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Meeting: Billings airport
Airport:   Billings MT      
Transfer: Billings Airport or hotel at 4 PM. Return the following Saturday at around 3- 4 p.m for an overnihgt at a local hotel (pre-booked and paid for).    Distance: 2.5 hrs drive

Transfers available from Billings airport at 4:00 PM. If you plan on driving, meet us in Billings or Lovell first!

Tack: Western
Horses: Quarter horses
Pace: All paces, some long days in the saddle
Level: Riding Level (Click for legend) (3 out of 5)    Intermediate
Weight: Max 220 lbs
Riders: Min 6 riders Max 12 riders
(per riding group)
Max Capacity 12

We ride from Monday to Friday - no riding on arrival and departure days.

Riding Level
All paces and levels of riding will be experienced during each ride, so riding experience is suggested. Trailing and herding horses gives everyone a chance for a faster pace, as well as times to walk. The riding days can be long and the weather will be variable. We will be riding in all types of terrain. Barren badlands, sage brush and rocks, mountains and canyons, grassland meadows and wide open spaces. All types of horses will be part of the herds we move: mares and foals, young stock colts and fillies, guest horses and studs. Each will have its own challenges and adventures.

We are a family owned and operated working guest ranch. We have a normal staff of eight people who live at the ranch throughout the season. We have two full-time cowboys and two seasonal working cowboys or cowgirls. The other family members help out when needed. On occasion, we have neighboring cowboys who come to ride colts, or fill in at peak work times.

The Ranch has been raising registered American Quarter Horses for over 40 years. We own 35 head of mares and 5 stallions. We raise 30-35 head of colts each year. 
We gather our mares only a few times a year, and we are proud to say that our foals hit the ground in big, rough country, without human intervention. Before we ever lay hands on them, they already know how to handle themselves in rough terrain, cross water, and navigate the elements of nature.
We have cavvy horses, mares with foals, studs, yearlings, 2 year-olds we begin training, and then the riding horses the cowboys have personally or take in to ride for other people. We normally have around 150 horses on the ranch during the season.
We pick horses that will complement each guests riding ability and our cowboy crew shows each guest how to brush and prepare their horse to ride.  You will saddle and bridle your own horse each day, which increases the bond of rider and horse. 
During your stay, you will usually ride two or three horses per week. We usually do not ride the same horse every day. It is easier on the horses if they are given days off from being ridden. This also increases your riding ability as you learn the habits of each horse and test your ability to adapt to each horses personality.

Bringing your own tack
You are more than welcome to bring your own western saddle if you should choose. You can bring it on the plane with you, but we recommend shipping it ahead of time. Just let us know if you plan to bring a saddle and we can plan accordingly.

Bringing your own horse
The ranch is at an altitude of 4800-5600ft with a rocky, mountainous terrain. Most horses cannot travel and work in those conditions without an adjustment period. In addition, we cannot risk the health problems that an outside horse could bring to our herd of horses who are not normally exposed to outside diseases.

Passport and Visa Requirements: Valid passport required by all nationals referred to in the chart ; validity varies - for most countries the passport must be valid for at least six months from the date on which the holder enters the. more
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Pryor Mountains Horse Drive
Tour Code: HDMT01
7 days / 6 nights ~$2,100.00
Dates : April-May & Oct

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
A 2023 04/16 - 04/22 7d / 6n 7 day horse drive, AP 6 /12 Sold Out
B 2023 05/28 - 06/03 7d / 6n 7 day horse roundup, AP 6 /12 Sold Out
B 2023 10/15 - 10/21 7d / 6n 7 day horse roundup, AP 6 /12 Sold Out
A 2023 10/22 - 10/28 7d / 6n 7 day horse drive, AP 6 /12 Sold Out
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Tack: Western
Horses: Quarter horses
Pace: All paces, some long days in the saddl...

Airport: Billings MT
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