Western Pleasure Guest Ranch - Sandpoint, ID, 83864, USA

Summer All-Inclusive Stays

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Stunning views and fresh mountain air pervades your senses. Imagine a comfortable, rustic vacation that takes you back to nature, to a time when things were simpler.

All Inclusive Packages include lodging in one of our cozy Grand Lodge rooms or Log Cabins, daily horseback rides, three Country Gourmet meals daily, evening entertainment and access to all ranch amenities. Western Pleasure Guest Ranch’s quality ranch raised horses are perfect for the beginner or the experienced rider. For the non-rider, our many other activities will fill your day with relaxation, education or adventure. When you're looking for a fantastic family guest ranch adventure vacation or a ranch that you can visit as a single or a couple, look no further than Western Pleasure Guest Ranch!

We offer fun and exciting experiences for everyone. You will love our hands on approach to horseback and trail riding instruction and the personal attention you will receive. We limit the number of guests participating in our summer ranch program to twenty. This will assure you that you won¹t get lost in the crowd. We specialize in personalizing your ranch stay to fit you. You have special requests, just ask!! Our summer All Inclusive Guest Ranch vacations are fun, memorable, and exciting. This is a life experience.

Our summer season runs from June 1 through September 30. Most of our guests arrive on a Sunday and depart on a Saturday, but for your flexibility we do offer shorter stays and arrivals any day of the week. Keep in mind that we only serve breakfast on Saturday. Sunday is the horse's day off.

Tentative Summer Weekly schedule at Western Pleasure Guest Ranch

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Sunday:
3:00 pm - Check in. Guests arrive and check in to their room or cabin.
6:30 pm - Dinner. Dinner is served in the great room of the lodge.

7:30 pm - Ranch familiarization mozie and introduction to our horse program

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Monday:
8:30 am - Wranglers run the horses up from the meadow.
9:00 am - Breakfast
9:30 am - Meet at barn for riding orientation and instructions. A short trail ride to follow.
12:30 pm - Lunch
2:00 pm - Afternoon Ride (about two hours)
5:00 pm - Wranglers run horses back to meadow
6:30 pm Dinner
7:30 pm – Archary practice

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Tuesday:
8:30 am - Wranglers run the horses up from the meadow.
9:00 am - Breakfast
9:30 am - meet at barn for morning ride (about two hours)
12:30 pm - Lunch
2:00 pm - Afternoon Ride. A fast ride and a slow ride are offered this afternoon. Wranglers must approve those going on fast ride. Ride may be a little shorter because of dinner cruise
or:

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Skeet Shooting. Skeet is a recreational and competitive activity, using shotguns, where participants attempt to shoot clay disks flung into the air at high speed.
5:00 pm - Wranglers run horses back to meadow
4:30 pm - Meet in lodge parking lot to caravan to town.
5:15 pm - Board the Shawnodese on Lake Pend Orielle for a dinner cruise.
9:00 pm - Return to ranch

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 Wednesday:
8:30 am - Wranglers run the horses up from the meadow.
9:00 am - Breakfast
9:00 am - Make sack lunches for ride
9:30 am - Meet at barn for all day ride. Today we ride to Grouse Creek Falls. You may want to bring a swimsuit and towel (ask for towels at the lodge) for a refreshing dip at the Falls. The trip home in wet jeans can be long.
4:30 pm - return to lodge
5:00 pm - Wranglers run horses back to meadow
6:30 pm Dutch Oven Dinner. Served outside at fire pit.
7:30 pm Music around the campfire

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Thursday:
8:30 am - Wranglers run the horses up from the meadow.
9:00 am - Breakfast
9:30 am – Cattle Sorting. This is a competitive team event. Bring your game face!
12:30 pm - Lunch
2:00 pm - Afternoon Ride
5:00 pm - Wranglers run horses back to meadow
6:30 pm - Dinner
Time TBA - Evening wagon rides

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Friday:

8:30 am - Wranglers run horses up from the meadow.

9:00 am - Breakfast
9:30 am – Non-Horse activity TBA
12:30 pm – Lunch
12:30 pm – Wranglers run the horses up from the meadow
2:00 pm – Day Ride - A shorter ride is available at request
6:00 pm – Dinner on the trail
7:30 pm – Ride back to the lodge
8:00 pm – Wranglers run horses back to meadow

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Saturday:
8:30 am - Wranglers run the horses up from the meadow.
9:00 am - Breakfast
11:00 am – Check Out

No Good byes here, just until next time!

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