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Week of April 14 - April 21, 2019
Welcome New Members! Be sure to check out the ABOUT section of the website to learn more about Dunrovin Ranch and our DaysAtDunrovin community.
Where the Heck is Hal: Hal has consistently come home later than Harriet. One year he did not arrive back at Dunrovin until May 7th. So while there is still time for Hal to make his grand entrance, Harriet needs to hedge her bets and find another guy for a successful breeding season in case Hal never makes it. To that end, Harriet has accepted the courting a new guy that we are calling Horus in honor of the avian Egyptian god associated with the tun, sky, and power. Who knows what will happen if Hal does show up. We all mus stay tuned for the rest of the story!
The DIVA's spring public début was a great success: The DIVAS had a wonderful day on April 13th, strutting their stuff in Wild Walk in downtown Missoula then heading over to the residents at Brookdale Missoula Valley Senior Community for a hippy party, complete with cupcakes, and lots of fanfare, laughter, photos and fun. They had such a great time, that they are now plotting a return engagement.
Enter Lorraine Turner's World of Art and Animals: Lorraine Turner's fabric art is other worldly in its use of colors and textures and in the depth of meaning and inspiration woven within each piece. Dunrovin is thrilled to welcome Lorraine to our community to share her multiple talents and creative spirit with us. Be sure to join us on Tuesday, April 16th at 2PM for a live broadcast interview with Lorriane.
Ranch talk and barnyard chatter
What a pleasure it is to welcome Lorraine turner to the DaysAtDunrovin community where she will share her world of Art and Animals. Her enormous creative spirit is matched only by the size of her heart and commitment to using her art to support animals and people in need of support and comfort.
April 18, 2019
Each spring Dunrovin Ranch welcomes little cowboys and cowgirls to the ranch to experience the joys of partnering with horses and ponies. Our after school pony club and our home school horsemanship classes are the perfect way to transition from the quiet of winter to the hustle and bustle of summer.
April 18, 2019
Spring has officially sprung, which means that the horses need to return to the main barn and riding area of the ranch after their winter off to rest and relax with their friends. The first horses to come back will be those that are used by the young ones in our kids' after school programs.
April 9, 2019
We are in for a treat when when we meet with two Missoula Valley Brookdale residents to hear their stories of how they have not let age keep them from experiencing the thrills of skydiving.
April 7, 2019
A good trail guide must be prepared for anything and everything when guiding guests on horses in Montana's back country. Having the right emergency supplies is essential.
April 1, 2019
It is our home galaxy and has been the source of wonder and delight throughout the ages. It is not possible to witness it and not feel the enormity of space, to know that the number of stars within it are uncountable, and to thrill at the mystery of it all.
March 23, 2019
Mother and son, Bonnie and Clyde are inseparable. He started out life under her care; and she will live out her life under his care. She is blind and he is her eyes. These two resilient and brave little ponies have brought much joy to children of all ages at Dunrovin Ranch.
March 22, 2019
Two of Dunrovin Ranch's web cameras are out-of-reach for routine cleaning and maintenance. Both the osprey nest webcam and the ranch webcam sit atop of high poles. Assistance from a bucket truck with a skilled operator is needed. Furthermore the maintenance schedule is dictated by the ospreys!
March 17, 2019
It is in human nature to be connected to nature. Being in nature contributes in so many ways to our well being. But it is not always possible to outside in nature. Luckily there are ways to connect with nature regardless of where you are; and there are people like Hobie Hare to guide us along the way.
March 15, 2019
Montana is blessed with Big DARK Night Skies that allow us all to enjoy its spectacular celestial wonders. Join astronomer Diane Friend and photographer John Ashley for educational romp through Montana's night skies.
March 6, 2019