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Running D Ranch - Florissant Colorado

Running D Ranch is conveniently located in Florissant, Colo., close to U.S. Highway 24 on the western slope of Pikes Peak. Running D Ranch is located just 35 miles west of Colorado Springs and sits in a unique valley with gentle mountains and mild weather patterns. The ranch provides a peaceful and relaxing setting for clinics, training and lessons.

Running D Ranch features a six-stall BarnMaster barn with four adjoining runs, feed and tack room and maintenance shop. Safety for your horses and ours is a top concern at Running D Ranch. Training areas include a 100 x 200-foot arena and a 60-foot round pen. All footing in the training areas is washed sand over a compacted top soil base. There are three safe turnout areas fenced with Cameo monofilament fencing g with AgriBraid electric running along the top. The round pen, arena and runs are constructed of Priefert horse panels.

There is a variety of local accommodations, ranging from small motels to guest ranches, bed and breakfasts or campgrounds. Please contact us for more information on lodging options in our area.

Training at the Running D Ranch

Running D Ranch is owned and operated by Debbie and Mark Bibb. Debbie has over 30 years of experience in caring for, working with and training horses. Debbie's perse horse background gives her a wealth of experience to help others with their horses. Debbie grew up participating in 4-H, led horse packing trips in the Wyoming backcountry during college and has shown their Percheron gelding. Debbie is experienced in both English and Western riding, including versatility ranch horse and jumping. Debbie graduated from Colorado State University with a technical journalism degree and emphasis in equine sciences and technical writing. She is a graduate of Colorado Outdoor Adventure Guide School and a John Lyons Certified Trainer. Debbie's experience makes her a very effective trainer and clinician. Mark assists Debbie with clinics and serves as manager of the facility.

We believe that by owning a horse we are given a rare opportunity to step back from our busy lives and experience the strength, intelligence and calming effects of these wonderful animals.

"Our goal at Running D Ranch
is to teach you how to have the most
pleasurable and rewarding experience possible
with the time you have to spend with your horse."

We look forward to meeting you and working with both you and your horses.
May You Ride The Horse Of A Lifetime!

Debbie & Mark

Copyright 2008-2013 Debbie Bibb "Building The Horse of A Lifetime"™