Have Horse, will Travel: Ski Joring races in Big Sky
Posted on 01 February 2016
Big Sky, Montana, February 1, 2016 … The 320 Guest Ranch announces the 6th Annual Ski Joring this February 6th & 7th. The public is invited free of charge to visit the ranch for this thrilling event. By now a winter tradition, families and individuals will observe horse & rider teams pulling skiers on an action-packed snow course filled with curves and jumps, racing against the clock to compete for cash prizes. Ski Joring begins Saturday, February 6th, at 1 pm with the finals held on Sunday, February 7th, at 11 am. Awards will follow the event. The 320 Guest Ranch will also host a free and spectacular “fun race” during the break on both days. Concessions will be available and the 320 Steak House and Saloon will open for dining at 5pm. “Rocky Mountain Pearls” will appear in concert following the competition.
The 320 Guest Ranch is also seeking riders and skiers for the competition. The entrance fee is just $50 per team with guaranteed Bonus Money & Prizes for the racers. Race registration is day of with no pre-registration. Horse boarding is available at the ranch for $15 per night.
“Rocky Mountain Pearls” will round out the day’s events with a live concert. The band will be playing from 8pm-11pm in the ranch banquet hall. The concert is free to the public.
For those wishing to make a night of it, the 320 Guest Ranch is offering special Ski Joring lodging rates starting at $79. (Book online using Promo Code: JORING)
Montana's premier year-round ranch destination, the 320 Guest Ranch is an historic 320-acre-property situated along two miles of the legendary Gallatin River within the breathtakingly scenic Gallatin River Valley. Begun in 1898, the 320 Guest Ranch offers 87 sleeping rooms within 59 luxurious and modern cabin accommodations, log homes and mountain chalets. Many accommodations feature wood-burning fireplaces -- with firewood provided.
The property offers superb dining in the 320 Ranch Steak House. The authentic 320 Saloon is perfect for after-hours activities. Wi-Fi Internet access is available at the ranch.
To learn more about the 320 Guest Ranch Ski Joring event and special guestroom rates, call 406-995-4283 or 800-243-0320, or visit www.320Ranch.com
Races will be held according to NASJA rules, but are not sanctioned races. Call 406-995-4283 for more information.
Montana’s premier year-round ranch destination, the 320 Guest Ranch is a historic property situated along two miles of the famed Gallatin River near Big Sky, Montana. Begun in 1898, the 320 Guest Ranch offers 87 sleeping rooms within 59 luxurious and modern cabin accommodations, log homes and a mountain chalet. Many accommodations feature wood-burning fireplaces. The property offers superb dining at the 320 Ranch Steak House, with an emphasis on big game cuisine exquisitely prepared. The 320 Saloon is perfect for after-hours activities.
The ranch provides facilities and concierge support services for events, social and leisure activities. Close to world-class downhill and cross country skiing at Big Sky Resort and Moonlight Basin, 320 Guest Ranch offers a full range of seasonal recreational activities, such as horseback riding, trail hiking, rafting, sightseeing, mountain climbing, fly fishing (some of the world’s best), hayrides, sleigh rides, snowmobiling, and many more.
On staff are experienced wranglers and horse experts, as well as a team of professionals who can assist in making a guest’s experience highly memorable. The property is located 12 miles from Big Sky, 5 miles from the boundary of Yellowstone National Park and 52 miles from Bozeman, Montana, and the Gallatin Field Airport. To learn more about 320 Guest Ranch, visit www.320Ranch.com.