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Internships on Ranches

Ranch internships are an incredible opportunity to embrace ranch life at its fullest while learning along the way. Internships vary from ranch to ranch, but in general, as a ranch intern you will learn what it takes to run and maintain any kind of ranch, be it a guest ranch, resort ranch, fly fishing lodge or working cattle ranch.

On an internship at a ranch, you will learn many new skills, from natural horsemanship programs, to handling livestock, hospitality, food and beverage, and all that goes along with hosting guests. Ranch intern programs also involve learning about land management, sustainability and environmentally friendly practices. If you’re looking for an internship opportunity on a ranch, it’s important to contact each ranch individually to see what they offer, and if it’s a good fit for you and your interests/abilities. Good luck and happy trails!


McGinnis Meadows

This is a true horse and cattle ranch, and they incorporate guests into their way of life with the added feature of a high-end ambience

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • Mar-Nov
  • 20
  • 70 miles

Badger Creek Ranch

Ideal for those looking for a working cattle ranch experience. The horses are their partners and horsemanship is the main focus. Instruction in all aspects of horsemanship (groundwork and riding) is provided by skilled and experienced horsemen

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • May-Oct
  • 8
  • 90 miles