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And We’re Off!

“Let’s go up!” Echoes the wrangler’s cry in the distance of the crisp summer morning. “Clip” “clop” go the hooves on the dirt ranch driveway- 180 horses snort and whinney as they make their way into the corrals, Ready for breakfast. A dart of green here A flash of red there The hummingbirds have arrived, … Continue Reading »

New Pastures and Homemade Barbeque

From my personal journal last night: The smell of barbecue fills the air as the first Patio House cookout of the year gets underway (smoked wild bore leg I’ve been told… *gulp* they don’t eat donkeys too, do they?!); compounded with the sunny days and warm temperatures we’ve had these last few days, and the … Continue Reading »

Fencing at Twilight

A cool breeze blows through the Aspen stand and up over the saddle where two cowboys cut and remove winter fence, in preparation for the coming summer months. Twilight has descended in the quiet valley that plays home to our beloved ranch, allowing the boys to fence without breaking a sweat. The smell of snow … Continue Reading »

Winter Elk Herd

Often times Mother Nature feels the need to show us how lucky we are to live at the C Lazy U Ranch (as if we need the reminder!), but the way she provided that example today was a truly rare thing- now, we’ve seen the elk herd on the mesa an innumerable amount of times, … Continue Reading »

Valentine’s Day

YUCK! The ranch has been taken over by love this Valentine’s Day, and I for one am not for it! Take a look at what I’ve been having to deal with all day- all the classic symptoms of love have been exhibited by one or more of my comrades… really guys?!   It’s enough to … Continue Reading »

Fresh Powder Day!

We love pow pow days here at the ranch- I personally love them because I enjoy  rolling around in the snow to cool myself off… because I’m hot. What? Do you have any idea how much fur a Sicilian Donkey has- it’s like being in a broiler all the time! Anyway, here are a couple … Continue Reading »

Tebow Time (and Comfort Food) at the Ranch

Well, Tim Tebow may have lost in Saturday’s game against the Patriots (it took everybody at the ranch a while to get over that one, admittedly, but I heard the menu below helped people eat their sorrows away), but we still love him around here (yes, yes, even me, though heaven only knows why… I … Continue Reading »

The Perfect Storm

Thanks so much to everyone that came to stay at the ranch this holiday season- I call it the perfect storm because there really was just SO much going on (you were a very active, fun group!), but we love it that way and wouldn’t change a thing! We are so lucky and honored to … Continue Reading »

T’was The Night Before Christmas (Ranch Style)

T’was the night before Christmas and all through the ranch All the people were stirring, it looked like a dance. The ornaments were hung on the Christmas Tree with care And carols, sweet music, filled the air. Then what to the children’s eyes would appear, but Santa, yes Santa, with his red suite and his … Continue Reading »

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What image do you think of when someone mentions the great American West? Cowboys? Horses? An eagle on the wing? Or, do you picture amber waves of grain and purple mountain majesties above the fruited plain?  The West is synonymous with awe-striking, wide-open spaces to be explored. Here at C Lazy U Ranch, we have … Continue Reading »

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From the Horse's Mouth

Brook and Alana were so wonderful and encouraging to our son. It was our visit visit to the ranch and his first time on a horse and they really took great care of him. Braley was such a joy as and so helpful on the daily. Mike was our first introduction to the ranch and through our visit he was so engaging and helpful, always had a greeting for us each day and if he didn't know the answer to our questions he made sure he would find out for us.

~ Dani B., 09-06-2021

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