Very sadly, I have to let you know that we lost Ian Singer July 14th after about a month in the hospital. He was injured helping a neighbor get her horses corralled after they escaped. The last one through the gate kicked Ian in the stomach as he was closing the gate.
Ian was a true believer in Dude Ranching and everything he did while leading DudeRanches.com had all our interests in mind.
I spent time at the hospital with Ian every day for the last few weeks and we both expected him to recover until the very end. He was very concerned that the members of DudeRanches.com be taken care of until he was back at work. We had decided that Dean Ruffing and Rick Turton (site webmaster) would take care of the site until he was back. Many of you know Dean Ruffing, who represents many of us to the International market and also consults in marketing and hospitality in general.
So, at this point we will follow Ian’s directives with Dean and Rick keeping everything going forward for DudeRanches.com. Just contact the site with any questions. firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com You can also contact me at any time.
Donations in Ian’s Name can be sent to: Mustang Heritage Foundation, PO Bos 979, Georgetown, TX 78627, www.mustangheritagefoundation.org, (512) 869-3225.