The Economics of The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch   Frequently guests’ remark that Guest Ranching in general is a pricey vacation and they wonder where the money goes, how do we spend the revenue and what they are getting in return.  Guest Ranches Are an...

Fight to the Finish

Amazing how time can seem to fly or just stop depending on the circumstances surrounding your emotions. It is as if the whole weekend just flew yet certain moments seemed to be so still, as if going in slow motion. Waking up this morning and driving over to the arena...

A thing of Beauty

“Beep, Beep, Beep” – Alarm clocks are so awful but this morning I didn’t seem to mind the sound. I was looking forward to what the day would hold. Turns out it was going to be a cup-full-o-Joe kinda day!   Upon arriving at the Arena we (Marijn,...

Check In, Check It Out, and Rock On!

Truck, hooked up and ready to go –  Check. Dog – Check. Mustang – Double Check. Trainer, Excited yet Calm – Triple Check. Load up, Ft. Collins here we come! The Hideout entourage (Ramon, Maricella, their kids, Marijn, AJ & Deidre) headed...

Riding, Roping, Reining, Keep those Horses Training!

With the Extreme Mustang Challenge quickly approaching, Ramon has been working harder than ever with Castro. A portion of the competition involves correctly executing a reining pattern. This past week The Hideout was pleased to host Dominique Reynaud and Jean-Pierre...