Barrel racing camp in Bandera, TX

A Guide to Our Girls’ Barrel Racing Camps

As a parent, you’re looking for summer camps that inspire your child and help them develop the physical skills and confidence to take on life’s challenges. Barrel racing camps are becoming one of the most popular summer horse riding camps for Texas families, and we thought we’d take the opportunity to explain barrel racing, the value of the camp experience, …

Visitor on a dude ranch workout in San Antonio

Preparing for Your San Antonio Dude Ranch Workout Program

Dude ranch workouts bring you closer to nature and help you reconnect to your mind and body. Achieving your ideal result from your upcoming ranch workout experience involves pinpoint preparation and planning.  Here at Rancho Cortez, our fitness instructors help visitors across the globe and from all walks of life enjoy their ultimate workout experience. Let’s explore our team’s tips …

Woman in pink enjoying fitness programs in San Antonio.

A Guide to Selecting Local Fitness Programs

By working on your health and fitness, you can transform everyday life. We know the unique value fitness programs can have for experienced trainers and those new to working out. Starting and selecting the right fitness program is one of the most common roadblocks. So, to help you overcome this obstacle and make significant progress in improving your health, we’re …

Cub Scout Pack 1492

I am Pamela with Cub Scout Pack 1492, out of Bulverde Texas. We found Rancho Cortez by doing a search online. This is actually our second time to the ranch and I think the first time we just searched dude ranches online in the area, called a couple of different ones to find out openings and times, and ended up …

Fitness Vacation With Horseback Riding

I was actually looking to go somewhere warmer in the winter and I was searching properties in Florida; Airbnbs because my vision was to walk on the beach to lose weight by myself. And somehow Rancho Cortez popped up on my screen. And I was looking at the price and the dates and I said, “This is exactly a great …

Jane Visits a Wellness Camp

Search for a Wellness Retreat: This past June after immense pain for 6 mos., I experienced a hip replacement surgery. Thus,for a large part of 2020 I was immobile. I am a consummate athlete typically working out everyday. So, to get back into a workout routine, I decided to treat myself and get out of Houston tosome sort of spa …

Weight Loss Camp

The Experience Of A Weight Loss Camp Guest At Our Texas Ranch

We are going to look at a single one of our fitness guests at Rancho Cortez. How they got here, what they did, and what they learned. We have chosen a man that became a Weight Loss Camp guest four separate times over a decade. This fitness guest at the ranch started their journey with an internet search. He did …

Savannah Bordelon

Teaching Barrel Racing Camp In Bandera Texas With Savannah

Savannah has been coming to Rancho Cortez for many years. She is one of the teachers of the barrel racing school that goes on at the ranch for 14 years. Along with her sister, Ashlyn, KD Cortez, and Larry Cortez they have taught dozen of young riders over the past year. Savannah started coming to the ranch to train 14 …

Rachael Cohan Interviewed

Rachael Cohan Interviewed On Her Time At Rancho Cortez

Rachael Cohan found the ranch by searching on Google. Specifically, she searched for “Fitness Retreat Southeast”. This is because she wanted to be somewhere below the Mason-Dixon line. This search took her to fitstays.com. Rancho Cortez was listed in Fit Stays and it seemed like the most compatible program for her. Showing Up At Rancho Cortez For Fitness Camp Rachael …

Cutty O'Leary

An Interview With Cutty O’Leary On Spending Weeks At The Fitness Camp

Bringing Cutty O’Leary From Boston To Rancho Cortez Cutty was looking at the website of Rancho Cortez for at least a month or two. Her first requirement was finding a place that was warmer than Boston. That certainly meant getting on a plane from Logan Airport. She say a ‘bit warmer’ humorously because Massachusetts to Southern Texas is a huge change. …