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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

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        

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

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

Ranch Vacation vs. Disneyland

Ranch Vacation vs. Disneyland

  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 … Read More

Autumn in the Ozarks

Autumn in the Ozarks

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 … Read More

First Snow of the Winter Season

First Snow of the Winter Season

What is going on?  We were just in the mid 60’s and we blink for one second and what do we have? Snow!  It seems a bit early to be getting snow.  I wonder if this is a sign letting us know we are going to get more than usual this year.       … Read More

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.

Little Britches Rodeo

Little Britches Rodeo

For us, August means the end of our summer guest ranch season, school starts and the county fair.   We really enjoy fair week.  There is a parade, horse show, livestock show, exhibits, rides (kids favorites) and the rodeo.  Last year the Newton County Fair brought in a Little Britches Rodeo.  If you think rodeos … Read More

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.”