Policies

WEIGHT LIMIT FOR RIDERS is 200lbs. This is for the safety and comfort of guests and horses. Contact us for potential exceptions.

RESERVATIONS: To confirm your stay, we require a $500.00 per person deposit payable by check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.

PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY:

Winter horsemanship season:

  • $500 deposit to secure your spot, per person. 60% of balance due February 1st. Deposit payable by check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. All deposits and payments are non refundable and non transferable.
  • Reservations made after February 1st require a 60% initial deposit.
  • Balance in full due no later than 30 days prior to arrival.
  • Travel Insurance is highly recommended. Normally this must be purchased 24- 48 hours after booking- please check with your provider.

Peak season:

  • $500 deposit to secure your spot, per person. 60% of balance due February 1st. Deposit payable by check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. All deposits and payments are non refundable and non transferable. No exceptions, so please don’t ask.
  • Reservations made after February 1st require a 60% initial deposit
  • Balance in full due no later than 30 days prior to arrival.
  • Travel Insurance is highly recommended. Normally this must be purchased 24- 48 hours after booking- please check with your provider.

 

OUR DAILY SCHEDULE DURING PEAK SEASON:

Breakfast is served daily at 8:00 am, lunch whenever we stop, hors d’ oeuvres at 5:30 pm, and dinner at 6:00 pm.

Sunday: Check in is at 3 pm. Settle in, get acquainted and meet the crew. Orientation is at 5:00 pm on the week’s activities and to learn your expectations too.

Monday: We’ll see you at 8:00 am for breakfast. At 8:45 am we’ll meet you out by the horses and you’ll meet your assigned horse. We work with you individually to adjust your saddle, and to learn this style of riding. We take all the time necessary to ensure you are comfortable with your horse, and you learn all the skills for a great week of working cattle, improving your riding skills, and enjoying the country.

Tuesday – Friday: We are flexible. There may be CATTLE DRIVES on Summer Range, cattle working here at the ranch, Buck Brannaman CLINIC style horsemanship from the ground up, rides out exploring new country, and roping lessons starting from the ground.

Saturday: Leisurely breakfast at 8:00 am, group photos, and we never say good-bye! It’s “Till next time!” Shuttle to Kalispell takes off between 9:00 and 9:30 am. Please try to schedule your flight home any time after 11:00 am.

 

Travel Guard Travel Insurance

If there is any chance that your travel plans might be interrupted, we highly recommend travel insurance! Travel insurance offers coverage for unforeseen problems, from a cancelled flight to even a serious illness. Normally this must be purchased 24- 48 hours after booking- please check with Travelguard for specifics.

Phone: 800-826-1300 – Website: www.travelguard.com

 

For those bringing horses to the ranch for training or for a week’s stay at the Ranch

Owners will be required to show proof of a coggins and well as documentation that shows the horse has been vaccinated for Influenza and Rhino within the previous 2 months. Your attention to this matter is greatly