2022 Summer Horse Schedule

Time to knock the dust off and try something new or just make your plans for the summer!  Here are a lot of fun and supportive opportunities in our area to check out.  Some of them require signing up ahead of time, others you can show up on the day to register.  Choose courage over […]

Trail Riding in Colorado!

“There are many wonderful places in the world, but one of my favorite places is on the back of my horse.”  Rolf Kopfle As mountain residents, we enjoy some of the most beautiful trails in the nation to ride our horses on.  Not just a few, but several right in our backyards, not to mention […]

Go Horse Camping in Colorado!

What better way to get away than take your horses and go camping!  Social distancing is naturally built in and you can be with your tribe in a new location other than home.  Here are some of the places offered in our beautiful state that provide overnight facilities for people and horses.  For more information, […]

Summer Schedule 2019

CAMPS FOR KIDS Double Header Performance Horses, Evergreen. dhphorses.com June 17-20 and July 8-11, Monday – Thursday, 9am-2pm, $400 C & C Equine (find on Facebook) 5930 Bluebell Lane, Evergreen. Crysten 720-891-5914.  Drop-ins and lessons on non-camp weeks welcome. Complete horse emersion camps for ages 5+. June 24-27, July 8-11, July 22-25, August 5-8. CLINICS […]

Overnight Colorado Horse Trips

Fall is one of the most beautiful times to ride in Colorado with the changing leaves, cool weather and minimal tourism traffic.  In the last couple of years, we have explored a few Colorado places to camp with our horses and trail ride.  Here are some of the places offered in our beautiful state that […]

Trail Riding is Upon Us!

“No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle.”  Winston Churchill As mountain residents, we enjoy some of the most beautiful trails in the nation to ride our horses on.  Not just a few, but several right in our backyards, not to mention the amazing places all over our state.  Riders down […]

Winter riding in the Foothills – What do your horse neighbors do?

Being a horse owner in the Colorado Foothills offers different dynamics to riding in the different seasons.  We have a plethora of amazing trails within an hour of our door.  Our spring, summer and fall weather offers many days of beautiful outdoor riding weather, with few days lost to precipitation.  But living in an arid […]

The Heritage Ride comes to Evergreen June 12th!

The Heritage Ride was started in 2013 by the Colorado Horse Council – CHC.  For the first three years it has been held solely at Greenland Open Space in Douglas County with well over 100 riders and spectators in attendance.  This year there will be five Heritage Rides over 2 weekends in Colorado! If you […]

Dawson’s Butte Open Space Trail

[youtube]http://youtu.be/cppgX8o-WH0[/youtube] http://www.douglas.co.us/dcoutdoors/trails/open-space-trails/dawson-butte-open-space-trail/ This trail ride was a beautiful two hour loop around the base of Dawson’s Butte in the Castle Rock – Sedalia area, 1923 Tomah Road, Castle Rock. You can get there from I-25 or Perry Park Road if you prefer a little more horse country scenery. The footing is good and the ups […]

Chatfield State Park

[youtube]http://youtu.be/6J7kfzeMpUs[/youtube] Instead of going into the park, we went south from C470 on Wadsworth to park at the Audubon Nature Center on the east side of the Wadsworth. It is just past the turn in to Lockheed Martin. Follow the parking lot to the left and to the back. There is a trail head there […]