Horseback Riding

Few activities embody the West like a good old-fashioned horseback ride through Colorado’s prairie or mountain settings. Somehow, wildlife viewing, sightseeing and simply enjoying the outdoors are just a bit different when sitting astride a saddle.

Horseback riding at a Colorado dude and guest ranch
Horseback riding at a Colorado dude and guest ranch
Getting ready to ride at a Colorado Dude Ranch
Horseback riding through the aspens near Buena Vista
Horseback riding through the wildflowers near Edwards
Horseback riding through the aspens near Telluride
An Old Ranch
Horseback riding through Colorado's golden aspen leaves near Idaho Springs, CO
A cowboy leads his horses out of the stables near Steamboat Springs, CO
Horseback pack trip near Meeker, Colorado
Horseback riding in Aurora

Horseriding stables and dude ranches all over Colorado offer everything from half-day guided trail rides to overnight adventures in the state’s amazing natural places.

Featured Destinations

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Visit Montrose

Perched on Colorado’s Western Slope, Montrose is a year-round hub for outdoor adventure and to experience the grandeur of Black Canyon National Park.

Flatirons in Boulder at sunrise

Visit Boulder

A laid-back lifestyle, breathtaking views of the Flatirons and Rocky Mountains and celebrated culinary offerings are just a few reasons that make Boulder one of Colorado’s most beloved cities.