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Red Horse Mountain Ranch Featured on Discover Ranches

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Discover Ranches takes you to the heart of ranches and ranch vacations, exploring the stories behind the guardians of timeless landscapes, supporters of local communities, creators of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, producers of cattle, and cultivators of award-winning food. The new international travel series features on Discover Outdoor Life, an on-line network dedicated to the outdoor enthusiast.DiscoverOutdoorLife.com and Discover Ranches was created by long-time rancher and Top50 Ranches Business owner Jody Dahl, and television producer Kerry Lambert (Food Network, Discovery Channel, The Cooking Channel, PBS). In this episode, join Discover Ranches as they take a behind the scenes to see how Red Horse Mountain Ranch prepares its wranglers for riders of all ages and levels. Imagine the work it takes to coordinate 5000 riders of all ages in one summer season. That might seem like a challenge, but Red Horse Mountain Ranch in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, makes it all look easy. Red Horse Mountain Ranch is known for its all inclusive ranch vacations, including a famous kids program for ages 3 and up. While most ranches offer pre-schoolers led rides around an arena, Red Horse actually takes them on the trails. The wranglers are the key with special skill sets and enthusiasm …

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A Winter Day at Red Horse Mountain Ranch

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We’re always asked, “what goes on during the winter at the ranch?” Besides our repairs, projects, and new improvements, one of our most important items is caring for the 100+ animals living on the ranch. Go along with Kyle and Claire as they feed 1800 – 2000 lbs of hay to our 90 horses. Oh, and we’re thankful for all the hard work they did this winter taking care of our herd.

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Chasing a record fish

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I come from the world of fly fishing for trout; fish the “Ranch” on the Henry’s Fork of the Snake above Ashton, Idaho and you’ll quickly learn what it means to have a Phd in fly fishing. I’ve heard stories of trout circling an angler’s fly, waiting for the currents to take it under, only to see whether the offering is real or fake. I rarely pursued the trout on the “Ranch,” but the hunt always intrigued me. My time was more spent chasing trout through runs, riffles, and rapids from a drift boat. Box Canyon, Lower Mesa, and the Canyon of the South Fork I dearly still love. The Northern Pike is essentially the opposite of this and it took me a while to understand the fish. In freshwater, there are few rivals to its aggressive behavior. A large pike will not only clear it’s habitat of other pike if food is scarce, but it waits for nothing and feeds charismatically on meals it’s own size. With a strike at 40 miles per hour, your gear better be ready if its a large pike your chasing. They’ll fight hard, wrap themselves in vegetation or structure, and make any angler …

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Thinking About A Road Trip To RHMR? Check Out These Worthwhile Detours For Your Journey

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Mountains, beautiful freshwater rivers, massive lakes, lush green forests; and some of the best wildlife in North America: does Idaho come to mind? It should! Here at Red Horse we know how lucky we are to be located in the middle of this beautiful northwest landscape, and we want to share this with our readers. For those of us who are lucky enough to call Red Horse Mountain Ranch home, or for those fortunate guests who have shared time here with us, we know what an amazing place this is, and it wouldn’t be the same if we weren’t located here in the Idaho Pandhandle. It is always so enjoyable to see the awe on our guest’s faces when they arrive here at the ranch, and this expression is seen from their first day, to their last day with us. Many times our guests have commented that when they imagined Idaho, they certainly underestimated its’ beauty. If you have the chance to visit us here at Red Horse and are planning on making a road trip of your vacation, see below for some great travel ideas to make the most out of your journey to Red Horse Mountain! #1: Lake …