanch

There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.  ~Winston Churchill This month, the 4UR added four new horses to our herd! We watched our Head Wrangler, Damon Gibbons work each horse in the arena, and asked him to tell us a little about each horse. … Read More