Active Recovery

The term “active recovery” is a well-known one among fitness enthusiasts. Those with a basic knowledge of fitness and exercise science know that Active Recovery is a crucial part of any fitness regimen. It refers to “rest days”—specifically, what to do on rest days. It’s important to take a break [...]

Another Day at the Office

The average day at Drowsy Water Ranch seems anything but average to us.  But for the horses who work here, it's just another day at the office. For example, most mornings start out with bumper-to-bumper traffic. When you get to work, you head to your cubicle... ...and clear your inbox.  [...]

Of Horses and Men(kind)

The relationship between a horse and a human doesn’t make sense.  From a biological standpoint, we are predators, and they are prey. A horse’s instincts will tell him to fear humankind, and most of them definitely start out doing just that. Anyone who has ever worked with a brand-new horse [...]

From Scratch

When guests come to Drowsy Water Ranch, they know they'll be riding horses, hiking, dancing, and laughing.  What they might not know prompts one very important question: "What's for dinner?"At Drowsy Water, we don't toot our horn over fancy food that is rated by this food critic or that. We don't [...]

It’s A Wonderful Life

It's true: you really can't beat life on Drowsy Water Ranch.  Every day, we count our blessings as work together as a family under Colorado's bluebird skies.  While it comes with long hours and often endless to-do lists, the rewards of sharing this life with our guests make it all [...]