A read for all who enjoy the Colorado trails (and roads)

“Yet, if one leaves the main towns and thoroughfares and ventures a few miles into the ‘backcountry,’ a fairyland of untold beauty unfolds in almost any direction.” – Donald L. Baars As mountain residents, we enjoy some of the most beautiful trails in the nation. Not just a few, but several right in our backyards, […]

SHOW UP for Equestrian Trail Use!

Do you enjoy trail riding on our local and regional public lands?  Many local equestrians do and find our local trails a major benefit of living in the Foothills.  As trail riders, keeping an eye on the public trails for equestrian use is a necessity if we want to continue to enjoy them with our […]

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, […]

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 […]

Trail Riding Competition with local David Richards

David and his wife Elizabeth live in the Hangen Ranch area and David is more familiar than most with the country around Alderfer Three Sisters, Elephant Butte and more as he keeps his horses fit for competition.  David moved to the US from the United Kingdom in the early 1980’s.   His love for the horse […]

Mount Falcon State Park, Indian Hills

[youtube]http://youtu.be/06Pf2aIUToM[/youtube] Trail Ride:  Mount Falcon State Park Near:  Evergreen, Indian Hills, Morrison Website:  Parking, map and more – http://jeffco.us/parks/parks-and-trails/mount-falcon-park/ Notes:  For our first planned ride this season we met at Hilltop Stable in Indian Hills and rode the 10 minutes up to Mount Falcon. The footing is very good for most of the trail and […]

Summer Event Calendar!

What are you and your horse going to do during our amazing Colorado summers?  Have a horse-crazy kid?  This is the time of year to start making your plans!  Here is a list of horse related activities for our area.  More detailed information can be found under the Event tab or at the website specified.  […]