Horseback Riding

Lucky 8 Ranch strives to bring a unique one of a kind experience to all of our visitors!

Our 2020 Trail Ride Season is Currently Closed.

Check Out one of our ATV Tours!

Share a piece of agriculture history with us. Riding horses has been a long standing tradition in the agriculture industry since its beginning.  Take a trip back in time and learn how it feels to ranchers and farmers to be on horseback.  Ride through the Trout Creek Valley floor, hay meadows, and up to beautiful panoramic views of Routt County.  Views of Hahn's Peak, Sleeping Giant, the Flatt Tops WIlderness and much more can be viewed from our trail rides.

30 Minute Pony Ride - $30.00 per person

1 Hour Ride - $85.00 per person

2 Hour Ride - $150.00 per person

Winter Trail Ride - $95.00 per person

Complimentary Shuttle Available


1 Hour Ride - About 1.5 Hours Total

2 Hour Ride - About 2.5 Hours Total

What to Bring:

Water Bottle, Sun Screen, Closed Toed Shoes, Long Pants/Jeans, & a Hat

What is Provided:

A place to fill up your water & light snacks

Complementary Shuttle to and from Lucky 8 Ranch


Key Times of Year:

Calving Season: May & June
Spring Flowers: April - July (dependent on snow fall)

Breeding Season: August & September

Fall Colors: Mid September

Trail Ride
Trail Ride

"They really made us feel like part of the family! It was such a joy to take my family on a two hour guided horseback riding adventure... My son wanted to live there forever! "

- Trip Advisor Review

"Perfect place to enjoy the scenery, including grazing bison. The guide was exceptional, very knowledgable and fun!"

- Trip Advisor Review

" Awesome horse riding experience with highly experienced and knowledgeable guides"

- Trip Advisor Review

Rules & Requirements


  1. Must be 6 years old to ride!

  2. Everyone rides their own horse!

  3. Helmets required for anyone under 18 years old.

  4. Experience not necessary. Instructions, safety brief and equine equipment orientation will be provided before tour begin.

  5. Be sure your clothing and personal items will withstand the dirt, the mud, the water and the bouncing around!

  6. Closed-toe shoes are required for your safety.

  7. We will not be responsible for personal property.

  8. Pregnant women, anyone with heart, neck or back problems, or recent joint replacement surgeries are not allowed to participate.


  1. Have fun!

  2. NO SMOKING at anytime throughout the entire tour or on Lucky 8 Ranch property.

  3. Review and understand the animal and how to ride. Ask Questions!

  4. Wear protective clothing, no sandals or open toed shoes.

  5. Helmets are required while on the horse if under the age of 18.  

  6. Follow the trail and maintain a "safe" distance from the rider in front of you.


  8. Slow is always better & more safe.

  9. Watch out for bison & wildlife. DO NOT APPROACH or ANTAGONIZE. 

  10. If you have trouble, stop. One of our guides will come and assist you. DO NOT GET OFF THE HORSE!

  11. If you get separated from the group. Stop and Wait! DO NOT COME LOOK FOR US OR GET OFF THE HORSE. We WILL find you.

  12. This is a guided tour. This is not a thrill ride. 

  13. Be conscientious of others on the tour, as everyone has a different riding ability.

  14. Go slow, be safe, and watch out for each other.

  15. Be respectful of Lucky 8 Ranch property.  This is our home!

For the safety of everyone in the tour, failure to follow these rules will result in having your riding privileges removed immediately!


Potential Hazards

Steep cliffs along trails!

Unguarded turns with steep drop offs!

Limited Site Areas

Narrow Trails/Roads

Hair Pin Turns

Bison, Horses, Goats, Alpaca, Llamas, Chicken, Ducks, & other wildlife

Trees & Large Rocks

Slick Trails/Roads when Wet

Dusty when Dry

Fire Hazards at ALL TIMES!

Our Address

23850 Tobiano Trail

Oak Creek, CO 80467

Contact Us

TEL: 970-846-5592


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