Horses are majestic and graceful creatures, and there is nothing quite like saddling them up and roaming the free Colorado range, taking in all the incredible views and fresh mountain air. As the sun grows warmer and the days longer, it’s the perfect time to try some Breckenridge horseback riding. If you don’t own your own horse, these ranches right in Breckenridge will offer you the perfect mount with a tour of Colorado’s natural beauty to go along with it.
On a Breckenridge Stables trail ride, you’ll spend approximately an hour and a half exploring the beautiful Breckenridge scenery between Peaks 9 and 10 on the Ten Mile range above Breckenridge. You will experience river crossings, beaver ponds and breathtaking panoramic views of the Continental Divide. With over 100 horses, they are able to match each rider to a horse based on the rider’s ability and age, so no matter what your age or experience level is, they have an equine match for you. You can receive 10% off your reservation with Breckenridge Stables all year long when you book through Book Breck, (970) 453-2999.
Platte Ranch is over 8,000 acres and provides an awarding Breckenridge horseback riding experience. The tour is a fairly easy ride and crosses the South Platte River before winding through trees and up a mountainside. Once you reach the top, the panoramic view of the six mountain ranges will take your breath away. There are even tours available during the winter, so no matter what time of year you arrive, there will be an adventure waiting for you.
May through September, come experience a peaceful horseback ride through meadows full of wildflowers on your own specially chosen stallion. Rusty Spurr Ranch is consistently awarded Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence, and it’s no wonder since guests are whisked away to a Rocky Mountain wonderland every time they visit.
Gore Range Outfitters is an authentic cowboy experience. take a ride through some of the land’s most pristine forests with the Gore Range acting as a gorgeous backdrop. Your kids will also love it because each one receives a free straw cowboy hat before saddling up! To ensure the best possible experience, no more than 11 riders are taken into the wilderness and only 18 visitors can ride on the private ranch at once, so make sure to book your spot in advance!
With a little something for everyone of every age, the Keystone Stables will lead you by horseback through the Arapahoe National Forest. You will learn the history of the area while enjoying the fresh air and taking in the views of the awe-inspiring mountains. A reservation is required for the horseback riding tour. If you have young children, they may enjoy a ride around the corral aboard one of the stables’ ponies!
We all need a peaceful escape from our everyday lives every once in awhile. When a much-needed vacation is calling your name, Breckenridge is the place to be with its pristine mountain views and numerous activities all year round, not just during ski season! When you’re ready for a sweet escape from reality, check into one of our luxury Book Breck vacation homes, where we have all the luxuries and amenities you need for a memorable and rejuvenating stay.