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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

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

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

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.” 

Spring at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch

Spring at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch

SPRING SEASON Spring is one of our favorite times on the ranch (next to fall). It is ever changing and most of all full of great families – new and old.  There is plenty of time to come and enjoy this wonderful and interesting time of the year with us.  It’s not over yet.

Howdy from Horseshoe Canyon!!

Howdy from Horseshoe Canyon!!

      I hope you and your families all wintered well.  The weather is turning warmer and the horses are feeling good and starting to walk on fresh iron.  I think I even saw a hint of green when the snow melted…We have stayed busy this past fall and winter and have added a few new … Read More

Winter Months at the Dude Ranch

Winter Months at the Dude Ranch

Wonder what happens during the winter months at Horseshoe Canyon?  Projects… Oh you mean what does the livestock do during the winter months?  Not much.  They get a well deserved break after a season of trail rides.  As you can see below, in the photos, the horses just kind of hang out and eat hay. … Read More

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