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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

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.” 

Goat Party.  Did you miss it?

Goat Party. Did you miss it?

“Working goats” is when you have to handle them for any reason.  We needed to “work goats” because it was time to check to see if they needed worming, a few needed some extra attention due to some feet problems (they will be sold) and last but not least the young bucklings (little billies) needed … Read More

Three Storms at Horseshoe Canyon Dude Ranch

Three Storms at Horseshoe Canyon Dude Ranch

Mother nature has brought us some “real” winter weather this season at the ranch. The first storm was supposed to be the “big one” but we seemed to dodge the bullet. Storm #2 Storm #3 was the biggest.  We received 18″ to 20″. The weather man has said that our weather is going to only … 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

New Adventure at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch

New Adventure at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch

Before Scott and Jennifer Hoover (wranglers) returned  to Utah, Scott needed to design something for his internship.  He thought for awhile and came up with the idea of designing another   Via feratta the build on the ranch.  This new via feratta is quite different from our first.  It is quite challenging and we think you … Read More