All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘colorado’

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Colorado Dude Ranch Wildfires and Wildflowers

Sundance Trail is up to our knees in wildflowers! Boy what a difference a year can make! A year ago we were worried about wildfires, this year we are enjoying wild-flowers. I just received a call from a soon-to-arrive guest, asking if the smoke was bad. She had seen some sensational reports of the South Fork and Prescott evacuations. South …

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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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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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Family Christmas Week at Sundance Trail Guest Ranch

Family Christmas Dude Ranch Vacation: December 22 – 26, 2012 4 night Package 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!. …

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Colorado Dude Ranch: Sundance Trail & High Park Fire

Goodbye, Daphne Duck! Rest in Peace, High Park Fire. You are now just an Adventure Vacation chapter in our Colorado Dude Ranch History! Joy and Gratitude! So many folks have called or emailed – we are deeply moved by your friendship and concern. Thank You! Feel free to reply below. The High Park fire is no longer news. More than …

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Colorado Dude Ranch Special Rates: 7/8, 7/15 & 7/22

Create Your Own Family Dude Ranch Vacation Rates for July 8, July 15 & July 22! Time is running out & we are getting downright enthusiastic to book all rooms for July! (The week of  8/1 and 8/29 are fully booked – Sorry.) Give us a call (970-224-1222) and Enjoy Serious Significant Savings! Every week can be a special week. …

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Sundance Trail Dude Ranch & High Park Fire Colorado

Wow! So many emails and phone calls! Y’all make us feel very cared for. The fire remains at least 25 miles south east of us and on the other side of the river ( a major big protective fire line). Our prevailing winds continue to be from the west or northwest, pushing the fire away (and filling Fort Collins with …

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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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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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