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My partner and I took the grandchildren for what we thought would be a fun ranch holiday, but with hindsight it was a mistake and we should have paid more attention to the more negative reviews. The ranch is in a lovely setting, albeit very...More
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Response from ShawnGannon, Owner at French Broad Outpost RanchResponded 24 July 2017
I agree that there are many questions asked by this reviewer. On our FAQ page on the website some of the questions are answered. Just as a matter of fact, most Dude Ranches are secluded and hard to find since they are usually tucked away...More
Being off of the grid and on ranch time for 4 days was exactly what my daughter and I needed. We learned a lot about taking care of a horse and took relaxing 2 a day trail rides with our evenings experiencing other horsemanship skills....More
We visited the ranch last month with our family and enjoyed it. The rooms are clean and tastefully decorated with antiques in a western/cowboy theme. Ask to stay in the hotel rooms over the saloon. They are very nice and this is the newest section...More
Response from ShawnGannon, Owner at French Broad Outpost RanchResponded 17 June 2017
We always appreciate feedback as it helps us improve. We had a micro-burst storm just a few days before this reviewer attended that knocked over hundreds of trees. The power was knocked out 3 separate times, once from the storm and then twice for no...More
We had a fantastic time -- especially our nine-year-old daughter who made instant friends with other kids and was able to spend as much time as possible interacting with the horses (and goats and donkeys. . .) We will definitely be back!
My friend and I went for a girls' weekend and was not sure what to expect. We were nestled in the mountains, surrounded by beautiful scenery and horses. Shawn was an great teacher for beginners to experts on horse back riding and all the trails...More