Horse Rental

Summer Horse Rental

Sombrero Ranches, Inc. and Colorado Horses, Inc. offer gentle saddle horses for rent. Accommodating all your horse rental needs, whether it is for a day rental or an entire season!

Summer Horse Rental Rates (subject to change without notice):Per Horse
One to Five Head: May 10 – September 17$1400.00
Six to Nine Head: May 10 – September 17$1350.00
Ten or More Head: May 10 – September 17$1300.00
Summer horses kept through hunting season/ up to twelve months
*required to have outfitters license for hunting season use
$1950.00*
Driving Teams with Harness: May 10 – September 17
**winter rates upon request
$1600.00**
Saddles and Tack
Saddles and tack include: western stock saddle, blanket, pad, halter and lead rope, and bridle
$100.00/ set
Out of State Health Papers and Brand Inspection
***Renter is responsible for furnishing return papers through their veterinarian
$80.00***

ALL HORSES COME WITH SHOES, IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE RENTER TO MAINTAIN SHOEING AND HOOFCARE. PLEASE SEE SOMBRERO POLICY ON HORSE CARE AND FEED REQUIREMENTS.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL SUMMER RENTALS TERMINATE SEPTEMBER 17TH. Summer horse rentals may be extended through November 20th for an additional fee. The rent extension is due, and payable by October 5th. Please call if other arrangements are necessary.

TRUCKING: Rentals of TEN or more horses, within 150 miles of Longmont or Craig, Colorado will have a one (1) time FREE delivery and pickup. After the initial distance of 150 miles, there will be a charge of $4.00 per loaded mile. For exchanges, see horse exchange policy below.

OUT OF STATE RENTALS: Horses leaving Colorado will be charged an additional $80.00 per horse, to cover health and brand papers which are required by law. Please let us know as soon as possible if your rental horses will be leaving the state of Colorado. Also, please be aware that the renter is responsible for supplying current health papers, at the renter’s expense, for the return of horses to Colorado.

INJURGED OR DAMAGED HORSES: We take the health of our horses seriously. If horses are returned, or found prior to return, with wither sores, kidney sores, and/or damaged so as to be unusable for the remainder of summer season (September 17th) or hunting season (August to November 20th), the renter will be charged $600.00 for each injured or damaged horse.
If injury of the horse is permanent, or death of a horse should occur, the renter will pay the fair market value of the horse, $3000.000 per horse.
Sombrero Ranches, Inc. d/b/a Colorado Horses, Inc. reserves the right to remove horses at our discretion at any time during your contract due to neglect, misuse, abuse, or lack of timely payments.

HORSE EXCHANGE POLICY: Sombrero Ranches Inc./Colorado Horses Inc., must be notified within one week of any horse delivery problems or exchanges, after a week, replacement horses will only be available on an “only if available” basis, and delivery fees will apply.

CHOOSING HORSES: After completion of a contract with Sombrero Ranches, Inc./Colorado Horses, Inc., we will select your horses for you. *New clients – we recommend that you come to the ranch to view, and ride your horses so that you are comfortable with your rental horses, please call ahead to schedule an appointment.

PAYMENT SCHEDULE: We have established the following three payment policies. It is at Sombrero’s discretion which policy we use for each customer. All first-year customers will be put on policy number two.

Policy #1: One third will be due with contract to reserve horses. One third will be due July first. One third will be due August first (or as approved by Colorado Horses Inc.)

Policy #2: One forth will be due with contract. One forth will be due upon delivery. One forth will be due July first. One forth will be due August first.

Policy #3: Five percent discount is available if paid in full prior to delivery, or on June first, whichever is first.

If your payments are not received by the fifth of the month (or five days following the due date), Sombrero Ranches, Inc. d/b/a Colorado Horses, Inc., reserves the right to, AND WILL, immediately remove the rented horse(s) from the renter’s possession. All summer horse rentals must be paid in full by August first. Sombrero Ranches, Inc. d/b/a Colorado Horses, Inc. will charge one percent interest per month on overdue or delinquent accounts.

SUMMER SHORT TERM HORSE RENTALS

Summer Short Term Rental:Per Horse
One to Three days$300.00*
Four to Seven days (1-2 horses)$625.00*
Four to Seven days (3 or more horses)$575.00*
ALL HORSES MUST BE PAID FOR, IN FULL, UPON DELIVERY.
*All short-term prices include saddles and tack. Please see short-term delivery policy below for delivery fees.

SUMMER HORSE, SHORT-TERM DELIVERY POLICY: We will set a delivery fee based on total mileage, the number of horses delivered, and the number of days rented. This is established on the base price of $4 per loaded mile rate. We also reserve the right to refuse horse rental or delivery for any reason we deem reasonable, and appropriate.

FALL RENTALS: Please see our HUNTING page for additional information on our fall rental rate for both individuals and outfitters.