From the Horses Mouth Blog

indoor arena addition
Improvements and Additions at the Ranch

We are very excited about this project as it expands our ability to provide horseback activities in all kinds of weather for our ranch guests. With the completion of this addition, we also hope to offer more horsemanship clinics taught by various clinicians....

18 Summers for Family Vacations
18 Summers for Family Vacation

I only have a limited amount of time to make those summertime childhood memories, in fact, I have 11 Summers left. Idaho's tourism website VisitIdaho.org has been reminding us parents that our time is limited. Summer isn't the only thing that goes by fast,...

Idaho Travel
Idaho Vacation – An Underappreciated Gem

Let’s play a game. You are going to go on a summer vacation. Your goal is to experience the American West. You want to visit a national park and stay at a dude ranch as well. What States come to mind for this kind of...

Colt Starting Photo Blog

They say if March comes in like a lion, she'll go out like a lamb. What does it been if March is a lion all month long? That is how March was but she is gone now and April has arrived. With the...

Authentic Travel
Authentic Travel

To be immersed in a culture or location, leaving behind that which one came to escape; that is when today's traveler feels they have experienced something authentic....

10 Things To Do In Sandpoint In the Summer
10 Things to do in Sandpoint in the Summer

Sandpoint, Idaho is a four season, vacation destination town located between the Selkirk and Cabinet Mountain ranges, in the panhandle of Idaho, just 60 miles from the Canadian border. Sandpoint sits on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille and at the base of Schweitzer Mountain,...

Arizona Dude Ranch
Where do dude ranchers go on vacation?

Where do dude ranchers go on vacation? To a dude ranch of course! At the convention at the Tanque Verde Ranch, we must confess we skipped a few meetings to enjoy a ride through the dessert, a dip in the hot tub or a nap....

family vacation trail ride
Family Vacation

Experience the spirit of the west as a family while you ride, bike and hike the meadows, trails and mountains of North Idaho....

Western Pleasure Guest Ranch Adventure
Ranch Adventure and a Winter Storm Warning

The snow removal team has been working all day long for nearly 3 days straight to shovel roofs, plow roads and horse pens, snow-blow walkways and do it all over again as more snow arrives. But all this snow doesn't mean just work. With lots...

Things to do in Sandpoint
10 Things To Do On Vacation In Sandpoint In The Winter

Sandpoint and the surrounding areas are truly an outdoors man's paradise. Sandpoint has four very distinct seasons and each season has a unique draw of its own. Winter is no exception. With snow in abundance from mid December through February and sometimes beyond, there is...