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OpenTable 2017 Diners' Choice Awards
Category: Dining


Each month OpenTable features Diners’ Choice winners on its website and in seasonal emails that target all of its diners. The Steakhouse at Flying Horse has been selected by OpenTable diners as one of the best. The Diners’ Choice Award lists are designed to celebrate top-rated restaurants. OpenTable Diners’ Choice winners are selected according to real feedback from diners who booked through OpenTable and dined with us. 

Thank you to our Club Members, Flying Horse Residents and all the guests who booked their dining reservation on OpenTable and for making it possible for The Steakhouse to receive these awards!  

Please visit to book your next dining reservation online or call The Steakhouse at 719-487-2635. We look forward to serving you again soon. 

Posted by Kim S. on 02/11/2017

The Club at FH Features Emily Parker
Category: Athletic Club

Emily Parker works at Flying Horse in The Kid’s Cabin. She was born in Colorado Springs and has lived here her entire life. We were fortunate enough to have her begin working here in August of 2016. She loves spending time with friends, adventuring through Garden of the Gods and laying in her hammock. Emily loves to travel! She has even been to 7 countries in Europe. Be assured your kids are loving every second of playing with this sweet, fun, intelligent woman!

Posted by Ashley B. on 01/30/2017

Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Designation
Category: Golf

The Club at Flying Horse Recognized for Environmental Excellence

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The Club at Flying Horse has retained its designation as a "Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses, an Audubon International program.

Participation is designed to help course personnel plan, organize, implement, and document a comprehensive environmental management program and receive recognition for their efforts. To reach certification, a course must demonstrate that they are maintaining a high degree of environmental quality in a number of areas including: Environmental Planning, Wildlife & Habitat Management, Outreach and Education, Chemical Use Reduction and Safety, Water Conservation, and Water Quality Management.

"The Club at Flying Horse has shown a strong commitment to its environmental program. They are to be commended for their efforts to provide a sanctuary for wildlife on the golf course property," said Tara Donadio, Director of Cooperative Sanctuary Programs at Audubon International. 

The Club at Flying Horse is one of 44 courses in Colorado and 892 courses in the world to hold the honor. Golf courses from the United States, Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, South America, and Southeast Asia have also achieved certification in the program. The golf course was designated as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary in 2013. After designation, courses go through a recertification process every three years.

This year the recertification process, coordinated by Devin Mergl, 2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent, required a visit by a local community representative. Joe McCleary, President of the Colorado Golf Association, was given a tour of the course and sent his observations to Audubon International. “The Club at Flying Horse’s commitment to the environment enhances the lives of wildlife, golfers and everyone that spends time on the property,” McCleary reported. 

“We see the site visit as an important component of a course’s recertification,” stated Donadio. “It provides an objective verification of some of the more visible aspects of the course’s environmental management activities. In addition, it offers an opportunity for golf course representatives to share publicly some of the voluntary actions they have taken to protect and sustain the land, water, wildlife, and natural resources around them.”

About Audubon International

Audubon International is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) environmental education organization dedicated to providing people with the education and assistance they need to practice responsible management of land, water, wildlife, and other natural resources. To meet this mission, the organization provides training, services, and a set of award-winning environmental education and certification programs for individuals, organizations, properties, new developments, and entire communities. 

For more information, contact Audubon International at 120 Defreest Drive, Troy, NY 12180, 1-844-767-9051, e-mail at, or visit the website at


Posted by Kim S. on 01/27/2017

The Club at FH Features Angee Miller
Category: Athletic Club

Angee Miller has been an essential asset to Flying Horse for 3 years. She has had her career in early childhood education for 24 years. Though her positions have varied from preschool to middle school they have always circulated around what she loves most, working with children! Angee is from Hotchkiss and has lived in Colorado her entire life. She has three sons who she loves dearly. For fun she enjoys crocheting, crafting and playing football with her youngest. Make sure to stop by The Kid’s Cabin and say hello, you will be more than welcomed!

Posted by Ashley B. on 01/26/2017

Spring Break Summer Camp
Category: Athletic Club

Get ready for an awesome week of hands-on science and tech exploration with Science Playhouse! Join us as we explore a range of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) challenges. From crazy cool chemical reactions in Super Messy Science to advanced robotics, programming and 3D modeling and printing, every day is a new challenge and is sure to keep your kids engaged, entertained, and educated!

When: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Monday - Friday, March 27 through 31

Location: The Club at Flying Horse Athletic Club

Cost: $195 for members and $225 for non-members

Grades: 1-6

Registration forms are available at the Athletic Club Front Desk. For additional information please contact Nancy Benzmiller at or (719) 487-2679.

Posted by Ashley B. on 01/25/2017

The Steakhouse at Flying Horse
Category: Community Events

If you love fine living and fine dining, then come over to The Steakhouse at Flying Horse for a meal that cannot be beat. The breathtaking panoramic views of the beautiful Colorado mountains surround you as you settle in for the best meal of your life. Fine dining at The Steakhouse at Flying Horse is as good as it gets.

Enjoy a meal like no other when you dine at The Steakhouse at Flying Horse. The culinary master pieces served at the restaurant earned the Diners’ Choice award from Open Table in 2016. Our award-winning food is crafted by chefs who serve up delectable dishes, creating a new twist on old favorites by introducing innovative ingredients from around the world, as well as steakhouse classics. You can never choose wrong when making a selection from our menu.

Whether you are in the mood for a world class cocktail, a steak and shrimp surf and turf combo, or Sunday brunch, you will be served only the best at The Steakhouse at Flying Horse. Our extensive menu has a meal for every time of day and every taste. If you want to have a romantic dinner, a one-of-a-kind happy hour, a fun lunch, or a great breakfast, The Steakhouse at Flying Horse is ready to delight your taste buds.   

The Steakhouse at Flying Horse is open to the public and ready to host your next visit. For reservations call (719) 487-2635. Breakfast is served from 6:30 AM to 11:00 AM, lunch from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and dinner from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Sunday Brunch is served from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and the bar opens at 4:00 PM. Enjoy great food, amazing drinks, and good company at The Steakhouse at Flying Horse.   

Posted by Adrianna E. on 01/18/2017

The Club at FH Welcomes Ashley Jones
Category: Athletic Club

 Ashley Jones came to Flying Horse recently and works as part of our Gatehouse Staff. She was born and raised in Granite City, IL and came to Colorado this past February. She is currently in the National Guard while also attending college for her Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology. Ashley is the oldest sibling of 9 children (including herself), 5 brothers and 3 sisters! She loves hanging out with her red nose pitbull puppy “Captain”, working out and reading lots of books. If you have yet to meet her, make sure you say hello, she is sincere, welcoming and Flying Horse could not be happier to add her to our team.

Posted by Ashley B. on 12/23/2016

Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary
Category: Community News

So pleased to announce our recertification as a "Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary" from Audubon International Organization early this month. This certification means the Club has proven to be environmentally aware and takes voluntary actions to "sustain the land, water, wildlife, and natural resources around them". "The Club at Flying Horse has shown a strong commitment to its environmental program. They are to be commended for their efforts to provide a sanctuary for wildlife on the golf course property". - Tara Donadio, Director of Cooperative Sanctuary Programs at Audubon International. Shout out to all of our hardworking staff for ensuring their commitment! 

Posted by Ashley B. on 12/16/2016

Meet Devin Mergl from The Club
Category: Community Events

This chilly weather makes us reminiscent of these blue skies, purple mountains and lush green course! Devin Mergl, who works for Flying Horse takes GORGEOUS pictures and is letting us share them with you! Take a look at how he describes his dedication for photography, "I've always had a passion for photography and I'm lucky enough my career allows me to take some amazing photographs. I got into photography when I started working at my first golf course, Saddle Rock in 2007 and continued with it when I took photography classes while attending Colorado State University. I think the most rewarding part about capturing great photos at the course, is being able to stop and really appreciate all the hard work our maintenance crew does and just being able to appreciate the small details that pull it all together. Just being able to enjoy a job well done!" We will keep posting his pictures so stay tuned. 

Posted by Ashley B. on 12/13/2016

The Club at FH Welcomes Alyssa Deines
Category: Athletic Club

Alyssa Deines works in The Athletic Club at The Juice Bar! She has been with us for 6 weeks and we genuinely love her as our new addition. Before making her way here she worked as a manager in a local emergency room. Alyssa is from Pennsylvania near Penn State where she lived for 24 years. She moved around a bit but ended up in Colorado four years ago and loves it. She enjoys hiking, camping and hanging out with her adorable dogs. Make sure you say hello, she is sure to brighten your day.

Posted by Ashley B. on 12/02/2016

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