Where Are All The Horses?

January 30th, 2017

If you have come down to the ranch to zip-line, hike or climb you may have noticed that there are only a handful of horses roaming around the property.  You might be wondering where the other 50 of them went.  To answer that question, they are on vacation.  Every year when we finish up our […]

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Goodbye 2015 – Hello 2016!

January 26th, 2016

2015 was an exciting year for Horseshoe Canyon Ranch.  We have had a marriage, travel, an engagement, a new Hoover baby and even a successful back surgery.  Not to mention, the joy of seeing returned guests and getting to know the new ones. It’s always bittersweet at the end of the season watching staff go […]

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It’s time to plan our fall getaway.

September 23rd, 2015

  The fall foliage is on it’s way and the Ozark region is one of the best places to take in the magnificent color.  With the cooler temps and changing leaves autumn can be one of the best times to experience Horseshoe Canyon.  Horseback riding, cook-outs, riding the zip-line and rock climbing are an example of […]

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Winter Pasture

December 16th, 2014

With our 2014 season coming to an end we have hauled all but a few horses to winter pasture for some well deserved r & r.  Shoes off and an abundance of green grass, what more could a horse ask for on their winter break?    

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Getting Ready for the Fall Season

September 4th, 2014

We would like to thank all of our guests that came and shared the ranch with us for our 2014 summer season.  We had great summer meeting new families and reuniting with return guests.  We can hardly believe that summer is all ready over.  If you missed out, no worries, our fall  guest ranch season […]

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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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