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August 2017 Newsletter

Wow, we can hardly believe that it is August already! Time sure flies when you are pulling long days in the hay fields. With so many fields to cut and weather to watch it becomes quite the juggling act to get it all put up in a timely manner. The Ranch finished up with our first hay cutting of the season by the third week of July. We ended up with a total of 25,326 small square bales and 815 large round bales! It comes as no surprise that our three hay sheds are full! We will have plenty of hay to feed the horses as well as sell to others. We are very fortunate to not have to rely on outside suppliers as hay may become scarce due to drought and fires in the state this year.

All these hot summer days have our boarders catching early morning and late evening rides. Not only is the temperature better, but the wildlife viewing opportunities increase as well. It seems the deer and elk don’t much like the 90+ degree weather either and hide out in the shade of the trees at mid-day. All the bucks and bulls currently still have antlers covered in velvet, but will be shedding that this month. When riding past any ripening choke cherry bushes be sure to keep an eye out for bears and other critters eating their fill. Many of the trails are newly bladed and will be even easier to follow now as well. 

August 19th we will be holding another member only scavenger hunt on the Ranch. Everyone loved the last one and many rode out to explore new trails looking for the hidden bandannas. We love getting our members to explore places they maybe haven’t been before. We will announce the clues at 8am in the lounge again to give everyone a fair start. The Ranch will have lunch and refreshments waiting back at the lounge for everyone. If no one finds the hidden bandannas we will give another clue and extend the search into Sunday. There will be prizes for whoever finds the items first! Last time we gave out $25 gift cards to Shiptons as prizes! We hope to see you all out to visit and search on the weekend of the 19th!

 

See you out on the trail!
 
Matt and the Beartooth Crew 
 
 
 

Thinking about joining our family by bringing your horse to the Beartooth Ranch? Give us a call today to set up a private tour and pick out your paddock or pasture. Your horse will thank you!

Call our manager, Matt, anytime at 406 – 672- 6288 or our Ranch office at 406-322-5386 M-F 9-3

 

 

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