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What to Pack for a Family Dude Ranch Vacation

2021-03-04T12:26:49-07:00April 1st, 2020|Dude Ranch, General|

When planning your dude ranch vacation, you may wonder what items you should bring for the best and most comfortable experience. It’s ideal to be prepared when your family is considering the various outdoor activities offered by our all-inclusive dude ranch, whether it be horseback riding, whitewater rafting, fly fishing, or hiking in the mountains.  [...]

Select the Dude Ranch Where Everyone Rounds Up Enjoyment

2016-12-26T04:55:23-07:00November 13th, 2013|All Inclusive Family Vacations, General|

When it comes to selecting a ranch for your vacation getaway, there are several points that you will want to consider. There are many guest ranch options available, making a selection even more challenging when you are seeking out fun for the entire family. At Colorado Trails Ranch, we offer a vast array of activities [...]

Meet Fish and Frog, Our New Draft Horses

2017-02-01T07:21:45-07:00July 5th, 2012|General, Horseback Riding Vacations|

The next time you and your family come to Colorado Trails Dude Ranch in Durango, CO, for all inclusive family vacations, we’ll introduce you to two new members of our own family: two draft horses named Fish and Frog. Fish and Frog aren’t just any draft horses. As full brothers born only two years apart, [...]

Interesting Info to Bring Along on Horseback Riding Vacations

2017-02-03T03:57:17-07:00April 5th, 2012|General, Horseback Riding Vacations|

Guests to our Colorado dude ranch who have not ridden before, or spent much time around horses, can find it much easier to quickly become confidant about their time in the saddle by being more familiar with these magnificent animals. After all, they are a main part of your focus for horseback riding vacations. Unlike [...]

Getting to Know Saddles Before Dude Ranch Vacations

2017-02-03T04:09:57-07:00January 19th, 2012|General, Horseback Riding Vacations|

At Colorado Trails Ranch, we offer families a chance to go on horseback riding vacations that they'll never forget. Before you head to Colorado for your ideal dude ranch vacation, however, you should educate yourself a little about the Western saddle. Western Saddles vs. English Saddles You may be aware that there are two main [...]

Cruise Vacations on Horseback

2017-02-03T04:20:55-07:00December 8th, 2011|Dude Ranch, General|

Vacationing in one spot, only having to unpack once, meals and activities all at the same location, sounds like a cruise…..or a dude ranch vacation. You can think of a dude ranch vacation as a cruise on horseback and know just what you are getting into. As with a cruise, you can get settled into [...]

Cowboy Boots Aren’t Just Fashionable Dude Ranch Footwear

2017-02-03T04:24:58-07:00October 27th, 2011|Dude Ranch, General|

There's a reason that cowboys of both past and present wear cowboy boots. Far more than fashionable footwear; cowboy boots by design are the best footwear for riding horseback. As a matter of fact, at Colorado Trails Dude Ranch, we require all of our guests who plan to go horseback riding to have smooth-soled footwear [...]

How To Have the Best Horseback Riding Vacations

2017-02-03T04:32:53-07:00August 18th, 2011|General, Horseback Riding Vacations|

Did you know that you and your horse are supposed to work as a team? That's the secret to a truly enjoyable experience on any type of horseback riding vacations. Here at Colorado Trails guest ranch, we understand that spending a week in the saddle having a great time begins by matching each guest to [...]

Fall Dude Ranch Vacations – Horseman’s Week

2017-02-03T04:39:25-07:00August 4th, 2011|General, Horseback Riding Vacations|

Horseman's Week at Colorado Trails Dude Ranch is an excellent fall vacation opportunity. Perfect for families with older children, couples, and individuals, Horseman's Week immerses you in horseback riding through the picturesque San Juan Mountains. Our 2011 dates are September 4 through September 11 and include 20% off our regular rates. What Happens During Horseman's [...]

5 Reasons Why Our Horseback Riding Vacations Are the Best

2017-02-03T04:50:21-07:00June 16th, 2011|General, Horseback Riding Vacations|

If you're doubtful that horseback riding vacations won't be your cup of tea... you not being an experienced rider and all, think again. At Colorado Trails Dude Ranch, we offer horseback riding lessons and are super adept at matching every guest up with the right horse to match their personality and experience level. You're going [...]

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