About Riding Star Ranch

    Riding Star Ranch is a non-profit organization that offers equine assisted educational and therapeutic programs to those in our community who would not otherwise have the opportunity to experience the physical and emotional benefits that horses can provide.

     Riding Star Ranch also takes in unwanted, neglected and abused equines and rehabilitates them with loving care and compassion. We then help to match these horses with loving, knowledgeable homes.

We feel that bringing together the education of humans and the training of the horses is the most effective way to carry out our vision.

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Our Mission
    Riding Star Ranch strives to give members of the community an opportunity to interact with horses on physical and emotional levels while learning about themselves and forming relationships with others in unbelievable ways. We are committed to meeting the needs of our horses and clients, whatever those needs may be, with excellence and exceeding expectations.

     We are focused on providing a safe, fun, family friendly environment where everyone can relax and enjoy themselves while learning the fundamentals of proper horsemanship.

     What can you or your child learn from a horse? Click HERE to read one mother's inspirational story.

Services We Offer:
Boarding ~
~ Trail Rides ~
~ Pony Rides ~
Riding Lessons ~
~ Driving Lessons ~
~ Equestrian Parent Classes ~
~ Riding Memberships ~
~ Birthday Parties ~
Volunteer Programs ~
~ Horse Sales & Adoptions ~

Who We Are
    There are many people out at the ranch that keep things running smooth and efficient. Take a minute to Meet The Team and get to learn a little bit about each person and learn who to go to with questions or for more information!
Where We Are
    We are closing in on our second year as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and ready to let local and national organizations who we are! We inspired the Gulf Coast Community Foundation of Venice, FL to join us in our efforts to replace our old and worn out tack in exchange for new and healthier looking tack. Thank you to everyone who contributed! As the new year progresses, we are reaching out to local Elementary, Middle, and High Schools to recruit new young riders into our lesson and riding membership programs. Stay tuned to learn more. We are doing well with our volunteer program, trail rides, and lesson programs but we still wish to see more faces out at the ranch! Go to our Volunteer page to learn more. Check out some of our adopted horses that found new homes, and come out to the ranch and visit some of the new rescues we have that are looking for their one special person! 

Where We Want To Go
    We are in the process of finding a grant writer to help aide in our journey to find funding so we can offer many more programs at the ranch and care for our horses that come in as rescues. We wish to offer affordable rates for our current programs and services, as well as expand on those same programs and services. We are searching for a property to make a permanent home for Riding Star Ranch, as well as other properties to expand area coverage to offer our services to more people. We also need some hay fundraising ideas to keep our horses and ponies full and happy, so please contact us with any ideas.
*Staff, Volunteers, Horses, and Programs we offer are located on other pages.
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