Winter is such a magical time in Colorado, and a little cold certainly doesn’t scare us away from having fun outdoors. There are lots of things to do in Denver in the winter and in winter in Colorado in general. If you’re looking for something a little different this winter, why not go horseback riding? Many stables are closed for the season and few offer year-round rides; as a result, there aren’t too many options for horseback riding in Denver proper in the winter. However, if you’re down for a bit of a drive, you can experience a horseback riding adventure at Snow Mountain Ranch with Rocky Mountain Stables. It’s just a two hour drive from Denver and it offers horseback riding tours and sleigh riding. You’ll love taking a trip to Granby for this fun wintertime activity!

You’ll love your visit to Snow Mountain Ranch and your ride with Rocky Mountain Stables. It’s a Denver bucket list adventure that you’ll never forget! Plan a trip to Granby today to experience this very different winter adventure.

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What else do I need to know about horseback riding at Snow Mountain Ranch?

Kids have to be eight years old to ride. Helmets are required for kids 13 and under. Dress warmly and if you have boots, wear them. The guide will match you with a horse that matches your skill level. He or she will also tell you about the region, the history of the area, and local wildlife along the way.

What else can I do in and near Granby?

Granby is a great part of Colorado to visit at any time of the year! You can:


Where else can I go horseback riding in Colorado?

There are lots of horseback riding opportunities in Colorado! As you might imagine, there are many more providers offering horseback riding in the warmer months than in the winter. Here are some places that you can ride horses in Colorado:


You'll love riding horses in Colorado! It's a great place to spend time on horseback. There are so many beautiful places in Colorado and exploring them from atop a horse is an experience that you will always remember. You'll feel like a real cowboy or cowgirl as you traverse the mountains in the saddle. Horseback riding is a crucial part of any Colorado vacation!