Western Pleasure Guest Ranch | Sandpoint, Idaho

  • Minimum: $200
  • Maximum: $360
  • Elevation: 2700 feet
  • Guest Capacity: 20
  • Open: January 1 - December 31
  • Check In/Out: 3:00 pm any day - 11:00 am
  • Minimum Stay: 1 to 3 nights depending on season
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About Western Pleasure Guest Ranch

Located in the scenic panhandle of North Idaho, just 16 miles north of Sandpoint, Idaho (voted America's Most Beautiful Small Town in America) this historic family owned and operated ranch welcomes guests year round. With 1100 Acres of ranch land and thousands of acres of adjacent land for riding you will never ride the same trail twice. Saddle up and enjoy summer pastures with tall pines and breathtaking views of the Selkirk and Cabinet mountain ranges. Western Pleasure Guest Ranch, is a fifth generation ranch that has been operating on the same land since 1940. Your all-inclusive adventure begins with excellent ranch horses, comfortable custom saddles and continues with the many other activities available at the ranch such as, Lake Pend Orielle Dinner Cruise, Trap Shooting, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Dutch oven cook outs, bonfires, and horse drawn wagon rides, just to name a few. Roley and Janice Schoonover, their children and Janice's parents, ranchers Jim and Virginia Wood, have transformed this historic ranch into one of Idaho's quality guest ranches. Your hosts Roley and Janice, share their love for their family ranch along with the rich history, beauty and traditions of the area. Western Pleasure Guest Ranch is a place to escape from the modern busy lifestyle. A place to discover the adventure of the outdoors, the fresh air of the mountains, the freedom that only a day spent in the saddle can bring, and the comradery of ranch life. In short, Western Pleasure Guest Ranch is a family who has a passion for sharing the heritage, horsemanship, and heart of the true West.

Dining Ranch Dining: Meals are served either buffet or family style in the great room of the lodge. We specialize in hearty ranch meals. The meals are prepared using only the finest ingredients to satisfy your entire family. We are especially proud of our beef products that are raised naturally on grain and grass on the ranch.
Activities Ranch Activities: Horseback riding is our main focus, but our many other activities include a dinner Cruise on Lake Pend Oreille, dutch oven cook-out dinner with music around the campfire, horse drawn wagon rides, mounted scavenger hunt, trap shooting, outdoor hot tub, pool table, hiking, archery, team cattle sorting, mountain biking, day rides, dinner rides, natural water swimming, kayaking, fishing, rafting, adult only weeks, children program, arena games, basketball court and many winter activities.
Lodging Ranch Lodging: Accommodations are offered in the 10,000 square foot main lodge, hewn from local timber and offering six spacious guest rooms, each with private bath. Upstairs rooms are themed and have names like Miss Belle, Siesta, Nez Pierce and Duke"s. Downstairs accommodations include the Grandma/Grandpa room. If it is your own private log cabin in the woods you are looking for, we have four to choose from. Envision the quiet solitude of a modern rustic cabin to relax in after a day spent riding.


  • - 8-20
  • - 21-40


  • - Archery
  • - Biking
  • - Bird Watching
  • - Cattle work
  • - Fishing/Guided
  • - Golf on or nearby
  • - Hiking
  • - River Rafting
  • - Shooting Sports
  • - Water Sports
  • - Childrens Program(9-12)
  • - Childrens Program(13-17)
  • - Childrens Program(6-8)
  • - Winter Snow Activities


  • - Ranch/Western
  • - Special Diets Accommodated


  • - All day ride
  • - Half day rides
  • - Fast rides
  • - Dinner rides
  • - Private lessons
  • - Group lessons
  • - Family rides
  • - Team penning
  • - Arena games
  • - Advanced rides
  • - Kid only rides
  • - Pony Rides - 5 and under
  • - Beginner rides
  • - Intermediate rides
  • - Trail Riding 6+
  • - Trail Riding 7+
  • - Trail Riding 8+

Lodging and Amenities:

  • - Horse Safety Program
  • - Cabins
  • - Internet
  • - Lodge rooms
  • - Massages available
  • - Natural water swimming
  • - Hot tub
  • - Game Room
  • - Airport Shuttle

Dates Open:

  • - January
  • - February
  • - March
  • - April
  • - May
  • - June
  • - July
  • - August
  • - September
  • - October
  • - November
  • - December

Length of Stay:

  • - 3 nights
  • - 4 nights
  • - 5 nights
  • - 6 nights

Specialty Events/Weeks:

  • - Adult Only Weeks
  • - Adult Oriented
  • - Girlfriend Getaways
  • - Horse Clinics
  • - Photography

Cancellation Policy:

25% down at time of booking. We offer a 100% refund if canceled 60 days prior to arrival. Prices do not include tax or gratuity and are subject to change without notice.

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Located in: Sandpoint, Idaho
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