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Saddleback Ranch

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37350 County Road 179, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-9501
+1 970-879-3711
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Riding ladies

Fantastic time. Beautiful scenery, gentle horses and quality staff. Just a stones throw west of... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
via mobile
Beautiful views, great people, safe horses

We went on 1/2 day cattle drive. We had the BEST time, the owner joined us and everyone was so... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Dallas, Texas
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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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“sleigh ride” (71 reviews)
“cattle drive” (38 reviews)
37350 County Road 179, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-9501
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic time. Beautiful scenery, gentle horses and quality staff. Just a stones throw west of steamboat in the beautiful Rockies

Thank Svenskachic
Management response:Responded 19 September 2017

Hope you can come back and join us again!

Reviewed 11 September 2017

We went on 1/2 day cattle drive. We had the BEST time, the owner joined us and everyone was so nice. We loved our time out on the Saddleback Ranch, I would recommend it to anyone that enjoys horseback riding and beautiful landscapes!!

Thank maryanne340
Management response:Responded 13 September 2017

We're so glad you had a wonderful time and hope you can come back and ride with us again!

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We did the 4 hour cattle drive and it was awesome. It's what Colorado is all about. Good feeling like a cowboy.

Thank Giovanni R
Management response:Responded 12 September 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your true cattle drive experience at Saddleback. Being a cowgirl or cowboy for any amount of time is an awesome feeling! Thanks for coming!

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great views, good horses and nice people. Books up fast so plan ahead. Kids need to wear helmets that are supplied.

Thank cristy g
Management response:Responded 11 September 2017

Thanks so much for coming!

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Check in process was very smooth. Deb -- our trail guide -- did a great job of pairing horses with riders. We had a beautiful day of weather for the 2-hour trail ride. Gorgeous views, plenty of steer, one lone coyote, but no other wildlife.

Thank D P
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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful time on our two-hour ride! My kids and husband all gave it a thumbs up! Our guides were friendly and the scenery was beautiful. Would do it again!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 August 2017

A true taste of the West! My daughter and I come to Saddleback Ranch because we love riding on the high plains and there is no other experience quite like this one! We love how the horses interact with the cattle, while riding under big...More

Thank Ellyn I
Management response:Responded 5 September 2017

Thank you for joining us! This is exactly the experience we want our guests to have at Saddleback Ranch and we are so glad that you had a wonderful time!

Reviewed 19 August 2017

Very friendly staff and great experience. My family were beginner's and they made us feel comfortable learning how to ride a horse. Highly recommend for all ages!

Thank twolf373
Management response:Responded 24 August 2017

Thanks for coming and come back and see us again!

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Our family of 13 did this while visiting Steamboat Springs and it was such a unique experience! We did the wagon ride to dinner and it was so great. The food was tasty and the driver of our wagon (Eric) did such a good job...More

Thank jrdf716
Management response:Responded 19 August 2017

Thank you so glad you enjoyed .

Reviewed 16 August 2017

My daughter (teen) really wanted to go for a ride on this trip. So we looked at reviews and decided this was the best choice. It was a good one. Guides were nice. They accommodated my 6'4" 240 lbs body with the right horse (actually...More

Thank jwt1234
Management response:Responded 18 August 2017

Thank you and look forward to seeing this winter.

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Questions & Answers
22 November 2017|
Response from Cara I | Property representative |
Hi! We do not have a minimum age limit or height requirement for tubing. Children under the age of 5 are free, but need to ride with an adult. And yes, for the dinner sleigh ride and tubing package we pick up at the... More
21 November 2017|
Response from jwt1234 | Reviewed this property |
No lockers or anything. Really it was leave in your car. There were saddle bags for horse riding time.....not sure about Tubing.
Gigi F
29 October 2017|
Response from Cara I | Property representative |
During Thanksgiving week we will be offering horseback rides. We will start all of our other winter activities mid-December. Thanks!