May 2018 Archive | Western Vacation Ideas | Guest Ranch Vactions | Horseback Travel

Entries for May 2018

Life on the Edge... of Vacation

May 31, 2018
Life is for the living, and we here at Latigo believe in grabbing life by the horns and going for it. Our summer season is kicking off next week... here's a taste of the adventure your family can look forward to at your favorite dude ranch.

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The Latigo Family

May 28, 2018
We have a few new faces, and a few old ones, but all of the crew here is ready for a new summer. The Latigo family is a constant change and flux of people and animals: here’s who you should be on the lookout for in 2018…

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They Were Here - Ute Indian Tribes

May 24, 2018
The first white men to walk the mountains where Latigo Ranch is nestled were certainly not the first men to be there. This is what you need to know about the tribal history of the picturesque lands of your favorite dude ranch.

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Smelling Memories

May 21, 2018
Psychologists (and Google) will tell you that there is a definite link between our sense of smell and memory. You’ve probably experienced it, that one scent that jolts you back to a different time in your life – so powerful, perhaps, that you feel as though you could touch those phantoms...

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Bringing Up the Horses

May 17, 2018
Every year, Latigo pastures the horses down the mountain, where the hay is close, the weather is warmer, and there is less snowfall. Every spring, the herd gets pushed up the mountain – old fashioned, cowboy style.

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History of the Dude Ranch

May 10, 2018
Where did the idea of dude ranches even come from? How did this become a lasting industry? How long has it even been going on?

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Latigo Nightlife

May 07, 2018
Evenings in the mountains are far from dull. Have a look at our weekly lineup to find out just how much fun every night is at Latigo.

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Thinking Like Livestock

May 03, 2018
John R. Erickson is the author of 70 Hank the Cowdog stories – favorites of the George kids while they grew up. We all knew the opening by heart, “It’s me again... Hank the cowdog.” He also writes short stories, essays, and humorous articles. There was one that caught our eye...

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Sheryl M.

‘Thank you’ just seems so inadequate…It was honestly one of the best vacations I can remember.

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David & Judith F.

The horse riding was wonderful, the food excellent, the scenery breathtaking and your company very, very pleasant.

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Everything was top notch, and everyone was so friendly and helpful.

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Sue P.

We loved Latigo Ranch! It was our best vacation ever! Cabins were comfortable, food was scrumptious and the wranglers were wonderful.

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John & Jenni E.

This has been our second consecutive visit and again it has equaled all expectations.

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