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Phantom – Our Canadian Horse

November 9th, 2018

Gimlet Lynx Phantom – Our Canadian Horse Phantom is new to the ranch and has already enjoyed gathering the cattle and a few trail rides.  Phantom is a registered Canadian Horse, a breed known for their versatility.  Phantom was born June 30, 2004 and is now 15.3 hands tall and weighs about 1400 lbs.  Both




Family Bonds

October 25th, 2018

We recently enjoyed this blog post on and felt that it embodied everything about a ranch vacation. What Research Tells Us About the Most Successful Family Bonds Strong family bonds reduce anxiety, raise self-esteem, and build resilience among children. Research suggests five actions to take for strengthening family bonds: Family Time: Family time is a




May Ranch Getaway – A Hidden Gem

April 11th, 2018

Guests often ask what is the “best” time to visit the ranch and this is a very difficult question to answer because every season brings its own beauty and a different atmosphere.  The spring and fall are great for adult getaways, while spring break and the summer months bring family fun.  It all depends on




Support Local Education

September 1st, 2017

Our community is small but mighty and we want to support local education!  The Caliente Union School District has provided elementary education in our community for decades.  The district now consists of one elementary school, Piute Mountain School, which serves the Walker Basin and Twin Oaks communities.  In 1983 the Caliente Educational Foundation was established




Art Week at the Ranch

April 11th, 2017

Annual Art Week at Rankin Ranch May 21st to 25th The mountains are a beautiful shade of green and the spring wildflowers are out. Our annual art week is a wonderful time to relax, paint, go horseback riding and join in other great ranch activities. We love seeing the ranch through the eyes of different




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