From the Horses Mouth Blog

solar eclipse ride
Solar Eclipse Horseback Ride

Looking for a unique way to view the once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse on August 21? Join us for a Solar Eclipse Horseback Ride to The Big Hill to view this amazing event. Arrive at Western Pleasure Guest Ranch at 8:30 am for orientation and head...

Summer thunderstorm at Western Pleasure Guest Ranch
A Summer of Fun on the Ranch

The summer of 2017 continues to be full of ranch fun, great weather, fabulous guests from near and far, and experiences and memories that will last a lifetime. Although our summer season is only halfway over, I wanted to share some images that tell the...

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....