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5 Fun Things to Do in Bandera, Texas

Bandera, Texas is bustling this time of year and the Silver Spur Guest Ranch is right at the heart of it all. And there’s always plenty to keep them busy at a place like the Silver Spur. With lots of people visiting this beautiful Texas dude ranch of ours, we decided to put together a list of a 5 fun things to do in Bandera, Texas while you’re here!

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Trick Roping at the Silver Spur

There’s never a dull moment at the Silver Spur Ranch, but one of our guests’ favorite forms of entertainment here is trick roping. In case you’ve never heard of it before, trick roping is a competitive art form involving the spinning of a lasso. It began in wild west shows in the 19th century and became widely popular thereafter. We know firsthand, since trick roping is a staple when it comes to entertainment out here on the ranch!

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10 Fun Facts About Horses

It’s no secret that everyone who lives on or works at a Texas dude ranch most likely loves horses. Horseback riding is an integral part of the Silver Spur experience, after all! We’re pretty much experts on all things horses here at the Silver Spur, but sometimes  they can surprise even us. So we did a little research and came up with these 10 fun facts about horses that you probably didn’t know. A lot of them stumped even us!

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5 Ways Ranch Animals Are Great for Kids

One nice thing about dude ranches in Texas like the Silver Spur is that they’re full of ranch animals like donkeys, longhorns, horses, and more. And that’s why so many kids and parents love getting the chance to stay at a Texas dude ranch. There’s something about spending time with animals that deeply affects people, especially children. Here are 5 ways ranch animals are  great for kids.

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Why Go on a Retreat at a Texas Dude Ranch

A Texas dude ranch may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you consider going on a relaxing retreat, but it’s actually the perfect location for it. We hold a number of spiritual, communal, and wellness retreats here at the Silver Spur Guest Ranch, and people can’t seem to get enough of them! Here’s why you should go on a retreat at a texas dude ranch like the Silver Spur.

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5 Perks of Horseback Riding in Texas Hill Country

Dude ranches are known for their horseback rides, but we happen to know that Silver Spur offers the best ones around. Why, you might ask? Well because we give you the opportunity to go horseback riding in Texas Hill Country. You see, we’re not just any Texas dude ranch. We offer a full-on cowboy experience to our guests! So check out our lists of 5 perks of horseback riding in Texas Hill Country.

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5 Reasons People Love Dude Ranches

Dude ranches have been around for centuries. Visitors love the novelty and ranch owners love having guests, so it’s a win-win. But what is it that ceaselessly draws people to dude ranches? After all, they’re popular tourist destination and wedding venues for a reason. We came up with a list of 5 reasons people love dude ranches to help explain their popularity and show you what’s so special about dude ranches, and more specifically, the Silver Spur Guest Ranch!

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Why Spend Your Summer Vacation at Silver Spur

The Silver Spur Guest Ranch has a lot to offer in terms of amenities, hospitality, and entertainment. In fact, we’d go so far as to say it’s one of the best dude ranches in Texas! People come flocking to this unique property to get the real cowboy experience year-round, but there’s something about the Texas summertime that’s truly magical. Here’s why you should spend your summer vacation at Silver Spur.

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Kid Friendly Activities at the Silver Spur

If you have kids, you know how hard it can be to keep them entertained. And the last thing you want when you’re on vacation is to deal with bored, cranky kids. That’s a non-issue at a dude ranch like the Silver Spur, though! If you don’t believe us, just check out this list of kid friendly activities we offer here.

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Why We Love Horseback Riding

At the Silver Spur Guest Ranch, we have a lot of horses and many trail riding opportunities. Though some of our guests may be a little nervous to ride a horse for the first time, all of them end up having a wonderful time. So whether you’re an old hand at horseback riding or a newbie, we thought you’d enjoy our list of reasons why we love horseback riding.