From the Horses Mouth Blog

My Little Cowgirl

We had some fantastic early spring weather here at the ranch and we spent every moment we could outside soaking in that vitamin D.  The April showers have since arrived, but I thought I would share with you one of Emily's favorite activities during those...

Winter Horse Therapy

Winter is slowly loosening its icy grip on us here at Western Pleasure Guest Ranch and I am suffering from some serious cabin fever symptoms.  So today, I left the kids with mom for a couple hours so I could go outside for some winter...

I’m dreaming of a white Christma…..wait…what?!

www.westernpleasureranch.comemail: [email protected] woke up this morning and looked out my window to find that our little piece of paradise was once again wrapped in a blanket of fluffy white snow.  It’s the perfect Christmas postcard scene here in North Idaho.  Now, I have to admit...

2013 Dude Ranchers’ Association Convention

Well I have just returned from the 2013 Dude Ranchers’ Convention at the Rancho de los Caballeros in Wickenburg, Arizona.  My parents (Roley and Janice) were good enough to take the whole family along with them to this annual convention.  It was great to see...

Gift Shop Goods

Can you believe that it is now less than two months before Christmas arrives?! I noticed, the other day, someone had made this same statement on their Facebook page and I had to read it a few more times before it really sunk in.  Crimany...

Songs From the Ranch (By Way of Nashville)

Remember those songs that we played around the campfire at the ranch?  We are excited to share with you our newest project here at the ranch. Those great campfire songs, the ones you just can’t forget like Tulip the Goat, Sheriff Ron, Amos and Andy...

A Day in the Life of a Ranch Babe

Have you ever wondered what goes on at a North Idaho guest ranch during the unpredictable month of March? Through rain, snow, hail or sunshine, the ranch-hands continue their work on the ranch. Follow Emily through her day and learn just what a ranch babe...

Contest Winners!!

Congratulations to our 12 contest winners!!!  Ellen Zirkle LarsenJim TaskerFred WurdenConnie BarbeauAlex MuellerCathrine McClintickGene RowleyConnie Eigell-SmithJane Derr BettsTyler RibailShelly ThompsonLiz LuizEach of these 12 winners will receive one raffle ticket for the Dude Ranch Association Ranch Raffle.  The drawing for the ranch raffle will occur on April...

Ranch Cookies

I thought I would share with you my most favorite cookie recipe.  This is my grandma's Ranch Cookie recipe that comes from our family recipe book.  I love to make these in the summer for our guests as an after lunch dessert.  I hope you...