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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

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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

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Kate Carter Interviewed

An Interview With Kate Carter On Fitness At Rancho Cortez

Kate Carter, How Did You Get To Find Rancho Cortez? Kate Carter was taking a semester off from school. She attends the University of Texas at Austin. She was in a depression and funk when she asked for help. It was her Grandmother that found Rancho Cortex to get back into shape. Kate guessed that she gained 50 pounds in

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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.

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Changing Rules On Safety Over The 15 Year History

A History Of Rancho Cortez ‚Äč

Rancho Cortez was founded by the married couple Mary Cortez and Larry Cortez.  As of 2020, it has been fifteen years since Mary and Larry found the ranch.  In the beginning, it was Mary and Larry with their daughter, KD, and their son, Anthony, living together in Southern California. Their home was in the rural, ski resort town of Big

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Trevor Tague

Trevor Tague On The Kitchen At Rancho Cortez

Cooking for other people has been my job for most of my life. I’ve been taking care of myself since I was 13. Here at the ranch, since COVID-19 stopped the flow of guests for horseback riding, I filled in on kitchen duty. Been doing it every day now. Before that, I’d be doing the wrangling. We might have one

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