Planning a Dude Ranch Vacation?

Book a cabin at HorseWorks Wyoming
Add on the Western Equine Center horsemanship demonstration


If you are planning a dude ranch vacation, prepare for your adventure with an authentic working horse ranch experience. Book a cabin at HorseWorks Wyoming on your way through.  Enjoy a unique horsemanship demonstration the morning or evening of your stay.

Going on an authentic ranch vacation can be intimidating, especially if you have no prior experience!  When you book your cabin at HorseWorks Wyoming, you may add-on the unique horsemanship demonstration offered by Western Equine Center.

Perfect for children & adults who:

  • are passing through and want a taste of real Western horsemanship
  • have a problem horse back home and want to ask questions and see demonstrations of possible solutions
  • want to learn how Western techniques differ from English riding
  • are going to a guest ranch or working ranch and want exposure beforehand to Western techniques and lingo
  • interested in tips on staying safe around horses

Sessions are offered mornings and evenings to accommodate your travel plans and can be personalized to your interests using the Application below.

Topics offered:

  • Working with weanlings, yearlings, 2-3 year olds, saddle horses
  • Groundwork & under saddle
  • Basic skills & lingo
  • Equine safety

Observe Western training techniques, learn differences between English and Western riding, understand the lingo, ask questions!

Clinic participation must be booked in advance.

This Application Form gives you an opportunity let us know your horsemanship questions and goals so that we may taylor the clinic to  areas of specific interest to you.

HorsWorks Wyoming Featured in


"ComfortablyWild: The Best Glamping Destinations in North America!" included HorseWorks Wyoming because we raise our own horses for our ranch programs.

Prepare for your Working Ranch Vacation, Gap Year Holiday, or “dude ranch vacation”.   Our clinics focus on Western riding and training techniques, equine safety for people of all ages, and horsemanship! 

Schedule a morning or evening session as you pass through, or make a day of it and take in the Hot Springs State Park, Teepee Pool, Wyoming Dinosauer Center, a river float, Cody Nite Rodeo, museums, and other local activities!

Off-Ranch Opportunities

Opportunities abound to experience the local flavor of our area of Wyoming before, during and after your vacation at HorseWorks.  Yellowstone National Park is a must!  We'll happily help you plan time to enjoy local activities that are close by the ranch!

I could not imagine how relaxed and beautiful this vacation would be

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Vacation Highlights

As you travel through north-central Wyoming, book a night or two in a cabin at HorseWorks Wyoming.  Add on a horsemanship demonstration in the morning or evening and take in some of the many off-ranch activities in the Cody, Thermopolis, and wider Big Horn Basin area!

Find Your Perfect Horse

While at HorseWorks Wyoming, you might find the perfect horse partner to take home.  Our horses have found homes from Florida to Maine on the East Coast, along the West Coast, as well as in England and Scotland. You may board horses purchased from us with us year-round and return to Wyoming to ride during your vacations. Read about our Buy & Board.