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Married on horseback in 1975, Gary & Faye continued in the family business which was started by Gary's parents in 1952. They established Astraddle A Saddle Inc in 1979.

Gary is a native of Pagosa Springs whose family on both sides have resided here for four generations. He was following his father, Floyd, since he was seven years old taking Trail Rides and Outfitting for Big Game Hunts. He also has worked as a Wrangler and has had horses in several Westerns including, "The Cowboys" with John Wayne, "Running Wild", "Bite the Bullet", "Two Against the Wind", "Silverado", "Longarm", "Desperado II", "Independence" and a National Geographic Special on Mustang Horses.

Faye holds a B.S. in Home Economics and a MA in Educational Psychology from the University of Nebraska.

Forest & Jaclyn

Faye and Gary's son, Forest, who is a five time National Finals Rodeo Qualifier in Bareback Riding, and his wife Jaclyn offer snowmobile tours.
Contact them at Snow Country Snowmobile Tours:

Their daughter, Cortney, no longer works for the business as she has taken employment in Alaska.


rom the beginning, Astraddle A Saddle has been a family operation.

Our family takes great pride in letting our experience show you the best of western hospitality.

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Astraddle A Saddle, Inc., Colorado License #117
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1216,
Physical address: 531 County Road 139, Pagosa Springs. CO 81147
Located 3.2 miles west of McDonald's & CityMarket off Highway 160, 8 miles west of town.
Member of the Pagosa Springs Chamber of Commerce

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