A Dude Ranch in Oregon: What Keeps Long Hollow Ranch Running?

2016-12-14T20:47:26+00:00

It’s well known and understood that to operate a successful business, one must have a capable, committed and dependable staff. So I would like to introduce you now to the group of people who make Long Hollow Ranch operate successfully. [...]

A Dude Ranch in Oregon: What Keeps Long Hollow Ranch Running?2016-12-14T20:47:26+00:00

Yee, Haw! Guest Ranch, Here We Come!

2016-12-14T21:00:20+00:00

Wow! Here it is the beginning of February already. We are busy getting ready for the 2016 season, answering lots of inquiries about guest ranch vacations and employment opportunities. Dates are already filling up fast! Things are looking good in the “horsey” [...]

Yee, Haw! Guest Ranch, Here We Come!2016-12-14T21:00:20+00:00

Winter at the Ranch: What’s Going On This Time of the Year?

2015-01-22T08:06:00+00:00

There’s more to running a dude ranch vacation and bed & breakfast operation than riding horses and cooking chili. Of course, summer is the busy season with all the guests arriving for their vacations and getaways. But winter is the [...]

Winter at the Ranch: What’s Going On This Time of the Year?2015-01-22T08:06:00+00:00

Hey, Dudes!

2014-11-13T06:00:57+00:00

Did you ever wonder where the term “dude” came from? Who was the first to use it? What was the original meaning? Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary says that the origin of the term is unknown, but that its earliest use goes back [...]

Hey, Dudes!2014-11-13T06:00:57+00:00

Ride ‘em, Cowboy! Sisters Rodeo is Next Week!

2014-06-05T07:00:10+00:00

Image via Sisters Rodeo It’s only one week until the Sisters Rodeo! That’s right; the Biggest Little Show in the World (they think big in Sisters Country!) is coming right up on June 13, 14, and 15. Riding, [...]

Ride ‘em, Cowboy! Sisters Rodeo is Next Week!2014-06-05T07:00:10+00:00

Long, Long Ago on a Central Oregon Ranch: Installment 2

2014-05-22T09:00:41+00:00

Installment II   No one knows exactly why the BBLLC was dissolved. But by 1918 weather patterns had returned to the more normal dry conditions and farming operations were much more difficult than they had been when there was plenty [...]

Long, Long Ago on a Central Oregon Ranch: Installment 22014-05-22T09:00:41+00:00

Long, Long Ago on a Central Oregon Ranch: Installment 1

2014-05-15T19:00:38+00:00

Installment I (You Can’t Make This Stuff Up!) Promoters were touting the land as wonderfully productive, covered with waist-high grass perfect for grazing cattle. Water was readily available, and the sun shone beautifully. So they came; immigrants from Great Britain, [...]

Long, Long Ago on a Central Oregon Ranch: Installment 12014-05-15T19:00:38+00:00

Make Your Memorial Day Memorable!

2014-05-01T19:00:55+00:00

  Time flies when you’re having fun. Suddenly you realize it’s later than you thought! That means you probably should start thinking now about plans for the Memorial Day weekend. That’s the time when it begins feeling warm comfortable outside, [...]

Make Your Memorial Day Memorable!2014-05-01T19:00:55+00:00

In the Spotlight: March Edition: Katie Williams

2014-03-06T07:00:11+00:00

If the horses are the stars at Long Hollow Ranch, Katie Williams is the director of the show. She runs the Horse Program, caring for the horses’ health, feeding, and foot care, as well as purchasing and re-homing horses, planning [...]

In the Spotlight: March Edition: Katie Williams2014-03-06T07:00:11+00:00

In the Spotlight: February Edition: Shirley Bloomfeldt

2014-02-06T19:00:45+00:00

Shirley, Dick’s wife, is an only child and a transplant from Canada. Born in British Columbia, she lived in Saskatchewan before moving to Ontario. At the age of 12 Shirley moved with her parents from Vineland, Ontario to Niagara Falls, [...]

In the Spotlight: February Edition: Shirley Bloomfeldt2014-02-06T19:00:45+00:00

In the Spotlight: January Edition: Dick Bloomfeldt

2014-01-09T19:00:15+00:00

Greetings from Long Hollow Ranch! Since you asked! During the winter season we have decided to take the opportunity to introduce you to the folks on the Long Hollow Ranch staff. We’ll begin with Dick, who manages the business operations [...]

In the Spotlight: January Edition: Dick Bloomfeldt2014-01-09T19:00:15+00:00
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