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MEET THE STAFF: The Wranglers

MEET THE STAFF: The Wranglers

The wranglers, also called barn staff, who work at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch enjoy sharing their passion for horses and horseback riding with our guests.  Customer service is a top priority, along with safety and fun!  A few of the team grew up in the area, some have been in the area for years, and others … Read More

Look Mom, We Are On T.V. – Debbe Dunning’s Dude Ranch Round Up!

Look Mom, We Are On T.V. – Debbe Dunning’s Dude Ranch Round Up!

Last April we had the opportunity to host Debbe Dunning, former “Tool Time Girl” and co-star of the comedy “Home Improvement”. Debbe and her crew visited Horseshoe Canyon Ranch and enjoyed all that there is to offer, it was highlighted on her series, “Debbe Dunning’s Dude Ranch Roundup” on RFD-TV . They did an amazing … Read More

Summer Season 2018

Summer Season 2018

Our Summer Season has come to an end (no worries if you missed out, you can book your vacation for our fall season).  We thought it was fitting to post this video that Brian Beck, who visited us this summer, put together. #unplugandreconnect

Frequently Asked Questions About Horseback Riding

Frequently Asked Questions About Horseback Riding

Does Horseshoe Canyon Ranch offer hourly trail rides? We do not.  The horses are used for our guests that have purchased our all inclusive guest ranch package. Is there a weight limit? Yes, the weight limit to ride at HCR is 250 lbs.  This is for the safety of the rider and horse.  Because most of the … Read More

Try It!  You Will Probably Like It: Rock Climbing at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch.
USA Today 10 Best

USA Today 10 Best

We are honored to have been nominated by USA Today to be in a contest for the top 10 guest ranches. The voting runs until May 21 VOTE HERE        

Where Are All The Horses?

Where Are All The Horses?

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 … Read More

Goodbye 2015 – Hello 2016!

Goodbye 2015 – Hello 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 … Read More

It’s time to plan our fall getaway.

It’s time to plan our fall getaway.

  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 … Read More

Winter Pasture

Winter Pasture

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?    

Getting Ready for the Fall Season

Getting Ready for the Fall Season

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 … Read More

Happy Trails

Happy Trails

  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 … Read More