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Horseback Riding


Our guest ranch adventures include real cattle drives. While riding a good saddle horse you can move hundreds of cattle to greener pastures.  Whether you are a beginner or an experienced horseman, you will enjoy a real horse riding adventure at the Big Blue Ranch.

Enjoy guided trail rides across the tall grass prairie, over rolling hills, down the draws, through the woods and past the ponds of the Big Blue Ranch. Check barbed wire fences and flood gates. Learn how to use a cattle chute and corrals. Learn roping and horsemanship on this family-run working cattle ranch. Learn about our rich, ranch history.

Whether you’re looking for a trail ride through the countryside, or want to herd cattle from pasture to pasture, Big Blue Ranch can provide the ride that you’re looking for.

Big Blue Ranch & Lodge offers flexible horseback riding schedules tailored to small groups and families.

View wildlife, wildflowers and the milky way from the comfort of our beautiful log lodge overlooking a twenty-acre lake. Enjoy spectacular Nebraska sunset views. After your ride take in the relaxing atmosphere of stone fireplaces and spacious covered porches of our beautiful cedar log lodge.

$100 for a half a day of horseback riding 
$150 for a full day of horseback riding
*minimum of two riders (plus lodging)

Offered May 16 – October 1