Get a Taste of Our 5-Course Wine Dinner Here at Red Horse Mountain


Imagine an event packed week of riding, activities such as kayaking, hiking, or fishing, and nights full of fun at musical campfires and singing at the saloon.  Here at Red Horse Mountain this jam-packed week is topped off with a gourmet wine dinner, adding an elegant twist to an adventurous week at one of the top dude ranches in the west.  At Red Horse Mountain you will find yourself getting closer to your family and loved ones as you sit down together for every meal, and our end of the week wine dinner is the perfect way to end the week! It also gives the adults a chance to enjoy some wine and courses that are served beautifully plated, while the kids have a blast playing games at campfire meadow and enjoying their own meal of homemade mac & cheese and chicken tenders.  So, what does a 5-course dinner at a dude ranch consist of? On the menu… Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Amaretto Creme Fraiche and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Roasted Fennel Salad with Mixed Greens, « Continue »

Red Horse Mountain Dude Ranch: A Unique Environmental Experience


While there are many dude ranches around the country, RHMR offers guests a chance to take a break from the busyness of society by spending time out in the wilderness! It is always important for families and loved ones, especially children, to experience the outdoors away from video games and laptops. Technology is something that can keep people from really enjoying a vacation, and here at Red Horse it is something that allows our guests to be out in nature and focus on being with their families or significant other.  Many people are surprised to see that we have no cell phone service! Although it is possible to catch a text or two up at our 63-foot rock-climbing wall, you can plan on taking a break from the obligation of your cell phone, and this is one of the many satisfying aspects of venturing down a new path! While our cell service may be limited, make sure to check out our amenities to learn what else we have to offer. Environmental tourism as well as Agritourism are on the « Continue »

Find Out Why Our Chef, Steve Gallant, Loves Red Horse Mountain Ranch, And Try Out One Of His Delicious Recipes!


When guests come to Red Horse Mountain Ranch for the first time, they may expect the typical and basic home-style meal, but for those who have experienced the food at Red Horse, they know this is not the case!  Comfort food with a classy edge is what our guests find here, and it can only come from a dedicated and experienced kitchen staff.  Steve Gallant, our dinner and all-around chef, made this season an amazing one for the pallets of our guests!  Steve is never satisfied unless the quality and taste of his food is the best it can be, and this definitely showed in the feedback he received from our guests.  One of the greatest aspects of Red Horse Mountain staff members is that they are not just here for a job, they become personally involved in spending time with the guests and making them feel at home and welcome, even if they spend hours in the kitchen preparing the meals!  Here are a few things about Steve along with one of his delicious recipes! What made you decide to enroll in « Continue »

Explore Your Way To Red Horse Mountain Ranch on Northern Idaho’s Scenic Byways!


One of the greatest things about visiting Red Horse Mountain Dude Ranch is that there are many things to do in the surrounding area for families or travelers that want to further explore Idaho.  While many of our guests arrive on a shuttle from the airport, many also choose to rent a car and spend time in nearby Coeur d’ Alene to explore the city and do some sightseeing.  The most common drive to Red Horse Mountain is a beautiful one on Idaho-97 via Interstate 90, and its beauty, among other aspects, is why it was designated as the Coeur d’Alene Scenic Byway! Scenic byways are significant to a respective area in that they are established when it's recognized that it has six elements that call for the preservation of a region.  This includes scenic quality, natural quality, historic quality, archeological quality, cultural quality, and recreational quality.  The route along the Coeur d’ Alene Lake named a scenic byway exemplifies each of these! Drive along a beautiful wooded and « Continue »

Meet Lauren, Our Pastry Chef Here at Red Horse Mountain Ranch, And Check Out a Holiday Recipe!

One of Lauren's delicious cheesecakes!

Lauren, our full-time pastry chef, spends an extensive amount of time at the ranch making sure our guests have the most delicious muffins, scones, desserts, and bread- all made from scratch! From 6 am until dinner, she is in the bakery of our kitchen making sure everything is perfect and fitting to the taste of our guests. One of the most appreciated aspects of our kitchen at Red Horse Mountain Ranch is that we cater to all food preferences, whether it is gluten or diary free, vegetarian, or individual allergies, Lauren can bake an exceptional dessert, bread, or whatever is needed! Our guests always appreciate the personal attention they gain if there is a need for particular dietary needs. Lauren’s bread, desserts, and other baked goods are always a favorite! Delectable pastries and bread can only come from a passionate pastry chef, and as an all-inclusive dude ranch this is definitely a well-valued asset for us, and especially for our guests! We always recognize and value the « Continue »