Hello all you interested cattle drive goers, come join us at the Burnt Well Ranch in Roswell, New Mexico for an experience of a lifetime…
As of a couple of days ago, we have the Bonney Canyon Ranch secured for another year, so that means our scheduled Spring and Fall drives, April 24-30 and Oct. 2-8 will be to and from the Bonney Canyon Ranch, respectively.
On the cattle drives we camp out on the trail at least 3 nights, sometimes 4 or 5. We provide you with a ‘cowboy’ bedroll (a 3″ mattress made up with sheets & blankets and rolled in a tarp), we have ‘cowboy’ teepees in case of inclement weather and there are also cots available, for those who are a little squeamish about being right on the ground. We usually make between 10 and 15 miles a day with the cattle and are in the saddle between 5-10 hours a day. We start early, are driving the cattle by sun up, and try to be at camp by early afternoon.
Our cattle drives prices are $1,710.00 per person, not including tax. We require a 50% deposit upon booking to guarantee your spot on the drive. The spots go on a first deposit received basis. We are looking forward to the 2011 season and having you along for one of our drives or on a regular ranch stay (we drive and work cattle here regularly).
If you have doubts about being able to complete the requirements of the cattle drives, please know that you are always welcome at Burnt Well for a regular ranch stay. There, we can tailor your stay to your needs and wishes. Our regular ranch stays can include as much riding as our cattle drives and we also have the need to drive cattle at the ranch for range management purposes as well as many other times when we are working the cattle, but on a regular ranch stay we are much more laid back and we are able to be more flexible, unlike our cattle drives. Let us know if you want to reserve your spot.
Happy Trails, Kim & Patricia Chesser
If you are interested… there is a new article on Burnt Well Ranch in the March issue of True West Magazine, by Johnny Boggs.