Looking for the perfect horse property in the Rocky Mountain West? See this beautiful listing in Wyoming. With their amazing scenery, beautiful facilities, and excellent communities, Wyoming is perfect for equestrians and cowboys alike. Our offering features lush pastures, vibrant horse communities, and generous acreage.
Wyoming’s Elite Equestrian Offering
Crazy P Ranch: Buffalo, Wyoming
Crazy P Ranch is one of the most thoughtfully developed ranches in the eastern foothills of the Big Horn Mountains,with an expansive 1,749± total acres comprising 1,429± deeded acres, 280± acres of State of Wyoming leases, and 40 acres of Bureau of Land Management lease.
The ranch is well-balanced with both native pastures and lush irrigated meadows, perfect for an expansive horse operation or mixed cattle operation, and offers impeccable improvements to the home, land, cattle, and equestrian facilities.
The Horse Facilities
Very rarely does a horse barn have this much functionality and class. Designed with the comfort of horses in mind for every season, the barn is thoroughly insulated and heated with radiant heat for the colder months.
An integrated fly-control system for both indoor stalls and outside runs keeps the horses comfortable during the fly season. In addition, there are large fans to keep the air moving, and an odor exhaust system pulls air from beneath the wood flooring to keep the air fresh and limit unwanted odors from developing in the barn.
Set up with multimedia capabilities for clinics and auctions, this is a true multi-purpose facility, that could easily accommodate reining, cutting, cow horse, English disciplines, polo, and other events.
Facility Features include:
- 9 custom pipe and wood lined box stalls
- Two extra-large stalls to accommodate mares and foals
- 1,344 square feet of covered space leading to outside runs
- Heated/automatic waterers
- Large tack room
- Feed storage bay
- Wash bay
- ½ bathroom
- Indoor riding area
- Thoroughly insulated and heated with radiant heat for the colder months
- Integrated fly control system for both indoor stalls and outside runs
- Large fans to keep the air moving
- Odor exhaust system pulls air from beneath the wood flooring to keep the air fresh
- Set up to accommodate auctions
- Wired for several multimedia options.
- Thoughtfully designed 150′ x 300′ arena for many different equestrian pursuits.
- Arena is built with pipe and lined with wood.
- Adjustable roping boxes
- Round Pen
- Automatic air/electric controlled Priefert roping chute
- 2 cattle pens with loafing sheds
- Return alley
- Great arena footing
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Additionally, there’s a luxurious calving barn, cattle facilities, shop, and other meticulous improvements. View additional facility details on the property listing.
The main house is just as meticulously planned and consists of 12,369± square feet under roof, a massive courtyard, numerous outdoor living spaces, porches, decks, patios, and tasteful landscaping. The main house was architecturally designed by Kipp Halverson with Faure Halvorsen Architects, and built by custom home builder Behrend Construction, Inc.
Loaded with smart features and thoughtful, luxurious elements, the construction and workmanship in this home are of the utmost quality and attention to detail.
For full details regarding the home’s features and improvements as well as the additional homes on site view the Listing.
The Local Horse Community
Located just 15 miles north of the Crazy P Ranch is Buffalo Wyoming, a thriving small town with a well-established horse community. With some of the oldest ranches in Johnson County, brandings, ropings, and ranch rodeos are abundant. The local fairgrounds also hosts numerous JCFR Rodeo events and a local sale barn boasts several elite horse sales a year.
Sheridan, 30 miles north of Buffalo, also boasts a thriving horse community with additional opportunities in numerous disciplines.
A little town with a big reputation, even hosting famed equestrian Queen Elizabeth II, Sheridan is home to several larger events such as Sheridan WYO Rodeo, The Indian Relay Race Finals, and local favorite, Don King Days to name a few.
Things don’t slow down in the winter either, with WYO Winter Rodeo hosting a highly competitive Skijouring Event every year and more than $14,000 in cash prizes awarded, with multiple classes including Open, Sport, Novice, Youth, Century, and Snowboard. Registration is in person at a local brewery.
For Polo enthusiasts, it’s also home to one of the oldest active clubs in America. The Big Horn Polo Club, is situated at the base of the majestic Big Horn Mountains and features four fields and a bustling clubhouse. The club offers numerous weekly practice games and tournaments on Sundays.
For those looking to learn, the club offers a polo school with a United States Polo Association Certified Instructor. Available for private and group lessons, they also offer a 8-week polo school course. If you don’t have a polo pony, don’t worry rental horses and equipment are available.
Once you graduate from polo school, you’ll need to try out Margarita League–a league for novice players that runs on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays from mid-June to the beginning of September.
If you’re a seasoned enthusiast who loves the rush of high-goal polo, the neighboring Flying H Polo Club has some of the highest-rated polo players traveling all the way from Argentina, Columbia, and South Africa to Sheridan to play a number of highly competitive tournaments.
For the western rider, Sheridan shares much of Buffalo’s community ranching charm with numerous local brandings, ropings, historic ranches, and several high-dollar horse sales.
Famous horseman, clinician, and local community member, Buck Brannaman hosts an annual Colt Starting Clinic at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds every June, complete with concessions and an evening of entertainment with dinner and a dance. He also hosts a private horsemanship clinic every may.
Sheridan is also home to incredible show jumping talents, Charlie and Hilary Carrel of Colts Unlimited. They offer a full slate of training services, including a young horse program, a show horse program, and lessons. Training and development of show jumpers, from starting prospects under saddle through their show careers, they show horses for clients in young horse championships all the way up to the National Grand Prix Level.
Written by Scott M. Williams