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Dude Ranch Vacations + Grandparents = A lifelong memory.

Every so often we’re asked wether a dude ranch vacation is perfect for the grandparents and to be honest, they have always had a “grand” time on the ranch. It’s wonderful to have grandparents that love to travel and can think of no better traveling partners than their precious grandchildren. Most often, we see grandparentsRead more


Plan for Fun on a Family Dude Ranch Vacation

Author: Tom Sample Some people have a love for the Wild West. Although it’s not so “wild” anymore, there is a certain romance to the whole cowboy image. Horses, campfires, riding the range – some people wish they could experience life the way it used to be. Now, you can. Many families are choosing toRead more

This cutthroat was pulled out of a deep hole by Tim last Saturday. It still had a fly in its mouth from a previous battle. He was released and out there for someone else to fight!

Top Ten Reasons to Fly Fish During Your Stay:

10. Cutthroat Trout – they are just so BEAUTIFUL! You have to see this fish. 9. Fly fishing is part of the western experience. It is just the norm out here. 8. For those of you who do not like fishing, the scenery alone is reason enough to make this trip happen. Bring a camera!Read more


Explorer TV video of Red Horse Mountain Ranch

In 2010, Red Horse Mountain Ranch and our all inclusive family dude ranch vacations were featured on Explorer TV. You can see the video here! [youtube][/youtube] Related posts: Ready for New Faces Horses 101: A Few Things to Know About Horses For Your Dude Ranch Experience! Red Horse Mountain Dude Ranch: A Unique Environmental ExperienceRead more

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Dude Ranch Vacation updates for the 2010 Summer Season

At the ranch there is a stir of excitement. I think it comes when  spring draws to a close. We’re all anticipating temperatures to break into the 70’s this week. Winter, we hope, now becomes a memory but in Idaho, you expect weather to change. In the next few weeks, the final touches are beingRead more

Morel Mushroom

Morels and New Guests

While clearing trail in the spring it is always a pleasant treat when we stumble upon some yummy Morel Mushrooms and Fiddle Heads (premature fern plants). Fix it up with some moose steak and you have yourself a delicious dinner Our first week back open is going great! We have one guest from England andRead more

Moose? Potter? Beetle? Look at those legs and that birthmark on his side.

Welcome DUKE……. and MOOSE too!!

Thank you for all your votes! Many people wanted Burg, Prayer, Reed, and Potter, but it came down to a two way tie between DUKE and MOOSE. We just got a new horse last week who is the same color as a moose and just as tall as this guy. So we came up withRead more

Current Specials on Spokane, Washington Flights

$258 Round Trip from Boston, MA to Spokane, WA Advanced purchase of 14 days required, available for travel 7 days per week, no minimum stay. Travel in the next 330 days. $238 Round Trip from Los Angeles, CA to Spokane, WA (unadvertised) Limited availability, advanced purchase of 14 days, available for travel 7 days/week, TravelRead more

2 Day Flight Sale

For those of you headed to the ranch this summer for your ranch vacation, USA today reported late this evening… Some steep discounts are available to air travelers in the next two days in what one industry analyst calls “the first big summer fare sale” of the year. AirTran sparked the sale this week, withRead more

Girls' Getaway Week Special!

Time to Cowgirl up Imagine lying in the woods on a far off mountain top: smelling the pine-scented air, listening to the crickets, and catching the final rays of summer on your face.  You’ll be headed back to the ranch soon, with one of our guides and your trusted horse; you can almost feel theRead more