Riding Holidays in Nebraska on the the border of Sioux and Dawes county

Our Heritage Guest Ranch in Crawford / Nebraska
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Welcome to Our Heritage Guest Ranch which offers 3600 scenic acres to ride on and very nice accommodations for you and your horses/mules.


North America > USA > Nebraska > Crawford

We are surrounded by the Oglala National Grasslands, consequently the scenery is kept pristine and not encumbered by viewing unsightly construction or factories. It's seclusion is one of the attractive elements we have to offer.
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Additional information about the area

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Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch

Category

Holiday Company, B & B for Horses, Tournament Company, Training Company, Horse Trekking Station, Dude/Guest Ranch, Working Ranch, Cattle Ranch, Sheep Ranch, Riding Stable, B & B for Horsemen, Western Riding Stable, Hotel for Horsemen, Campground / Campsite
Opening:
all-year
 
Guest Capacity:
>40
 
Minimum age for guests:
no limitation
 

General description:

Welcome to Our Heritage Guest Ranch which offers 3600 scenic acres to ride on and very nice accommodations for you and your horses/mules.

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding Hall-Indoor Arena
  • Riding facility
  • Shower facilities for Horses
  • Round pen
  • Riding area / bridle-path

Details of the Riding area

We have a 120x60 ft barn of which the back holds 10 stalled areas and the front has a 60x60 ft arena. We have a round pen and several corrals. 3 large corrals are 50x50 yards. High horse fenced.

More details of the property

We are in the most scenic diverse part of Nebraska.
Our 3600 acres are a mixture of Forest, Prairie and Badlands.
We are on the Scenic National Landmark registry.
Come see it for yourself.
What we have to offer
  • Bring Your Own Horse
  • Horses for guests available
  • Riding lessons - Riding classes
  • Short Term stays (2-5 days)
  • Weekend stays
  • Weekly
  • Long Term stays
  • Family Trips
  • Group activities
  • Honeymoon Packages
  • Weddings
  • accommodation for Non-Riders too
  • Dancing (classes)
  • Hunting
  • Wellness / Fitness offers
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Barbecues

Additional Animals on the property

We have 200 head of cattle and up to 700 sheep on this ranch with 20 head of horses. 5 goats and 5 lamas, 3 cats, 1 donkey, 4 producing Yorkies and 2 stock dogs. Numbers vary depending season.

Other offers and explanations

Also offering Lakota Journey, learning Lakota beliefs and lifestyles of old, a Pioneer Journey and Fossil Hunting packages. We offer natural horsemanship lessons. Enjoy art lessons and much more.
Horses available in our riding program
Number of Horses:
in all >15 Horses are available.
Kind of Horses:
For Advanced Riders
Riding (trained for / saddle):
Western, For guided Trail Rides, also Ride on your Own
More information of the Horses for rent (Breed - Training etc.)
We are a working ranch and we offer our ranch horses. Available is one pony 13 hands and rest are Thoroughbred/ Quarter-horses 15-16 hands tall. Ranch broke and rode seasonally.
Riding program
  • with horses for rent
  • also with your own horse
  • Ride on your own
  • Guided Trail Rides
  • All-day Rides
  • Pack Trips / Horse Trekking
  • Weekend Rides
  • Short Week 3-5 days
  • 5-8 days
  • 9-14 days
  • 15 days & up
  • Trailrides on request
  • Wagon Trips
  • Cattle Drive
  • Cross-Country
Minimum age for Trail Rides:
age 12 & up
Riding experience:
Average experience required
Demand on rider:
average demands
Big/Heavy Riders:
max. 120 kg - 260 lbs
Notes and supplements for the Trail Rides / Riding Program
We will be hosting American Competitive Trail Horse Association
rides. We offer natural horsemanship classes to beginners. We prefer you bring your own horse to ride but offer 10 of our own to rent.
Accommodations for guest horses
Distance to the Accommodation:
The Riding stables are on the property directly.
Kind of accommodation:
Indoor boxes - closed stable, Outdoor boxes, Open stable, Paddock box, Paddock - Pasture
Other Details and Conditions for bringing your own Horse
All stalls and paddocks are horse friendly. Straw will be available to bed stalls with no extra fee. Please bring your health papers with you.
Cribbers must be prevented from chewing the facilities.

Training - Riding lessons - Riding classes
General information of the Training:
with the own Horse, Trained Horses available, Private Lessons, Group Instruction
Riding Lessons for:
For Beginners, especially for Children
Minimum Age for Riding Classes:
age 8 & up
Training qualifications:
Students much be prepared to keep a quiet voice and manner. We love to share our joy of horses with our students.
Riding Classes / Lessons
Western Riding, Training to sit the horse well, Recreational riding, Courses for Horse Lunging, Ground Training Courses
Guest lodgings

Cabins, camping & rooms - choose between our selection of accomodations

1 Vacation home :
I have a house with 2 bedrooms. Hide a bed queen size couch with a full kitchen and bath. A lovely little home away from home. By the summer of 2010 we shall have an open hay loft with 12 beds and bathroom facilities available to keep our guest housed above their horses.
2 Single / double room(s) :
no details
1 Cabin :
A primitive cottage with 2 double beds with shared bathroom facilities.
2 Tents, Tepees, Hay Stores etc. :
The tents are part of the Lakota adventure and will house 5 people each.
You will learn of Lakota survival, lifestyle and beliefs of 150 plus years ago.
Eat traditional foods and follow traditional customs.
All while living for a few unforgettable days on the prairie.
1 Campground / Campsite :
We have several area for primitive camping. We have water available.
We have housed up to 30 trailers in all. All near the horse facilities.
4 Parking space for Motor Homes / Campers :
We have for areas for RV hookups that include electric and water. 6 more will be added by 2010. All while staying near your animals.
Amenities - special features:
Sheets, Towels, Room service / Cleaning, Toilet and wash room
Catering
Kind of Catering:
  • Breakfast on request possible by arrangement
  • Half-board on request possible by arrangement
  • Full-board on request possible by arrangement
  • Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
  • Wholesome food
More information of the Catering:
We will offer you any or all your meals upon request. You must give us 2 day prior notice.
General information of the accommodation
Special features:
Dogs permitted, Pool available, Phone, Washing machine, Dryer, Internet access, Internet-/ E-mail service
More information of the accommodation:
Our swimming pool is a good old 500 gallon horse tank for some water fun.

Rates and contact

Rates of the accommodation

Rates of the Holiday Homes:
from: 55,00 Dollar / Day
to: 165,00 Dollar / Day
Rates of the Cabin:
from: 45,00 Dollar / Day
to: 90,00 Dollar / Day
Rates of Tens, Tepees,
Hay Stores etc.:
from: 795,00 Dollar / Week
to: 1.095,00 Dollar / Week
Rates of Campgrounds / Campsites:
from: 20,00 Dollar / Day
to: 30,00 Dollar / Day
Rates of the Parking space for Motor Homes / Campers:
from: 40,00 Dollar / Day
to: 80,00 Dollar / Day

Rates of the Horses for rent

Rates for renting a Horse:
80,00 Dollar per day/horse
Notes to the rental costs:
Guests are to give 2 months notice prior to requesting the use of our horses. We will ride them through that time to make sure they are ready for our guests.

Rates Guest Horses

Boarding fee:
10,00 Dollar per day/horse
Feeding fee:
4,00 Dollar per day/horse
Notes about the cost:
The hay is home raised native grass. Western and Crested wheat grasses with some alfalfa

Rates Riding Classes

Rates for riding lessons:
The cost will depend on if they are taking the class through one of our packages, if they are supplying their own horse or if we are using one of our young animals.
Contact
 
Company:
Our Heritage Guest Ranch
 
First name:
Jean
 
Last name:
Norman
 
Country:
USA
 
Phone:
+ 1 308665 2810
Phone 2:
+ 1 308430 1239

You can contact us with the following languages:
English

Please make sure you leave message with your name and phone number and a time when we may return your call. Do to the nature of our lifestyle, we are often away from the house or phone service.

E-Mail address: Inquiry


Company: Our Heritage Guest Ranch
Zip/Postal Code: NE 69339
Street: 106 Linn Street
Country: USA -- Nebraska -- Crawford
Phone: + 1 308665 2810
Phone 2: + 1 308430 1239