Below you’ll find our weekly outline. Please note that there will be some flexibility and variability within the events.

Guests arrive in the afternoon. We want you to take your time and get acquainted with the other guests as well as your cabins and rooms. Sunday dinner gives you an taste (pun intended) of the hearty meals you can expect throughout the next week. Dinner is followed by introductions to the staff and a short orientation of what the week holds for each person.

3:00-5:00pm Ranch Check-In and Tour
6:00pm Welcome Dinner
7:15pm Ranch Orientation and Introductions in the Living Room
Saddle Up!

Monday is a day for getting paired with your horses and saddling up for the first time this week. We have our first riding lessons and trail rides today. After dinner we have an exciting night of country dance in the Teepee Dancehall, so bring your dancing shoes and your country moves.

(Buckaroos + Range Riders are ongoing)

7:30-8:45am Breakfast
9:15am Meet at stalls for orientation and saddle fitting
10:00am Range Riders-Meet with wrangler for riding instruction & clinic
Adults-Riding instruction or clinic + slow trail ride
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm First trail ride
1:45pm Adult loping clinic
2:00pm Adult trail rides -loping or scenic & slow-
6:00pm Dinner
8:00pm Country Dance Night -Teepee Dancehall-
Ridin’ and Raftin’

Tuesday morning offers a guided raft trip on the Colorado river with our friends at Mad Adventures! We also have half day trail rides for the kids and adults that depart throughout the day. After a full day of excitement the adults can enjoy a quiet and relaxing dinner while the kids go on a hayride and have a campfire.

(Buckaroos + Range Riders are ongoing)

7:30am Raft Trip Breakfast
8:00am Bus leaves for river float trip
9:00am Adult mountain bike ride
9:45am Range Riders – Trail rides
10:00am Adults – Trail rides
12:30pm Lunch
1:55pm Range Riders – Area work and trail rides
2:00pm Adults – Trail rides
6:00pm Kids Hayride and campfire
6:15pm Adult Dinner

Wednesday is a day full of various activities for everyone. We have all-day and half-day rides, yoga, and fly fishing with Dave Parri. We end the night with a grand carnival in the Teepee Building, bringing everyone together again after a day of adventures.

(Buckaroos + Range Riders are ongoing)

7:30-8:45am Breakfast
9:30am Adult – Loping practice
9:40am Range Riders – loping practice
Adults – All day rides
10:00am Adult half day rides
10:15am Range Riders all day rides
12:30pm Lunch
2:00pm Adult trail rides
4:30pm Fly fishing with Dave Parri -kids fishing hole-
4:45-5:45pm Yoga -Teepee Building- (mat provided)
6:00pm Dinner
8:00pm Carnival -Teepee Building-
Breakfast on the Mountain

Thursday starts the beautiful Colorado summer day with a breakfast horseback ride to the top of the mountain, overlooking the Rocky Mountains. After breakfast we have a professional photographer take family photos. The afternoon comes with options to mountain bike, hike, grow your horseback riding skills, setting out to one of the surrounding golf courses, or just simply relaxing at the ranch. At night, it is the adults turn for a hayride while the children have an epic game night.

(Buckaroos + Range Riders are ongoing)

7:45am Truck departs for breakfast ride
8:00am Horses leave for breakfast ride
9:30am Family photos after breakfast
11:00am Family photo viewing -Living Room-
11:30am Guided hike departs
12:30pm Lunch
2:00pm Range Riders – Trail rides
Adults – Trail rides
2:15pm Ranch penning -Ages 13+
3:00pm Adult mountain bike ride
6:00pm Dinner
7:30pm Adult Hayride & Kids Games
Zippin’ and Pickin’

It’s FriYAY! Today is the day to get your adrenaline pumping. We have zip lining 290 feet over the top of Drowsy Water Ranch. We also have rodeo practice in our arena with an obstacle course to really test the horseback riding skills you have been learning all week. To end the exciting day, we have our DWR Staff Talent Show in our theatre, including music by The Drowsy Players. The show ends with Awards given to guests after the week spent at our ranch. You don’t want to miss this!

(Buckaroos + Range Riders are ongoing)

7:30-8:45am Breakfast
9:00am Zip-Lining, Group 1
9:45am Adult all day ride
10:00am Adult half day ride
10:15am Range Rider half day ride
10:30am Zip-Lining, Group 2
12:30pm Lunch
2:00pm Adult – trail ride
Range Riders – rodeo practice & obstacle course
6:00pm Dinner
8:00pm DWR Staff Show & Awards Night -Teepee Theatre-

We have reached the last day of your vacation at Drowsy Water Ranch. The last day at DWR, the kids get to show off their new skills with a rodeo and horse show before departing back home. Our hope is that you had as much fun as you can have in seven days, that you got to spend time with people you love, that you made new friends, learned new things, and that you will come back and see us again! We truly love to share our home and heritage with all of you.

(Buckaroos + Range Riders are ongoing)

7:30-8:45am Breakfast
9:30am Adults optional trail ride
9:45am Range Riders Gymkhana Rodeo & Horse Show -arena-
Noon Lunch
After Lunch Departure