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Piper MacKay
Photography Workshop

March 19 - 22
Dude Ranch Weekend

March 26 - 29
Dude Ranch Weekend

April 2 - 5
Cattle Drive

April 3 - 6
Jeff Derby Workshop

April 8 - 12
AHA Cowboy Academy

April 23 - 26
Cattle Drive

April 29 - May 3
Wrangler Ride

May 7 - 10
Cattle Drive

May 7 - 10
Bluegrass Festival

May 22 - 24
Parkfield Rodeo

May 29 - June 1
Richard Winters Horsemanship
All Women's Horsemanship Retreat

June 1 - June 7
Richard Winters Horsemanship
Ultimate Horse Course I

June 7 - June 13
Richard Winters Horsemanship
Ultimate Horse Course II

June 25 - 28
Dude Ranch Weekend

August 12 - 16
Family Style
Cowboy Academy

September 12 - 13
WCJRA Parkfield

October 2 - 4
Lester Buckley & Julie Renfro-Cross
Experience & Knowledge
with Cow Work & Preparation

October 8 - 11
Cattle Drive

October 14 - 18
Fall Cowboy Academy

October 17 - 18
Artisan's Fall Roundup

October 22 - 25
Dude Ranch Weekend

October 23- 26
Varian Kennels
Dog Training Workshop

October 29 - November 1
Dude Ranch Weekend

November 6-8
Barb's Wild Weekend

November 12-15
Horsewoman by Grace

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Join the fun on an Authentic Cattle Drive on the V6 Ranch. Plan on a great adventure, from riding one of the ranch horses selected according to your riding ability, to beautiful scenery, delicious ranch style food, and plenty of cattle work.

The V6 Ranch Traditional Cattle Drives provide a chance to see a unique part of the untouched Central California landscape. We offer four cattle drives a year. Three in the spring and one in the fall. The Cattle Drives allow guests to help us drive our cattle to different locations on the ranch as a part of our rotational grazing program. In the spring the wildflowers abound and along with green grass give a feeling of newness to the landscape. It is a chance to connect with this landscape while riding a V6 Ranch raised and trained horse that is coordinated with your riding ability.

2015 Spring Cattle Drives
  April 2-5
  April 23-26
  May 7-10
2015 Fall Cattle Drive
  October 8-11

The ride officially starts with dinner on Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. at the Parkfield Cafe and ends around 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.

8 years and up

Maximum group size 25

Sponsored by:
Jack and Zee Varian

: $950 per person, $400 deposit required

Fee Includes:
All food from Thursday dinner to Sunday lunch, ranch raised quarter horse, unlimited riding, campfire entertainment, experienced wrangler instruction, not to mention wonderful conversation and stunning scenery.

We camp out at our Mustang Camp way at the top of the V6 Ranch. You can either bring a tent or camp out under the stars.  There are no lights and it makes for great star gazing.  Bathrooms and showers are available.  Food is cooked by Lilly Varian Massey and her crew.  Meals will be served from Friday dinner to Monday lunch and are absolutely delicious!

Horse Facilities:
The horses will camp out with us at the Mustang Camp. If you are bringing your own horse there are plenty of stalls available for them.

We ask our guests to dress in layers as it is cool in the morning and again at night. Typically the days are filled with sunshine and are just the perfect temperature. We do ask for you to wear smooth soled boots with a heel for riding and a hat or helmet.

For more information call Jack and Zee at (805) 463-2371 or John at (805) 441-3507

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