Our Rustic Working Ranch Vacations are offered:
June 21-24, July 5-8, 2018
June 20-23, 2019, August 8-11, 2019
Price for 4 day, 3 night, all-inclusive (alcohol not included) stay: $1,199 – Adult / $999 – children (10 yrs and up or depending on riding ability)
Non-rider Discount: $300 off rate!
June 21-24 Working Ranch Vacation
July 5-8 Working Ranch Vacation
July 19-22 Working Ranch Vacation; Women Only Week
July 26-29 Riding ADDventures for Teen Girls
August 16-19 Women’s Healing Retreat!
June 20-23 Working Ranch Vacation
June 27-30 Working Ranch Vacation; Women Only Week
July 11-15 Riding ADDventures for Teen Girls (ages 13-18)
July 18-22 Riding ADDventures for Teen Girls (ages 13-15)
July 25-29 Riding ADDventures for Teen Girls (ages 16-18)
August 8-11 Working Ranch Vacation
August 15-18 Women’s Healing Retreat!
There is no cell phone coverage or WIFI on the ranch — enjoy the time to unplug
Reservations: Reservations are confirmed upon receipt of a 40% deposit. We accept cash, personal or business check, PayPal and Square. With our Square processor we can accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Deposit must be received within 10 days of your request or you will loose that spot. Final payment is due a month before you arrive at the ranch.
Convenience/processing fee: We charge an extra $25 per person for PayPal and Square. With our Square reader we can accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
GRATUITY: Is not required, but is appreciated at a customary rate of 10-20%.
CHECK IN: Check-in Thursday at 3:00 p.m. and check out at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday.
TRANSPORTATION: We provide transportation to and from the Yellowstone International Airport on Thursdays and Sundays for $200 (round trip, to be split by number of guests riding in vehicle). The Yellowstone International Airport is 1 hour and 15 minutes (107) miles from the ranch.
CANCELLATION POLICY: If cancellation must occur, deposits will be refunded 50% prior to April 1st. After April 1st, deposits are non-refundable. Non-refundable deposits may be applied to the next season only. Prices are subject to change from one season to the next. Otherwise, your deposit is sacrificed without any carry over credit. We highly recommend trip or vacation insurance for “last minute” medical or emergency cancellations. Call Travel Guard at 800-826-1300 or visit at travelguard.com.
5% REPEAT GUEST DISCOUNT
Rustic Ranch Vacation Schedule
*Schedule subject to change according to weather
Day 1 – Thursday
3:00– Get settled in luxury tent accommodations.
3:30- Check-in (sign releases, acknowledgment of risk forms) Enjoy snacks; meet new friends.
4:30- Meet your horse, meet at round corral for Horse safety orientation and evaluation.
5:00 – Horse safety orientation: All guests are required to participate in our basic horsemanship and horse safety/risk management program before going on any horseback rides.
7:30- ‘West Side Early Evening Ride’ to get comfortable and confident with horse.
8:00- Campfire (if there isn’t a fire restriction), optional dummy roping.
Day 2 – Friday
9:00–’Hoyem Coulee Trail Ride’ (3 hour ride)
1:00–’Timber Trail Ride’ (3 hour ride)
7:30–’Sunset Ride’ or down time at camp (your choice)
Day 3 – Saturday
10:00– Trailer horses to Emerald Cross Ranch for a beautiful, all day ride. Sack lunches are packed with us. (6 hour ride)
1:00-Sack lunch on the trail.
5:00-Social mixer; stop for a no-host beverage of your choice at the local saloon in Ringling, Montana.
7:00– Dinner back in camp.
8:00– Campfire and S’mores (if there isn’t a fire restriction)
Day 4 – Sunday
9:00– Move cattle (2 hours).
11:00– Light lunch (left over’s)
12:00– Check-Out and Goodbye’s.
Riding ADDventures for Teen Girls Schedule
*Schedule is subject to change according to weather!
Day 1- Thursday
1:00- Campers check in, get settled in Camping tent, enjoy snacks and meet new friends! (Parents sign release forms)
3:00- Ice Breaker and team building activity.
4:00- Meet your horse; groom and connect.
4:30- Horse safety orientation. All Campers are required to participate in our basic horsemanship evaluations and horse safety program before going on any horseback rides.
5:30- Early evening ride to get Campers comfortable and confident on their horses.
6:30- Dinner. Campers roast their own beef hot dogs for dinner, to enjoy with other entrees!
7:30- Downtime. Finishing up getting settled in tents before dark.
8:30- Campfire Conversation and Smore’s around the campfire. (Focus, Self-Esteem, Confidence)
9:45- Journal “What holds you back”.
10:00- Lights out!
Day 2- Friday
9:00- One on One exercise with horse
10:00- Trail ride (up to 2 hours)
12:00- Lunch in Camp
1:00- Paint Mandala Stones
3:00- Mindful Ride (1 hour)
4:00- Reflection of Mindful ride
5:00 Downtime. Supervised, but unstructured period where girls can work on a small art project, nap, take a walk, learn to rope, take pictures or write in their journals.
5:45 Conversations about the importance of a healthy eating, exercise and adequate sleep.
6:00- Dinner in Camp
7:00- Campfire Conversations around the Campfire (Initiative, Determination, Courage)
8:45- Outdoor movie
10:00- Journal “One way you’d like to grow in this next year”
10:30- Lights out!
Day 3- Saturday
8:00-Breakfast in Camp
9:30- Self Compassion tools- Identify what ADHD or ADD looks like in teen girls? Identify in self. Discuss how ADHD has affected their life. Positive and negative. Self-Compassion Work.
11:00- Trail ride. (1 ½ hour)
12:00- Sack lunch out on trail
1:00- Relax break. In tents or relax in the lodge or around camp.
1:30- Search for plants or leaves to make bookmark.
2:00- Belief Cones with horses
3:30- Make SMART plans
5:00- Popcorn, music and dancing!
7:00- Dinner in Camp
8:00 Cupcakes and Conversation around Campfire. (Vision, Gratitude, Respect)
9:30- Journal “Vision Statement for the Future”
10:00- Lights out!
7:00- Breakfast in Camp
8:00- Final Trail Ride
9:30- Take picture with horse
12:00- Lite lunch (including leftovers)
1:00 Check out and Good byes!
Directions to Horses N Courage Ranch
Directions from the Yellowstone International Airport: (107 miles, 1 hour and 45 minutes): Exit the airport parking lot, choose the Belgrade option and go one mile into Belgrade. When you get into Belgrade look for the I-90 East freeway exit sign.
Turn left on Jackrabbit Lane and stay in right lane.
Turn right and merge onto I-90 East Freeway.
Drive I-90 East 42 miles to the EXIT 340.
Travel 89 N and go 49.2 miles.
Take a right on E 294 (Lennep/Martinsdale) sign and travel 12.8 miles to the Horses N Courage sign approach. (It is ½ mile before mile marker 13 on the right side of the highway) Our Horses N Courage sign, is setting off to the right of the highway, by the turn off. Go ahead and open the gate and close it again after you get through. You will travel on a two lane road a short distance and go over a cattle guard with a log entry way on each side. Go through the gate, over the cattle guard and continue along the two lane path till you get to the Y in the road. Stay to the right and follow the two lane road up the mountain and it will take you right into camp, on the left of the road sitting in a grove of trees and you will see the camp. Turn down the only lane to the left.
Directions from Harlowton: (50 minutes): Head out of Harlowton on US 12 W, traveling 23 miles.
Turn left on West 294 traveling for 2 miles, on the road into Martinsdale. Turn right on the road to Lennep and travel 14.3 miles to the Horses N Courage approach. (right around the corner from mile marker 13, on the left right side of highway) Our Horses N Courage sign is setting off to the left of the highway, by the turn off. Go ahead and open the gate and close it again after you get through. You will travel on a two lane road a short distance and go over a cattle guard with a log entry way on each side. Go through the gate, over the cattle guard and continue along the two lane path till you get to the Y in the road. Stay to the right and follow the two lane road up the mountain and it will take you right into camp, on the left of the road sitting in a grove of trees and you will see the camp. Turn down the only lane to the left.