A lot of people ask if we ever get snow, and the answer is yes. Usually 2 to 3 times a year. How much varies from year to year. Our first big snow came January 25 this year. We received approx. a foot…maybe a little more.
Autumn in the Ozark Mountains is magical.
Thank you to Jason Trahan for this awesome video of your family vacation.
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
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
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
Have you every thought, “I want to try climbing but it looks scary or too hard.” or “I don’t have the know how or the gear.”? Don’t despair, you really can do it! Climbers come in all shapes, sizes and ages. So when yo come to the ranch don’t just go horseback riding, give climbing … Read More
It’s hard to believe we will begin our 21st. season this spring. In 1993, I was working with my father selling insurance to federal and postal employees. I was traveling quite a bit as we were responsible for a number of western states. I enjoyed the travel and the work, but when Amy gave birth … Read More
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
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
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
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