Happy Trails

August 25th, 2013

  The summer season has come to a close and with that, it’s time to say goodbye to some of our wranglers who are headed back to the “real world”.  Tember (left earlier in the season), Bryan, Shannon, Emily and Chadwick all headed off to college. We would like to give them a big THANK […]

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Congratulations to our 2013 Graduates!

May 27th, 2013

  When five of your staff members (one being your son) graduate on the same night it makes things a little tricky back at the ranch.  Especially when the rest of the staff wants to come and support everyone.  Thanks to Jennifer, Scott, Sara and Bryan for staying back and tending to the 50 guests […]

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Ranch Vacation vs. Disneyland

February 6th, 2013

  A ranch vacation is the perfect treat for all the family this year, so if you were thinking of entertaining your young ones with a trip to Disneyland in 2013 you may want to reconsider. Here’s what makes a trip to a ranch so very special. Come and experience all the thrills of a ranching […]

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Autumn in the Ozarks

October 26th, 2012

Grab your scarf, pull out the leaf rake and put some hot water on the stove for a cup of hot chocolate.  Fall has arrived.  It’s that wonderful time of year when the air becomes crisp, the sky has a different hue of blue and the leaves change into the most beautiful colors.   We were […]

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Family Reunions – Come give us a try!

August 27th, 2012

So you have thought to yourself, “Would a dude ranch be a good place to hold a family reunion?”.  And of course our answer would be “YES”!  A little bias maybe but here are the reasons we think you should consider it: 1. No planning.  Okay, you do have to plan when you want your […]

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Along The Way.

May 23rd, 2012

This year during spring break we noticed that quite a few of our guests had something in common, besides coming and having a great time at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, families were stopping at destinations of attraction on their way to the ranch.  What a great idea!  It is a way to make things more interesting […]

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SPRING!

April 4th, 2012

Spring has arrived!  Green pastures, blossoms and baby animals.  What more could you ask for?   Spring brings new life to the ranch, mostly goats.  Next month we should be adding a foal to out ranch nursery list.              

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More Piglets!

March 11th, 2012

  Last year we got some mini pigs from our good friends Sky & Debora Shivers.  Now from time to time we make more piglets.  These little guys and gals were born the first part of March.  We think they are among some of the cutest baby animals, right up there with puppies.  It always […]

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Annual Dude Ranchers Convention

February 8th, 2012

Every year, sometime in January, the Dude Ranch Association holds a convention for all of us fellow dude ranchers.  This year is was held in the Cody Wyoming, home of COLONEL WILLIAM F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody.  So we packed up the family and took the 22 hour/1252 miles West to Cody.         We […]

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Come Join Us! Cowboy Stories, Music and Dinner!

February 1st, 2012

Febuary 11, 2012 – 6:00 p.m. Dinner, Cowboy Stories and Music! Cost: FREE You must call and reserve to attend. 800-480-9635  Cabins are available to rent.   Awarded “1997 & 1999 Storyteller of the Year” - by the Academy of Western Artist Awarded “2006 Best Storyteller” - by the American Cowboy Culture Association A “Doctorate” in Cow Lot Psychology, a Masters in […]

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