at CowHorse Ranch, you may work live cattle.
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||regulation sorting pens
||150' round arena
||90' x 90' cutting pen
||120' x 240' 5-rail arena
Entrance gate into 120' x 240' arena
have four arenas available for your personal use:
arenas are rock-and dust-free. They have excellent footing and water
are available by the hour, the day, or half-day for one rider or a group. Use them to
your young horses to cattle in a quiet, no-pressure environment,
far from traffic and other distractions.
up your seasoned horse before competitions.
to read and work cattle without the pressure of a clock.
live cattle in any of the arenas, either by yourself or
with turnback help.
arenas feature many amenities, including plenty of flat parking
areas, wash racks, drinking water, hitch rails, etc. If you would
like to bring several horses, we can longe or lope your second horse
while you ride your first, then cool down and hose off your first
horse for you.
also are available, and we have good horses
for sale from time to time.
Ranch sorting and cutting, too.
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maintain a herd of 20 or more cattle at all times, rotating them out for
fresh ones whenever they get tired of playing. You may work live cattle,
either individually or as a herd.
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wishing to work live cattle will find the 150'
round pen an ideal work environment. You may wish to start your
young horse by tracking a single cow around the pen, then stopping
and turning with the cow, at whatever distance you and your horse
are comfortable, moving gradually closer as confidence is built.
will appreciate the 90'x
90' solid-walled working pen to get a horse focused on his job.
Working one-on-one will really sharpen your horses moves,
especially when it comes to working the middle. This
is a great practice pen, with plenty of room to be used with turnback
help and herd holders. Its unique design allows for good air circulation
and, like all our arenas, it is rock- and dust-free.
cow horse enthusiasts will want to take advantage of the good footing
and working size of the 120'
x 240' five-rail arena for fence work. Good footing and proper
moisture content makes going down the fence a rewarding
experience. Plenty of room for reining patterns and for circling the
is an excellent means of learning to work slowly in the herd, to read
cattle, and to build a young horses confidence. Sorting can
be done in either of the big arenas.
help is always available, of course.