Nicole Passes Parelli Level 3

Nicole Passes Parelli Level 3

We’re very pleased to announce that Nicole Wilson, Ranch Manager and Horse Trainer (among other roles) here at Achaius Ranch, has recently passed Level 3 in the Parelli horsemanship training program! Nicole has written a blog post all about this accomplishment and what it means here on her personal blog, which she calls Fresh Air. It is a […]

Cornstock 2011 was great fun!

October 1st was a day of beautiful weather, fantastic music, delicious food and great fun at Cornstock 2011, a charity music festival that benefited Achaius Ranch. You can see more pictures of the event here. Some videos of the musical performances have been added to the musicians page on the Cornstock website as well.

Becoming One Herd

When a new horse comes to your ranch, they change things up a bit. You can’t just throw the new horse into the herd that already lives on your ranch, or bad things might happen. Horses in the wild don’t just show up and jump in with a new herd, they approach and retreat until/if […]


Today we welcomed Scooter to the ranch. Scooter is not a rescue horse, he simply needed a place to retire. He is at least 29 years old and he has some health issues, like a “wobbly back end,” but he is one of those horses people call “bomb proof” because he is mature, experienced, trustworthy, […]

An Excellent Farrier

Recently our farrier surprised us with a very generous offer to provide his services to our rescue horses free of charge! This is a very big deal because taking good care of a horse’s feet is not only crucial to its overall health, but paying for simply the most basic of farrier services constitutes approximately […]

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