Category Archive for: ‘Colorado Family Dude Ranch Vacations’

Our Colorado Dude Ranch Family Has A New Member!

Shasta Had Her Baby — a family adventure vacation! Sundance Trail Guest Ranch, a small Colorado dude ranch, doesn’t usually have pregnant mares, so this was an exciting new adventure for us. Welcome to the world little Miss Not-Yet -Named! Request our Dude Ranch brochure, or Download pdf now, or Email the ranch.

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Dude Ranch Disc Golf: Wright Life’s Grateful Disc Tourney

Colorado Dude Ranch: The Thirty-fifth Annual Grateful Disc! Disc golf at our dude ranch can be quite a family adventure! This is the 35th Annual Grateful Disc Festival. Yee-haw! For the first time in all these years, we have beautiful weather . Yes, most years we have snow and sleet and freezing rain. No one is complaining! Here are a …

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10 Common Questions People Ask Our Dude Ranch

1. Do you have a less-than-a-full-week stay? Answer: Yes! We offer a four-day, three night family vacation: Sunday afternoon through some-time Wednesday OR Wednesday afternoon through Saturday afternoon. Details in the “4 Day/ 3 Night Prices Section” of the Summer Rates Page. 2. How is the shorter stay different? Answer: Our riding program is NOT nose-to-tail! It is based on …

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Fireworks Dude Ranch Vacation Saturday July 7th!

Fourth of July Celebration & Dude Ranch Vacation You can plan your Family Adventure Vacation to include some of the most amazing, awe-inspiring and impressive Independence Day fireworks in the state of Colorado! If you are staying with us the dude ranch week starting Sunday July 1st, , OR If you are arriving for the dude ranch week starting Sunday …

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Summer Vacation Plans Made? Time to Make Reservations!

Dude Ranch Vacation Events near the Sundance Trail Guest Ranch Lots of great summer family adventure vacation opportunities coming up this summer. Here’s just four: #1 Greeley Stampede June 22–July 4, 2012 Dust off your cowboy boots for one of Colorado’s largest summer festivals and rodeos. Dating back to the 1800s, Greeley’s Fourth of July celebration puts the “Yeehaw!” in …

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Dude Ranch Horse Leo Has Retired

Ever Wonder Where Our Colorado Ranch Vacation Horses Retire? Hello Sundance Trail Guest Ranch, I talked to Justin the other day and thought that you might want to see a couple of pictures of Leo. He and Matthew have really bonded and spend most weekends riding around in the pasture. They are the perfect match, and Leo seems to enjoy …

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Pet Friendly Colorado Dude Ranch Vacations

You Dogs and Horses are welcome here! You can be part of your family’s adventure vacation! Hi! I’m Jack-jack, the official Sundance Trail Guest Ranch Dog. My job is to be so happy I can barely stand it! Also, I lead some special “dog-only” activities like chasing the cats and the goats (when they want to play too, otherwise they …

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Yeehaw! 2012 Summer Dude Ranch Jobs

Colorado Guest Ranch Summer Employment Summer is coming soon – yeehaw! We are now looking over applications for summer 2012. Here’s some highlights: Summer Dude Ranch Kitchen Staff Don’t listen to those wranglers! YOU are the most important part of our ranch! Some of the most important memories that we want to create for our guests are meal memories. We …

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Dude Ranch Quiz: What is This Horse Saying???

Colorado Dude Ranch horses communicate very clearly! This quiz is part of a series of articles that we have written in the  Sundance Trail Guest Ranch Horse Safety and Horse Communication collection, including Speaking to Your Dude Ranch Horse Part 1 and Speaking to your Dude Ranch Horse Part 2. When at Sundance Trail Guest Ranch, either for a summer …

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Bears Invade Dude Ranch! (and Mooses too!)

Guest Ranch take-over!!! –After successfully keeping momma black bear and her cubs out of the dumpster and the kitchen all summer, Sundance Trail Guest Ranch has been been completely overrun with bears… and mooses*!! -Take home a bear as a memory of your ranch vacation! Or maybe a Christmas present from your family vacation. Looks like there’s a whole herd …

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What Makes Us Different?

Size – We are a Small Dude Ranch
No name tags. No crowds. No lines.

Relaxed & Flexible
Take off your watch. You won’t need it. We keep riding groups small so we are able to be very flexible in our riding program and activities.

Adventure Vacation
In addition to horseback riding we offer Rafting, Rock Climbing, Shooting, Hiking, Mountain Biking and much more!

We Love to Teach
We believe that riding should be fun, should be safe, and that learning never ends.

Not a Nose-to-Tail Program
Our wranglers will never tell you to “get in line.” We don’t believe in lines!

Concern for Your Safety
We follow the standards of the American Association of Horsemanship Safety,and our wranglers are Safety Certified by the Dude Ranchers Association.

Concern for the Environment
We live the “No Trace” Ethic, which means that we do our best to leave a very small foot-print in our National Forest.

Pet Friendly
We are the only pet friendly dude ranch that we know! Your dog, if he/she is well mannered around children and other animals, is welcome!

Family Orientation
We enjoy sharing our lifestyle with people, especially families. We enjoy helping families play together.

Come Visit Us
This is our home, we live here and we’re open year-round.
You are very welcome to come visit us just give us a call!

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