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Saddleback Ranch

Address: 37350 RCR 179, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Phone Number: 970-879-3711
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Ranch & Farm
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Owner description: A 8,000 acre fourth generation working cattle ranch 15 miles west of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Escape to Saddleback Ranch to enjoy a relaxing day of riding, working cattle and seeing some gorgeous scenery. It is a day you will never forget! Saddleback Ranch is a located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Family Owned and Operated!In the winter we offer:2 hour Photo Opportunity Horseback Rides, Snowmobile Tours and Dinner Tours, Dinner Sleigh Rides YEE-HAW Tubing Hill. In the summer we offer:Cattle Drives- a 4 hour ride moving cattle2 hour Photo Opportunity Rides- Afternoon Horseback or Wagon Dinner Rides ATV Tours
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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful family offering an amazing experience! Luanna and her family are super nice people. The horseback and wagon rides offer you an opportunity to experience the outdoors and the beautiful landscape of this ranch. Luann's husband Wayne whipped-up an amazing dinner, which I have to admit I was a little reluctant to the experience thinking this would just be a... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Caleb was awesome! Very well versed in communicating the risk of horse riding for beginners and displaying all the proper ways to handle the reins, foot position in the stirrups and seating in the saddle. The ranch was so clean, very well maintained. We got to enjoy the awesome power of Warrior and Stormy as they carried us through the... More

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Houston, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Saddleback Ranch does what other sleigh ride outfits do, with a wholesome family lodge feel. The horses are very well kept and the sleigh ride is quiet and the cleanest wagons I've seen. I'm very allergic to animals and suffer from asthma but have never had a problem there because they take great care of their animals and the blankets... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Caleb was great! He knew everything about the surrounding plants, wildlife, and mountains. He had a great attitude and made the ride that much more enjoyable. It was BEAUTIFUL and so peaceful. I would definitely recommend the 2hr horseback ride trip, and I'd love to do it again on my next visit.

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Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Absolutely amazing time spent with the owners and their beautiful horses! 8000 acres of sheer heaven! Would go back in a heart beat!

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packmybagsreadytogo
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This was one of the highlights of our trip. I was in Steamboat with my four grown children, their spouses and two grand children. We booked this dinner ride. You rode 1/2 hour to the dinner, then after dinner rode back to the stables. Our guide was just wonderful and so patient helping my grandson, our "little cowboy" how to... More

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Overland Park, Kansas, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

When visiting the Steamboat Springs area, we always try to do a different adventure...for our 1st summer there, we thought "a cattle drive" yea, that will be fun. It was one of the best experiences and adventures we have ever done! Not only was the place great at scheduling and answering questions when we booked but our wrangler, Caleb was... More

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Denver, Colorado
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Did the 2 hour horse ride and was impressed with the staff and scenery. You are in the open sun the whole time, be sure to have suntan lotion on. Ride up a ravine to a hilltop overlook and then back down with no trees for shade. For a beginner, just my style with the horses well mannered.

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Broomfield, Colorado, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Compared several local ranches and Saddleback sounded like a great place. It definitely met our expectations. We decided to go on the dinner ride which included approx 1 hour ride (30 minutes each way) plus a great dinner. Our family chose the New York strip steak for dinner and you can order drinks at their cash bar too. Water, Lemonade,... More

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Becker, Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The sights were breathtaking and everyone was extremely friendly. We had Jared and Caleb for guides and there were both the best. Definitely recommend Saddleback Ranch!

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