Vista Verde Ranch, Luxury Guest Ranch
Vista Verde Ranch, Colorado Luxury Ranch
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Vista Verde Ranch, Colorado Luxury Ranch
Vista Verde Ranch, Colorado Luxury Ranch
Vista Verde Ranch, Colorado Luxury Ranch
Vista Verde Ranch, Colorado Luxury Ranch

The Team

Date: December 11th, 2009

Vista Verde Ranch, Colorado Luxury Ranch

Some of you may know that we lost Zig, one of our wonderful Percheron draft horses, last year. Since then we’ve been trying to figure out how to replace him. Usually when you work with a team, you buy them as a team. It’s very difficult to replace 1 member of a team as they definitely have a relationship and a work dynamic. We borrowed Whopper from some friends to see if we could pair him up with Zag, and we also bought Ben and Jerry who are a younger team. So far we haven’t found the right fit for our sleigh pulling needs. Today Terry, Jo and Nicky hooked up Ben and Zag together and it looks like they might be a good match. Zag is bigger than Ben, but his maturity is helping Ben learn to be a good little draft horse. It was a beautiful day and I got chills up and down my spine when I looked out and saw them making laps around the Sunday pasture. That is just such a magnificent sight…no matter how many times I’ve seen it. Just like running the horses in from pasture, it’s something I never tire of watching.

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  1. Jim & Wanda W Says:

    We are so sorry. We did not know Zig had died. It is always so much fun watching them hook up the horses and putting out the hay….and the main reason we found Vista Verde…sleigh riding when the snow is falling. They have 7 weeks to get it down right. The snow is beautiful. We are so thankful for all the updates on the blog.

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