An Old Friend Returns

An Old Friend Returns

Shinichi was one of our fledgling ranch’s first guests, first joining us as a young man many years ago.

A Day in the Life of Jimmy

A Day in the Life of Jimmy

Jimmy (James) Shannon is our longest standing employee. He’s been with us over 17 years. Have a mechanical issue…he’s your guy. Want a big hole dug…yep. He and his dog Zeus are on the big Case digging machine in a minute. Have guests who want to do some...
Sandy Valley Ranch Escaramuza

Sandy Valley Ranch Escaramuza

We are very excited about our escaramuza team! What is an escaramuza team? You ask. It is a group of eight women wearing beautiful Adelita dresses so full that they cover the backs of their horses. They perform intricate drills on horseback. And they do this riding...
We Love Our Guests

We Love Our Guests

One of the things I  love most about Sandy Valley Ranch is our amazing guests.  We have had people from all over the world come and enjoy our little piece of the great American West. 

Hola Diablo

Hola Diablo

My son-in-law, Timothy, who “wrangles”  our website, has told me that we need to have a blog on our website. Since I’d rather be on a horse than at my computer I was tempted to say phooey, but then good judgment kicked in. So here goes…. We...
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