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Celebrating 100 years of Luxury Dude Ranch Vacations

Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, just 2 hours west of Denver in Granby, Colorado, the C Lazy U Ranch has been a premier guest ranch for over 100 years, offering all-inclusive horse-centric vacations.

Known for its luxurious accommodations, gourmet food and five-star service, the herd of 200 horses is the heart and soul of the C Lazy U Ranch.
The ultimate riding vacation awaits you…

Four times a year, Julie Goodnight partners with C Lazy U to offer world-class training and instruction, in a majestic mountain setting with epic trail riding and other amenities…

giving our guests a meaningful horsemanship experience and the satisfaction of a luxurious vacation. All C Lazy U programs offered by Goodnight are 5-days and 4-nights in length, are all-inclusive of meals, lodging, horses and programming and are open to adult riders of any ability level.

Contact C Lazy U directly with questions and for reservations: (970)887-3344

Join clinicians Julie Goodnight and Barbra Schulte in the glorious Rocky Mountains, to gain new riding skills, explore your passions and to indulge yourself. Beyond improving your riding with daily lessons from two of the most popular horsemanship clinicians in the U.S., you’ll also enjoy guided trail rides on the expansive ranch, plus workshops on personal growth. Explore ways to expand your inner strength, confidence, emotional control and focus. It will leave you a more skilled horsewoman, refreshed and rejuvenated, to pursue what you love … in your own style … in any area of your life.

Cost: $2563.56 double occupancy; $2311.56 single occupancy, includes taxes & resort fees)

Join Julie Goodnight and her assistant trainers, for the best of both worlds—an educational horsemanship clinic and a fun riding vacation! Daily sessions include lessons with Julie, trail obstacle challenges, cattle sorting and guided trail rides in the mountains. Evening activities include horsemanship workshops and socializing.

Cost: $2563.56 double occupancy; $2311.56 single occupancy, includes taxes & resort fees)

Julie Goodnight and husband Rich Moorhead, along with Barbra Schulte and husband Tom Schulte, team up to offer a one-of-kind riding vacation for couples. Enjoy daily trail riding, horsemanship clinics and other ranch amenities like fishing, mountain biking, swimming and spa services. Re-energize your relationship and gain confidence through the casual and light-hearted workshops offered each morning. Enjoy gourmet meals and evening social activities with Julie & Rich, Barb & Tom and all the other couples. 

Cost: $2563.56 double occupancy, includes taxes & resort fees)

Boot camp for your horsemanship! This well-rounded program is focused on education and skill-building and is taught by Julie Goodnight, in a luxurious, vacation-like setting. Daily equitation lessons, groundwork clinics, training demonstrations, plus workshops on horse behavior, bits, saddle fit, and herd management will elevate your horsemanship to new levels. There’s plenty of time for fun too, with daily trail rides in the mountains and other ranch amenities.

Cost: $2563.56 double occupancy; $2311.56 single occupancy, includes taxes & resort fees)