The Dude Ranch Foundation
The purpose of the Dude Ranch Foundation is to protect and preserve the history of dude ranching by maintaining a museum and archives for educating the public on the historical nature of the dude ranching industry.
Additionally, the Foundation helps to educate persons wishing to pursue employment or careers in the dude ranch industry.
Philadelphia InsurancePhiladelphia Insurance is proud to be the exclusive insurance carrier for the DRA Insurance Program. We are the leader in outdoor insurance with competitive rates and comprehensive coverage for all your ranch's insurance needs. Receiving a free, no-obligation quote from us is fast and easy. We welcome the opportunity to compete for your business, contact us today and we will get to work for you.
188 Inverness Drive West
Englewood, CO 80112
America OutdoorsAmerica Outdoors is an international association representing the world's finest active travel outfitters, tour companies, guest ranches and outdoor educators. America Outdoors member companies provide a wide range of outdoor recreation and learning experiences to the general public. Services include whitewater rafting, canoeing, kayak touring, guest ranch vacations, bicycle touring, fishing trips, teambuilding, climbing, jeep tours, winter sports, lodging, interpretive trips, international adventure travel and many more activities. Member companies operate in 43 states and 50 foreign countries.
America Outdoors assists member companies by providing a variety of member benefits including insurance and risk management programs, government affairs, professional development training, money saving benefits and the industry's leading Marketing and Management Conference. americaoutdoors.org
The American Quarter Horse Association - AQHAThe American Quarter Horse Association is the world's largest single-breed registry and equine membership organization, with more than 4.5 million American Quarter Horses registered worldwide and AQHA membership numbering more than 350,000. AQHA mission is to record and preserve the pedigrees of the American Quarter Horse while maintaining the integrity of the breed and to provide beneficial services for its members that enhance and encourage American Quarter Horse ownership and participation. The Association is dedicated to connecting people to horses.
The American Quarter Horse is known as America's Horse but is the world's most popular and versatile breed. Originally bred by America's colonists to run short distances and later earning a bold reputation helping settle a country, the American Quarter Horse today can be found in rodeo and show arenas, backyards, the racetrack, ranches and anywhere else his gentle disposition, eagerness and versatility make him the breed of choice.
AQHA Members Plus (NTRA Advantage)As a member of the Dude Ranchers' Association, you are eligible for significant savings on nationally known products such as John Deere, Big Ass Fans, Sherwin Williams, and Office Depot, through AQHA members plus. Not only are you a part of an association that lives for the Equine world, but your membership entitles you to special savings on products used for your equine farm, business, or personal use. To enjoy the benefits of one-stop buying, call AQHA Members Plus toll-free at 866-678-4288.
John DeereJohn Deere is driven by integrity, quality, commitment and innovation as it provides customers around the world with work equipment. John Deere has been a trusted supplier of equipment and service to the equine industry for generations. Now, as a DRA member, you can get savings on select John Deere tractors, utility vehicles, mowers, commercial worksite equipment, implements and more.
DRA members receive up to a 28% discount on select new John Deere equipment. To take advantage of this member discount, you must be a member for at least 30 days.
Simply register at JohnDeere.com/Equine or contact the John Deere Equine Support Center toll free at (866) 678-4288 or visit us online before you make your purchase. Once your membership and program category is determined, you'll be eligible for discounts on a wide variety of John Deere equipment.
Agave PayIntrix is now Agave! Start accepting all payments, from all channels, all the time - effortlessly. Our online and mobile applications allow you to manage your business from anywhere and empower your customers to pay with their preferred payment method. Our technology provides real-time notifications and custom reporting that keep you connected to your business so you know when and how you are getting paid. We can also eliminate your monthly bill with our “No Fee” pricing option which simplifies your back-office workflow allowing you to focus on your core business.
AIG Travel offers comprehensive Travel Guard travel insurance and assistance plans which include a variety of valuable travel insurance coverage and a suite of unique assistance services to enhance the guest’s travel experience. Travel Guard insurance and assistance plans are trusted by millions of travelers and thousands of companies nationwide. Our global reach, unparalleled service quality, innovative technology and proven operational capabilities allow your guests to receive best-in-class care.
SB Value represents one of the largest Group Purchasing Organizations in the U.S., which, through the buying power of its 120,000 + members and their $50 billion + in annual purchases, offers you the opportunity to realize very meaningful savings (usually 15% - 20%) on virtually everything you buy for your ranch’s kitchen, including fresh meat and other protein, fresh produce, frozen foods, condiments, raw ingredients, paper and Styrofoam products, food storage products (plastic wrap and bags, aluminum foil, containers, etc.), disposable cutlery, linens, uniforms, garbage cans and liners, cleaning supplies, equipment and many other items. There is no long-term contract, no minimum purchase obligation, nor any up-front or recurring cost to participate. firstname.lastname@example.org ~ www.wegrowvalue.com
SyscoSysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, health care, and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and suppliers for the foodservice and hospitality industries.
Montana SilversmithsEstablished in Columbus, Montana in 1973, Montana Silversmiths® is a pioneer manufacturer and distributor in the western industry. Our skilled craftsmen are the finest in the western industry, perfecting a combination of traditional western designs and crisply executed engraving styles which include buckles, jewelry, and lifestyle products for western enthusiasts.
YonderYonder invites people to connect with the natural world and the people who steward it. Through the Yonder site and app, guests can discover and book overnight stays and activities at ranches, farms, vineyards, and other nature immersive escapes.
Best of America by HorsebackBest of America by Horseback is a national television show that has aired on RFD-TV since 2005. We showcase beautiful scenic trail riding locations all across America. Most of our locations allow our viewers to join us and have a chance to be on TV. We also give tips on travel, equine health and care, nutrition and quality products. Please visit our website for more details and where you can ride with us next. bestofamericabyhorseback.com
Family Travel AssociationThe Family Travel Association was founded in 2014 by Rainer Jenss and a steering committee who recognized that too many parents do not take advantage of the amazing travel opportunities available to them and their children. Considering that family travel constitutes approximately one-third of all leisure travel, and has seen steady growth in family and multigenerational travel, the time has come to create a single and collective voice on behalf of the travel industry and those companies that serve traveling families.
Equine and Canine NewsThe Equine and Canine News is distributed FREE to everyone in the best areas in California. Santa Barbara, Ventura, San Luis Obispo counties and the San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita and Chino Hills.
We offer an outstanding and affordable venue to market your equine and canine-related products, services and businesses directly to avid equine and canine enthusiasts.
Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer FoundationFeatured as the holiday cover story on CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood (highlighting the White Stallion Ranch), the TODAY Show twice, Sunday Night Football Thanksgiving special and a tribute from Dr. Sanjay Guptay, JAJF is a national 501(c)(3) that treats families facing the imminent loss of their young Mom or Dad to WOW! Experiences…..a timeout together as a family away from their late-stage cancer to fabulous destinations (including our ranches) to create cherished, lasting memories…while they can. Oncologists now "prescribe" JAJF as part of the treatment protocol for the patient, the spouse, and their children…the family together which is extraordinary. Oncologists have validated the medicinal impact and the power of laughter and smiles--of positive, fun family time together. As the only organization of its kind serving this overlooked population, there is a need to keep fighting the fight; there is also a need to keep fighting for cherished family time for these young parents who just won’t be saved by the next wonder drug or trial. JAJF is supported by individual donors who make WOW! Experiences® possible. To learn more, “like” the “Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation” on Facebook or visit the JAJF website at www.jajf.org Jon Albert, Founder; was honored as the 2010 Humanitarian of the Year in a ceremony sponsored by American Airlines and in 2011 as the Avis National Spirit recipient at Yankee Stadium. US TRAVEL named Jon their National Inspiration Award recipient in 2015. jajf.org
RanchWork.comFounded in 1998, RanchWork.com is the leading independent job board dedicated to the ranching & outdoors industry. Owned & operated by Peter Askew (formerly DudeRanch.com), the website averages over 40,000 visits & 195,000 pageviews a month. DRA Members receive an automatic upgrade on all job postings - when a Silver job listing is purchased (2-month duration), it automatically upgrades to a Gold job listing (6-month duration) for no extra cost. When filling out the job submission, be sure to use the special promo code for DRA ranches (code must be obtained from DRA office). Job submissions can be submitted here: ranchwork.com/post-a-job-opening/
Weaver LeatherWith over 45 years in the horse tack and supply industry, we keep the values of our past in mind while looking to the future. Our team is committed to upholding the quality standards we’re known for while continually innovating to meet the needs of the modern horse enthusiast. From rugged tack you can depend on day in and day out to cutting-edge products you can only get from Weaver Leather, when you Ride the Brand®, you ride for a heritage of quality and dependability. Weaver Leather products are Always Guaranteed for your peace of mind.
All DRA members can purchase Weaver Leather gear with an exclusive 25% off discount code and Free Shipping on all orders $100+ at www.ridethebrand.com (use code DUDERANCH at checkout).
Troxel HelmetsWith over 4 million helmets in the market and a safety record that is second to none, you can trust that Troxel is the leader in ASTM/SEI certified equestrian helmets. With an exceptional range of styles and sizes to fit the youngest of riders of through adults, there is an option for everyone. Troxel also has a tremendous amount of helmet sizing, fitting and helmets safety resources available to assist you in selecting the right type of helmet for your ranch. See our Education Guide here!
DRA members can purchase Troxel helmets at an exclusive 25% discount on orders of $50+ and will also receive Free Shipping at www.troxelhelmets.com (use code DRA at checkout).
For more resources take a look at Dude Ranch Resources for DRA Member Ranches.