Frustrated with unproductive strategic planning sessions?

Get away to the Colorado High Country and find your focus.  Our secluded ranch and experienced facilitator provide your team with the perfect environment for highly productive strategic planning that results in an actual plan for success – complete with accountability, timelines, and tracking.

Give your team time to process and percolate new ideas by interspersing working sessions with horseback riding on our 4,000 acre ranch at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, keeping motivation high and the blood moving.

Plan for success – Reserve your space today.

Choose 4-day or 5-day options. Dates are currently available in June and October.




Interested in a powerful team leadership program?


No ropes courses, no silly games. Just facilitated, hands-on horse and ranch work that will give you and your team concrete tools to improve communication, efficiency, and the bottom line.

In our program, you won’t just be working with horses on the ground. From the ground up you will learn to master your horse and even handle cattle! Once you’ve learned the basics, you’ll be riding a horse appropriate to your skill level and working cattle as part of the crew, creating memorable – and lasting – experiences that will increase organizational effectiveness and translate to everyday interactions back in the office.

Ready to saddle up? Reserve your space today.

Choose 4-day or 5-day options. Dates are currently available in June and October.






 “I facilitate, knowing ‘the wisdom is in the room’” – Peter Cooke

Peter Cooke, principal of Cooke Associates, helps organizations and communities become more intentional about creating a unified culture by building alignment around values, vision, mission, goals and inclusivity. Whether the focus is on a team, management group, organization or community, the outcomes are increased performance, inspiration, and a better understanding of the three dimensions of success: end results, process, and principles. Learn more about Cooke Associates.

Learn more about Cooke Associates


“The horse says, “Prove to me you are a worthy leader that I should follow you!”

Elin Parker Ganschow, founder of Utmost Enterprises, brings a lifetime of experience with ranching, horses, and grass-finished beef production.  Combined with her love for people and gift of teaching, Elin uses horse handling to level the playing field and transform men and women into effective leaders and team players. With emphasis on the importance of understanding principals in order to expertly handle horses, strong parallels are drawn to the world of business and interpersonal relationships.