Horse Riding Requires a Smart Look…and Smell!

Horse riding at Black Mountain Colorado Dude Ranch is an experience that attracts visitors from every demographic. There is just something pristine, exciting and invigorating about mounting and assuming command of a strong, magnificent creature that attracts a diverse crowd. The two-legged kind of riders our horses enjoy; however, there are other “riders” they don’t enjoy […]

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Riding A Horse of a Different Color

Solids of all kinds, spotted, striped, speckled, flecked or dappled – just what color IS that horse you’re riding? The horses at Black Mountain Ranch come in a wide range of colors and patterns so we thought our guests might like to learn how to tell some of them apart. In this article, we’ll be […]

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A Good Horseman Is More Than Just Riding

A Good Horseman is More than just Riding You heard the term “horseman” and you immediately assumed: “Someone who is good at horse riding.”  Your assumption was partly accurate.  The term horseman means any man or woman who can easily communicate with whatever horse that shows up. Just like people, horses have different ways of […]

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