Lucky Three Ranch is a working ranch and not open to the public except for scheduled tours. Tours are available Monday through Friday by appointment only, and all tours begin at 10:00 AM. The tour season runs from January through October. Our tours perfect for seniors, children, and anyone with an interest in animals. If you are an equestrian—we have even more for you!
Come meet the 21 saddle mules, including 18-hand Belgian draft mule, Roll, along with retired broodstock, and the minis, including the newest additions miniature donkeys Spuds & Augie. Experience the beautiful life-size bronze sculptures of the Loveland Longears Sculpture Park that commemorate many of the record breaking feats of the Lucky Three champions. For the kids, visit Jasper’s Bunkhouse and see the diorama of Jasper’s Happy Valley Ranch!
The ranch is handicapped accessible and we provide tour carts for our guests who have mobility issues or who might not otherwise be able to make the trek around the property.
Click on the reservation buttons below for more information and to book your tour!
Explore the beautiful grounds of Lucky Three Ranch and take a guided tour with world-renown equestrian, Meredith Hodges. Meet her champion mules and experience the equines from draft mule to miniature equines! Duration: 2 1/2 Hours (approx.)
Mules & Sculpture Tour
Take a tour with world-renown equestrian Meredith Hodges and meet her champion equines. See life-size bronze sculpture and learn about Longears (mules & donkeys). It’s a one-of-kind experience perfect for adults, seniors and children! Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
Come meet all the mules including 15-hand Belgian draft mule, horses, and the mini’s including the newest additions, mini donkeys Spuds & Augie. Explore the ranch, learn about equines with Meredith Hodges and see Jasper’s ALL NEW Bunkhouse! Duration: 2 1/2 Hours (approx.)
Equine Educational Tour
This tour is designed to give specific equine information in addition to the exploration of the ranch. Great for anyone but perfect for equestrians who want to know more about Longears and equine management and training in general. 10 person minimum. Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
For questions or issues booking your tour, please call our customer service at 800-816-7566 or 970-663-0066. Starting in 2016, Jasper’s Bunkhouse will be available for parties and events. Call for more information.
What our guests are saying
“Thanks once again for hosting the Wheatridge Active Adults. This is definitely one of our favorite spots to visit!”
“We all wanted to thank you for the best day ever! How very gracious you all were. We appreciated the tour and your hospitality. I’m grateful to the core!”
“It was truly a pleasure to see and meet you. Thank you for giving me the tour of your wonderful facility. I can tell it is a labor of love. You were a very gracious host and I look forward to our next meeting.”
“What a fascinating day it was today, visiting your Ranch and learning about all of the things you do. Like many subjects, “I Never knew”. You are an exceptional young lady and have such a big heart. The world needs more Meredith’s. Today was such an education, and I am now reading more about your wonderful work.”
“Thank you so much for your hospitality and willingness to share with our youth! We had a GREAT trip!!!”
“Our visit and tour of your ranch was enjoyed by all of us from Fort Collins Senior Center. The tour, demonstrations, sculptures and your staff were all really wonderful.”