Tarryall River Ranch Blog

USA Pro Cycling Challenge at Tarryall River Ranch

Posted by Bex Atnip

May 22, 2014 2:02:15 PM

The route for Stage 5 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge will run smack dab in front of Tarryall River Ranch on Friday, August 22nd.  We still have a couple of cabins available the week of August 17-23rd, so if you're interested in getting a front row seat for the race, give Bex a call or email.  Here's the information about the race provided by the USA Pro Cycling Challenge website:

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Topics: Special Events at the Dude Ranch, Tarryall River Ranch Experience

Colorado Guest Ranch: Do guests only ride nose-to-tail?

Posted by Bex Atnip

May 4, 2014 8:23:07 PM

When I speak with people on the phone who have taken a ride with an outfitter or who have heard second-hand about horseback riding at different locales, they often ask, "Do we have to ride nose-to-tail all the time?"

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Topics: Dude Ranch Experience, Tarryall River Ranch Experience

Barney Fife and Colorado Dude Ranches: 3 Surprising Things They Have in Common

Posted by Bex Atnip

Apr 27, 2014 9:03:17 PM

Barney Fife had a knack for giving us insight into things otherwise deemed as mysteries.  It recently came to my attention that having grown up watching the Andy Griffith show, I have a very unusual recall of dude ranch experiences that relate to the life lessons of Bernard P. Fife.  So, I thought I'd share these three that might come as quite a shock to you:

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Topics: Dude Ranch Experience

Colorado Guest Ranch: Best Eight in Central Colorado

Posted by Bex Atnip

Apr 17, 2014 9:12:00 PM

In an effort to provide you with a list of the best guest ranches within Colorado, I've compiled the top eight below Interstate 70 but above Highway 50.  If you don't know where those roads are, it really doesn't matter.  What you should know is that these ranches are between Denver and Pueblo's latitudes.  Though, if you're more interested in a vacation down in southern Colorado, check out our last list.

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Topics: Dude Ranch Experience

Top Five Myths of Horses and Riding at the Colorado Guest Ranch

Posted by Bex Atnip

Apr 13, 2014 7:17:00 PM

1)  Horseback riding is just sitting.

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Topics: Dude Ranch Experience

"Madly," Colorado Guest Ranch Dog of the Year

Posted by Bex Atnip

Apr 11, 2014 11:26:17 AM

So, Colorado Guest Ranch Dog of the Year isn't exactly a real award, but I thought this pup deserved some props on being, well......all-around cool.  She's got spunk, an independent, go-get-those-squirrels-attitude, and a strong desire to be cute.  Here's her bio (she helped put it together):

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Topics: Tarryall River Ranch Experience

Six Best Guest Ranches in Southern Colorado

Posted by Bex Atnip

Apr 10, 2014 11:02:44 AM

When folks begin their search for guest ranches whether at Tarryall River Ranch or others, one of their first concerns is location.  And because they get the sense from us that we want to help them find a great fit for their vacation, they ask us who our fellow dude ranchers are within Colorado.

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Topics: Dude Ranch Experience

Colorado Horseback Riding: Top 11 Items to Carry in Your Saddlebag

Posted by Bex Atnip

Apr 8, 2014 11:51:00 AM

Here are some of the items our wranglers carry on the trail and what you may need to consider bringing with you on your Colorado horseback riding adventure:

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Topics: Colorado Horseback Riding

Colorado Guest Ranch: Cancer Survivor Retreat at Tarryall River Ranch

Posted by Bex Atnip

Apr 7, 2014 2:50:00 PM

Your Colorado Guest Ranch is hosting a Cancer Survivor and Supporter Retreat on May 31 from 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Come on out and enjoy a horseback ride, resorative yoga session, lunch, and group photograph.  In addition, Rebecca Weintraub, Ph.D. and Breast Cancer survivor, will be our guest speaker for the day.  There will be a $50 fee for the full event and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation.  For information on reserving your spot for this once-in-a-lifetime event, call 800-408-8407 and speak to Bex.

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Topics: Tarryall River Ranch Experience

Colorado Guest Ranch: Choosing the Right Cowboy Hat

Posted by Bex Atnip

Apr 6, 2014 4:26:19 PM

Need a cowboy hat to make your Colorado guest ranch experience more authentic?  Here are several characterisics of hats that give you the flexibility to find the one that suits you best.  Or, if you already have a hat and need some tips on how to wear it, then check out our blog about hat etiquette.

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