All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘guest ranch’

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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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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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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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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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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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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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A Ranch Adventure Vacation – May Trail Maintenance

Spring Trail Maintenance – Dude Ranch Work Vacation By popular demand! A new get-away idea! May 13 to May 19 So, if you want to get away from the telephone ringing, the traffic, the TV commercials every six minutes And you think that celebrating spring might include hauling logs, carrying buckets of dirt up steep climbs setting fence posts and a …

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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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