Hidden Meadow Ranch
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Breakfast at 8am was great.
Our first activity was a riding lesson in the arena so we headed over the the barn to sign yet another waiver and choose our cowboy boots and helmet for our first sit on a horse. Bonnie & Duke were looking after us so the first question was who has never ridden a horse before, which was Charles & Oliver …
Our day started very early with sunrise in Monument Valley Tribal Park, Utah. It was beautiful and very surreal when a Navajo Indian sang amongst the mountain backdrop with amazing natural acoustics.
Breakfast was very typical continental affair, a bit disappointing with fruit loops and tropic anna orange on the menu but we were very …
... up and as we were already wet we decided we couldn't get any wetter. I am glad we stayed because shortly after the rodeo started at 7pm the rain eased and we slowly dried off.
We saw all that you would expect at a rodeo and some we didn't such as Mutton Racing..."legalised child abuse", basically parents allowed their 4 year old son or daughter to be sat on top of a sheep and sent in to the arena to see how long they could stay on before they were thrown off by ...
... This involved a very large mallet and metal patterns that after making the leather moist you banged to leave an impression. Very effective but quite tricky to be uniform or consistent. Nonetheless we all came away with a unique design and a fully functioning stained belt that not all of us will be wearing when we get back home but all enjoyed having a go at doing.
The leatherwork took so long and we were all so tired we decided to take a breather until the next activity. ...
... Ronnie went more mainstream and got a deli sandwich across the street. With food in hand, we found a nice bench beside a river and chowed down.
After Silver City, we headed northwest and ultimately ended up in a tiny town named Alpine, AZ, where we found a remote campsite at Lake Luna. For $12, we had the whole place to ourselves except for one other camper. Some of the most beautiful scenery ...
How has this ranch rated in the past?
Wow, what a location. The staff can't do enough for you at this all inclusive luxury ranch
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