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January 27 - 28
Armed Women Experience

March 2 - 4
Barb's Wild Weekend

March 8 - 11
Piper Mackay Photography
Spirit-N-Light Workshop

March 11 - 14
Piper Mackay Photography
Spirit-N-Light Workshop

March 22 - 25
Spring Dude Ranch

March 28 - 31
Spring Dude Ranch

April 9 - 11
Sandy Collier & Barbra Schulte
V6 High Performance Clinic

April 13 - 17
Spring Cowboy Academy

April 19 - 22
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Spring Cattle Drive

May 1 - 5
Wrangler Ride

May 10 - 13
Parkfield Bluegrass Festival

May 10 - 13
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Spring Cattle Drive

May 25 - 27
Parkfield Rodeo

May 31 - June 3
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Spring Cattle Drive

May 31 - June 3
Lester Buckley
Julie Cross Clinic

June 13 - 16
Richard Winters Horsemanship
All Women’s Horsemanship Retreat

June 16 - 22
Richard Winters Horsemanship
Ride the Rancho

July 30 - August 3
Piper Mackay Photography
Spirit-N-Light Workshop

August 8 - 12
Family Style Cowboy Academy

September 8 - 9

September 20 - 23
Bruce Sandifer
California Vaquero Workshop

October 4 - 7
V6 Ranch Fall
Cattle Drive

October 10 - 14
Fall Cowboy Academy

October 18 - 21
Las Caballeras Fall Ride

October 25 - 28
Fall Dude Ranch

November 1 - 4
Fall Dude Ranch

November 8 - 11
Horsewomen by Grace Ride

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Barb Varian has been a member of the V6 Ranch family for 25 years.  In all these years she has enjoyed the beauty of the V6 Ranch in her own unique way.  Hiking, photographing, riding, and reading have all been a part of what keeps her grounded.  Come join her for an all-inclusive weekend for women only. 

The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette's brilliant and charismatic father captured his children's imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Her mother was a free spirit who abhorred the idea of domesticity and didn't want the responsibility of raising a family.

The Walls children learned to take care of themselves. They fed, clothed, and protected one another, and eventually found their way to New York. Their parents followed them, choosing to be homeless even as their children prospered.

The Glass Castle is truly astonishing--a memoir permeated by the intense love of a peculiar but loyal family.

We will be discussing this book as well as hiking the V6 Ranch where cattle and other critters abound.  You'll also have an opportunity to ride one of the V6 Ranch horses on a beautiful trail ride through the heart of this special place we call home. All of this, along with Barb’s favorite foods, sleeping in the Parkfield Lodge, great wine, and meeting new friends in an intimate setting here at the ranch.

Please keep an eye on the weather; we’ll be gathering rain or shine. Bring your hiking shoes, riding boots and an appetite for adventure. This is an all-inclusive weekend for $650 per person, $550 per person (double room occupancy) 9 rooms total available.  This event always fills up early, so please make your reservation early and let us know if you’re able to share a room at the V6 Ranch, Parkfield Lodge. A $300 deposit is required at the time of registration. Sign up ASAP because space is limited.

Register by email: v6ranch@gmail.com or call: 805-748-4984 

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