Articles Tagged 'Steamboat Springs'

8 Reasons to Enjoy Christmas at a Guest Ranch

Dude Ranch Blog — December 6, 2017
Why not live out a bit of the horsey holiday dream? Experience Christmas on a dude ranch. by Karen Braschayko I confess that I have a deep weakness for Christmas movies, especially the kind with snowy forests in the background and storylines that wrap up neatly with a sparkly bow.… Read more »

Adults-Only Dude Ranch Vacations Autumn 2017

Dude Ranch Blog — August 20, 2017
by Karen Braschayko These ranch weeks offer fall fun tailored for adult guests. For grownups seeking a quiet break after a hot, busy summer, a dude ranch vacation in the cool mountains can be a refreshing diversion. Many guest ranches offer customized adults-only weeks once the kids are back in… Read more »

My Introduction to Cattle Branding

Dude Ranch Blog — May 31, 2012
For my summer vacation away from college, I'm working as a wrangler at The Home Ranch in Colorado. Read about my experience as a first-time calf brander! by Molly Murphy My Western education at The Home Ranch started almost immediately after I arrived for work on Friday afternoon. A CPR/First… Read more »

Finding the Perfect Cowboy Hat

Dude Ranch Blog — May 22, 2012
My first immersion into the Western lifestyle as I chose my first "real" cowboy hat. by Molly Murphy Okay, so, full disclosure–– I am not a cowgirl. Yes, I am working as a wrangler for the Home Ranch, a dude ranch near Steamboat Springs, Colorado for the summer. Yes, I… Read more »