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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

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

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?    

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

Congratulations to our 2013 Graduates!

Congratulations to our 2013 Graduates!

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 that … Read More

Family Reunions – Come give us a try!

Family Reunions – Come give us a try!

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 … Read More

One Of The Highlights Of The Year

One Of The Highlights Of The Year

One of our highlights of the year is when the LA Center for the Blind come to horseback ride & rock climb in the fall. Thanks Morgan for putting together this video of their experience.

A Little Down Time for the Horseshoe Canyon Ranch Crew

A Little Down Time for the Horseshoe Canyon Ranch Crew

The 2011 season is over for the most part (there is still one more chance to book a ranch vacation this year – the week of Thanksgiving!) and we decided a staff trail ride on the Buffalo National River  would be fun.

Let’s Go Riding!

Let’s Go Riding!

Horseback riding is probably the first thing that comes to your mind when you think, “dude ranch”.  Saddling up and heading down the trail, listening to the horses feet hit the ground, can be very therapeutic. It’s good for the soul. Typical Monday Morning Trail Rides – “Get to know your horse.”