C Lazy U Ranch Blog

Meet Betsy – C Lazy U Horse of the Month

Here’s a Special Note from Betsy   Howdy all! I’m big Betsy, the beautiful plump black and white draft cross mare you saw running by your cabin this morning. Though I may appear big, I am truly a delicate lady that responds better to a soft touch. I have carried brides, world renowned athletes, and … Continue Reading »

Meet Brutus – C Lazy U’s Horse of the Month

Here’s a Special Note from Brutus Hello there my fellow ranch guests. My name is Brutus and I am royalty here at the C Lazy U Ranch. I am without a doubt the most attractive horse in the herd and other than those silly draft horses, Fred, Barney and Big Mike, I am one of … Continue Reading »

Try C Lazy U’s House-Made Meats

The C Lazy U Guest Ranch prides itself on giving guests an authentic Western experience. Visitors to C Lazy U feel the western atmosphere while on horseback riding throughout the Rocky Mountains, in the rustic charm of their luxury guest accommodations and even during meals when the ranch’s expert culinary team whip up everything from … Continue Reading »

This Summer’s Best Fishing Trip: Colorado Fly Fishing

For so many anglers, both amateur and pro, there’s nothing quite like Colorado in the summertime. Colorado fly fishing is some of the best to be had. For a fly fishing vacation with exclusive access to private territory and trained guides, C Lazy U is ready with an Orvis-certified experience for all skill levels – … Continue Reading »

Happy Birthday Petey!

Today is a very important day here at the C Lazy U – it’s Petey the Donkey’s birthday! Petey turns 24 years old today – that means he was born in 1992! As you all know, Petey is the official C Lazy U Ranch mascot (he did a great job this past Sunday representing C … Continue Reading »

Have a WOW Winter Wedding on a Ranch

Brides- and grooms-to-be have a million wedding decisions to make. Indoors or outdoors? Big or small? Traditional or contemporary? Live band or a DJ? Season is another big one – spring, summer, fall, and winter all have their pros and cons. Winter weddings may be less favored than summertime nuptials, but a snow-white wedding day … Continue Reading »

How to Have a Romantic Weekend When You Have Kids

Having young kids doesn’t mean that parents need to give up celebrating a romantic Valentine’s Day (nor do you have to rely on the grandparents to take the tykes). Make Valentine’s an extra special event by planning a fun mini getaway that the whole family will enjoy and that is specifically designed to give you … Continue Reading »

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Fall Horseback Riding Vacations

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Dude ranches are, of course, famous for their horses. Since the very first dude ranches made their appearance in the early 20th century, horseback riding has been central to the this quintessentially western experience. But do city slickers who aren’t into horseback riding still have fun at a dude ranch? The answer is a definitive … Continue Reading »

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“Great family vacation”

We took our kids (ages 12, 10 and 9) and had a great time. Plenty to do for everybody. We rode horses, went tubing, and skiing. The staff is very friendly and ready to help with any request. The food was amazing.

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