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Sombrero Ranches Great American Horse Drive 2014

The long-standing Western tradition involves moving about 500 of the 1,500 horses that make up Moffat County's Sombrero Ranch locations across more than 60 miles of Northwest Colorado terrain. The event attracts guests from all over the world.

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Robin Drescher, of Seattle, cozies up to a horse she refers to as Bucky in preparation for the Sombrero Ranches Horse Drive which will take place across Moffat County this weekend. Drescher and other first-time drivers join many seasoned veterans on the event. Photo by Andy Bockelman

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Sombrero Ranch owner Rex Walker welcomes international guests Warren Evinson, left, originally from England, and Ryuta Kato, of Japan, as part of the Great American Horse Drive. The event attracts dozens of guests from around the country and across the world. Photo by Andy Bockelman

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An array of saddles, harnesses and other equipment will be used by riders as part of this weekend's Great American Horse Drive. Photo by Andy Bockelman

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The staff and animals of Sombrero Ranches, west of Craig, ready for the Great American Horse Drive, a trek for about 500 of the ranch's horses from wintering areas near Browns Park to the location near US Highway 40. The excursion will pass through Maybell Sunday morning. Photo by Andy Bockelman


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