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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 5 days ago
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 1 week ago
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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  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sleigh ride” (73 reviews)
“cattle drive” (36 reviews)
37350 County Road 179, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-9501
+1 970-879-3711
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Svenskachic
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 6 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

Thanks so much for coming!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

Thanks for coming and come back and see us again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

Thank you so glad you enjoyed .

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

Thank you and look forward to seeing this winter.

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29 August 2017|
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Response from G C | Reviewed this property |
There were several on our trip that were 250+.... My husband is a big man (6' and 225lbs), so I called before we booked. Their answer was that they had accommodated "much bigger". Hope this helps :).
11 August 2017|
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Response from Lanky B | Reviewed this property |
They give you basic training i.e. How to get on, hold the reins, sit, place your feet in the stirrups, turn the horse, make him go and stop and how to dismount. They don't really teach you how to ride, ride but it's a nose... More
Kristi C
31 January 2017|
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Response from Thomas F | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I'd call them. Oh...Go Falcons! (ATL is my hometown!)