Dude Ranch Wrangler needed in Red Feather Lakes, Colorado

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Sundance Trail

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Red Feather Lakes, CO
Job Type
Full Time or Seasonal
$12.50/hr, plus tips, plus room, plus board
Date Posted
July 4, 2022
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

Don’t believe that a Dude Ranch job is like a vacation at summer camp. It sounds hokey, but we truly believe that our mission is not about maximizing profit. Our mission is to maximize joy: our guests, yours, and our own.

This is very physical labor; hard work with long hours. We hire folks who are:

  • mature
  • well rounded
  • happy
  • “people – friendly”
  • have initiative
  • self directed and take ownership
  • and who have the stamina and endurance required by ranch life

Wranglers are the face of Sundance Trail! If you have extensive horse experience/riding ability, as well as hospitality experience and a passion for working with people, you may be a perfect fit!

We have an immediate wrangler opening for an experienced horseman or horsewoman.

Reports to: Head Wrangler/Barn Manager
*This means you will report to the Head Wrangler on an hour-to-hour basis throughout the day, with the Barn Manager being your ultimate supervisor.


  • Feed horses 2x/day on rotating basis with other wranglers
  • Eat meals with guests and entertain throughout day
  • Catch, groom, and saddle horses for rides after breakfast each day
  • Lead rides at discretion of Head Wrangler
  • Tell ranch stories (provided) and entertain guests on rides
  • Ensure high standard of safety during rides
  • Current CPR certification
  • Ensure high standard of horse care
  • Assist other areas of the ranch are in good order (kitchen, housekeeping) throughout day
  • Attend evening guest activities
  • Assist with Saturday afternoon housekeeping


  • Proficient horseback rider
  • Basic Knowledge of equine first aid
  • CPR certified
  • Outgoing and friendly personality
  • Self-starter
  • Customer service minded
  • Ability to take direction
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Honesty and open communication skills
  • Flexibility to accomplish a wide variety of tasks within a day


Please visit the Job description at https://www.sundancetrail.com/wrangler-position/ and if the job description fits you, send us an application!

Sundance Trail Guest Ranch

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