Leave the Arena Behind: It’s Time for a Colorado Dude Ranch Vacation!

Hey there, horse enthusiasts! Are you getting a little tired of just going around and around in circles? No matter how nice the indoor or outdoor arena is where you normally ride, it just can’t compare to mounting up in big sky country and enjoying the unforgettable adventure of a Colorado Dude Ranch vacation. If you need help knowing just What is a Dude Ranch is, we have you covered. Even if you’re an avid trail rider back home, Black Mountain Ranch has more to offer than you can even imagine. Picture 1,000 privately-owned acres smack-dab …

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Easy Horse Riding Stretches Make Your Dude Ranch Vacation All Smiles and No Sores

Even if you are a beginner at horse riding, a few easy stretches can keep you comfortable in the saddle on your dude ranch vacation. See how increasing your flexibility can improve your horsemanship, and help you enjoy an unforgettable experience. Sitting on a horse is lot different from sitting on a couch. Your body gets a fun and effective workout that burns calories and tones up muscles. Improving your flexibility helps you to ride better and stay safe. You will come back from a long ride feeling limber and ready for an evening …

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Disney Alternatives: Mickey vs Mr. Ed

So you’re planning your next vacation. The kids want to hit the rides, go swimming and eat as much junk as they can con you into. You, on the other hand, want to see the sights, but not from hundreds of feet in the air as you’re whirling around on a ride into which you have to be strapped. You, too, want to eat wonderful foods you don’t have to cook, sleep on a soft bed you don’t have to make and just relax. Well, have we got news for you! How about fresh mountain air, food cooked …

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2014 Season Halfway Point!

We just looked and we are almost halfway through our 2014 season! How quickly time flies! What has happened so far this season? We truly have an amazing staff and have fantastic guests. Every year, at some point during the summer, we say “this is the best summer ever,” and we’ve been saying it since the first week! Jake’s Lake has a beautiful new cabin and dock for swimming and fishing. We have added some great new horses and have nearly 100 in our herd now! The lodge …

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Comfortable Cabins

Relax comfortably in one of our many cabin options.  Here at Black Mountain Colorado Dude Ranch, our cabins range from one queen bed studios to three bedroom log cabins, all furnished to give you the ultimate ranch experience.  We have a variety of options to make your vacation perfect! You can take a look at the full Cabins page here, or look at some of the cabin photos below. Golden Eagle Cabin Columbine Cabin Red Tail Hawk Suite Castle Peak Suite Longs Peak Suite …

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