When you’ve got a wedding with a guest horse and a bride wearing Manolo Blahniks, consider me intrigued. Add in a batch of rustic elements, a reception full of lush greenery, and the talents of Sara Lynn Photographic, Organically You Events, and Sweet Pea Flowers and you’ve got me reeled in!

equestrian ranch wedding - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

From the bride, Ellie: Being that our wedding took place out-of-state, it began with quite a bit of research online and frequent trips to Denver to scope out potential wedding vendors. We also spent many nights on the couch with a glass of wine in-hand exploring different design ideas and vendor options. Our saving grace was hiring our local wedding planner, who was able to help make our dream come to life while we were home in Texas. What were your favorite moments from the wedding day? Right before our grand exit, our band put Michael Buble’s “Save the Last Dance For Me” on. While our wedding planner was lining up our guests outside the tent, the two of us remained inside and broke out in a completely unplanned, final bride and groom dance. It was such a magical moment, complete with cheers from our band members!

blue and white wedding invitations - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

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white hydrangea bouquet - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

Ruffled - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

From the photographer, Sara Lynn Photographic: Ellie and Zach were married on September 26, 2015 at Arrow C Ranch in Parker, Colorado. Their day was a beautifully planned equestrian ranch wedding with bohemian touches mixed with luxury. Some of my favorite touches were the antlers and furs scattered around the tables, chairs and lounge seating area. Ellie’s ‘something blue’ were high heeled Manolo Blahnik’s that turned her into a supermodel that she paired with a stunning layered gown.

short bridesmaid dresses - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

wedding party - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

ceremony decor - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

ceremony setup - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

bridal processional - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

ceremony kiss - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

Their ceremony was in the estate’s courtyard and they were married under a draped arbor with Pike’s Peak in the background. The reception was kicked off with yard games, drinks and appetizers and guests made their way to the tented reception where they feasted on a Texan themed meal to tie in Zach’s southern roots. The night had a cool breeze, perfect because as the band kicked off Zach and Ellie’s first dance, the full harvest moon began to show – something almost every guest took snapshots of.

tented wedding reception - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

Ruffled - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

centerpiece with lanterns - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

Ruffled - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

rustic inspired table decor - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

Ruffled - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

reception food - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

dessert table - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

wedding cupcakes - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

Ruffled - photo by Sara Lynn Photographic http://ruffledblog.com/equestrian-ranch-wedding

View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Sara Lynn Photographic

Event Design

Organically You Events

Floral Design

Sweet Pea Flowers

Venue

Arrow C Ranch

Wedding Dress

St. Patrick

Bridal Store

Emma & Grace Bridal

Hair

Scarlet Salon

Makeup

Nicole Toledo Makeup Artistry

Bridesmaid Dresses

Adrianna Papell

Men's Attire

The Black Tux

Catering

All Love Catering

Wedding Cake

Mermaids Bakery

Alcohol

Peak Beverage

Wedding Music

Diamond Orchestra

Rentals

Allwell Rents, Benson Tent Rentals

Wedding Invitations

Chips and Salsa Designs

Transportation

Blue River Event Services

4 comments
  • Sarah Chancey

    This wedding is just perfect, loving the use of a sophisticated palette and rustic vibe.

  • Lorna Lovecraft

    What a beautifully rustic wedding!

  • Sabela

    Cutest wedding ever!!! LOVE IT!

    Sabela

  • brakellbasicinvite

    Her dress is stunning! Very elegant and romantic.