Category Archive for: ‘Dude Ranch & Bed and Breakfast Life’

Learn to paint at the Dude Ranch Painting Cllass

When the Lights Come On

April 9th Painting Party As the sun sets, and it’s last rays reach across my meadow, I see far away through the valley and down into the high plains of Colorado.  From my vantage, a towering smoke stack sends out a single beacon of light. White swathes of snow break up the greys and browns of winter on the harvested farmlands below. Our artist, Amy Brackenbury, has …

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“Try your hand with a brush”

Painting, Wine, & Supper Parties at Sundance Trail Spring 2016

Even if you’ve never painted anything, come find your inner artist in one evening! All tools and supplies (except the wine) are provided.  – Cost $55.00/person, includes tools, supplies and supper – Wine is available for sale here at our store, or you’re welcome to bring your own.  – Reservations and $20.00 deposit required by 5:00 p.m. the day before …

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“Try your hand with a brush”

Painting Class, Wine & Supper Parties at Sundance Trail Dude Ranch – 2016

Painting Class, Wine & Supper Parties start March 5th, 2016! Last summer’s Introduction to Painting Class was so successful that our “resident artist” has agreed to teach another class. In this 4 hour party you will have the opportunity to “try your hand with a brush” under the care and coaching of professional artist Amy Brackenbury. Even if you have …

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Smoke

Name: Smoke Color & Markings: Gray with darker mane & tail. Much like Pepper, but different equipment “under the hood.” Horse Age: Old, very old, old as dirt Horse Size: Medium Rider Size: Adult Rider Skill: Intermediate Bit: tom thumb Watch for: Weight drop – can be a hard keeper. Comments: Arrived November 2005. This horse belongs to Frank Winter, …

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Guest Ranch Winter

Winter Dude Ranch Wrangler – Caretaker September 2014

This position will open in September 2014 The Winter Dude Ranch caretaker/ Guest Ranch Wrangler is a nine month position (September through May) that usually takes a leadership position the next summer.  During the fall/winter/spring months the ranch is open as a Red Feather Lakes Pet Friendly Bed & Breakfast with daily horseback riding.Typically we have no more than 10-14 …

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Co;orado Dude Ranch Sundance Winter Horseback Ride

2014 Valentines Day Get-Away

♥ Come away for a romantic week-end with your sweetheart. A rose, a bite of chocolate truffle. ♥ Horse back riding in the snow & Hot chocolate by the fireplace. ♥ Dinner on Friday through breakfast on Sunday. Two nights lodging (February 14th & February 15th). ♥ Daily horseback rides. How about a Murder Mystery Game? Interested? ♥ $400/couple for the week-end Call Ellen …

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2013 Christmas Tree Cutting December 7 – 15

Cutting your own Christmas tree in the forest can be a great family adventure! Consider visiting us for a night or two of Bed & Breakfast quiet get-away and maybe a bit of horseback riding in the snow. And then, on your way home, stop at the Canyon Lakes Ranger District Christmas Tree Sale! Think of us as a ranch …

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Dude Ranch Sundance Trail NamelessFilly 20130412

Colorado Dude Ranch: Hello’s and Good Byes

New Arrivals and Sad-Joyful Departing’s Hello Nameless Filly! Last summer, Justin rescued a very skinny and remarkably ugly little gray mare named Jazzy. Under his skillful watch, Jazzy blossomed into a fat and loving all-around children’s horse  –  a favorite! In March, Jazzy started looking “funny.” You know, this big bulgy tummy started sticking out. Not worms, not melanoma, not …

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Flatstanley

A Unique Sundance Trail Guest

Introducing Flat Stanley to Our Dude Ranch Life: Flat Stanley is a pal of our friend Julian Byrnes from New York. He loves to travel and Julian suggested that he might enjoy  experiencing a Colorado Dude Ranch vacation. Flat Stanley arrived and immediately threw himself into the excitement of winter in the Rocky Mountains. He had to be a little …

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Christmas at Sundance Trail Dude Ranch – 10% Discount!

Family Christmas Dude Ranch Vacation: 10% Discount December, 2012 Details and rates here. Come join us and relax over a long Holiday weekend. Let us cook and clean! A  Christmas Eve Seven Course Dinner, a Family Style Christmas Dinner of Turkey carved at the table; a Champagne Breakfast on Boxing Day: family fun, including for mom!. Some typical Morning Activities: …

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