Sombrero Stables, located at Snow Mountain Ranch, offers a variety of year-round horse activities for your inner cowboy or cowgirl. Reservations are required; please call 970-887-1999 to book your ride today. Please note that the prices listed below apply to guests staying on-grounds at Snow Mountain Ranch. Sleigh rides and winter trail rides typically begin around Thanksgiving; please call the stables at 970-887-1999 to check on availability.
See the Sombrero website for pricing. YMCA of the Rockies guests receive a discounted rate.
Hot Cocoa Sleigh Rides 45 min loop with a 15 minute stop at the Homestead for hot chocolate.
Try a Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride through snow covered meadows and winter forests to our hot cocoa site, located beside the century old Rowley Homestead. Disembark to a crackling campfire, hot chocolate, and marshmallows for your toasting pleasure. Once you’re done with food, drink, horse petting, and wildlife viewing (Foxes? Moose? Snowshoe hares?), it’s a quick ride back to the stables. Blankets provided, caroling encouraged.
7 Days a Week, 12, 1:30, 3:30, 7:00
Dinner Sleigh Rides Ride 45 min., Generally 1.5-2.5 hrs w/ dinner
Take a 45-minute looped sleigh ride under the stars, bundled in blankets, ending at our cozy western dining hall on the stables property. Experience Colorado home-cooking with your choice of chicken, steak, or trout as an entrée. The Chicken is a roasted breast; steak is 10 oz. aged Angus; and the trout is a filet poached with lemon and seasonings. The meal also includes salad, cowboy beans, garlic bread, baked potatoes, and fruit cobbler and ice cream for dessert. We do not serve alcohol, but you are more than welcome to bring your own wine.
7 Days a Week, 5:30 pm
Perfect for romantic outings, anniversaries, wedding proposals, birthdays, or just finally experiencing that One-Horse-Open Sleigh! A beautiful Amish-made, red, two-seater sleigh with comfy green velvet seats, and of course blankets provided. We can take you on a private ride where you may see other people at the camp fire but have the sleigh to yourselves, or we can arrange an entirely private outing. Special occasion? Let us help you have champagne or flowers waiting at the hot cocoa site. Or tell us about your own ideas! We also offer a private dinner ride, with the private sleigh and then a table for two in our dining hall.
3 Large Sleighs Seat 16 people each
1 Medium Sleigh Seats 10-12
1 Small Sleigh Seats 2, Must be booked in advance for private ride
“The Ride” Horseback Ride 60-90 min
A horseback ride through the Rockies in winter. Whether forests or meadow, beautiful views of snow covered mountains, or peering at the dim outline of trees through whirling snowflakes, each experience is different and weather dependent. This ride is offered only when conditions are safe for guests and horses. Children must be at least 8 years old, no double riders.
7 Days a Week, 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm & 3 pm (weather dependent)
Make your reservations early at (970) 887-1999