WANTED: Pack Camp Cook and Driver

An immediate opportunity to join the Black Mountain Ranch crew. You’ll be in charge of running our overnight pack camp trips, cooking dinner and breakfast for approx 20 people 2 nights a week. You’ll also drive our guests to the Steamboat Springs Rodeo on Friday nights and do guest pick ups and drop offs in […]

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Horse Riding From the Ground Up

Whoa, partner! There’s nothing better than horseback riding, but let’s gain some confidence in handling that horse before you mount up. There are some things to understand about horses that will make both of you feel happier and more secure. Horses are prey animals with a strong urge to flee from potential danger, so one […]

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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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