Recipe of The Month-Quinoa Salad

January, 2011 2 Cups quinoa 2 Tablespoons walnut oil 1 Teaspoon achiote (optional) 1 Quart approximately of chicken stock or vegetable stock 2 Butternut squash, ¼” cubed 2 Tablespoons walnut oil 2 Shallots, minced                                                                                                                                  -Click Image to Enlarge 2 Garlic cloves, minced 2 Tablespoons real maple syrup ¼ Cup apple honey vinegar 2 Tablespoons currants 2 Tablespoons dried cranberries 2 Tablespoons toasted pepitas (pumpkin seeds) or sunflower seeds 2 Tablespoons toasted pine nuts or pistachios 2 Scallions, very thinly sliced 1 Tablespoon chives, very thinly sliced 1 Tablespoon chopped mint Salt and Pepper Walnut or corn oil (if needed) Pour walnut … Continued

Bill and Bob-January 2011

Here are Bill and Bob, driven by head wrangler, Kellen (Kelly) Carlson. Bill and Bob came to the Home Ranch 3 years ago.  They were born in the Elk River Valley, near Steamboat, and have returned home. They are 20 years old and still have the heart, muscle, and desire to pull a sleigh with a ton of hay every day. There is nothing like driving a team of horses.  I can’t describe how much fun it is to direct two tons of horsepower, and do it accurately.  If you are coming out this winter, ask to drive—Kelly and I … Continued

The Home Ranch – On my bucket list for horse vacations!

I like to think of myself as a “City-Cowgirl”. I love the country lifestyle and everything that comes with it, but I also enjoy the finer things in life. I believe there’s a way to incorporate both and you should! For example, just the other day I was out riding horses in the rain and spent the night dining at a trendy sushi spot. This is who I am and who I want to stay.  Click For Full Article -HorsePedia Share this:

Memphis ~ December 2010

Here I am riding the Horse of the Month for December – Memphis. Memphis is an interesting fellow. He is a registered quarter horse that was born here at the Home Ranch. I enjoy riding Memphis, because he performs to the level of the rider. If you are a lazy rider, he is a lazy horse. He was acting particularly lazy the week before this picture was taken, so I decided to see if I could improve his attitude. I was surprised to get on his back and find out that he is a very responsive and excellent horse. My … Continued