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Barn Rats: Advancement

Thomas Edison said, “The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are hard work, sticktoitiveness and common sense.” He also said that “the reason a lot…

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Spotlight
Phyllis Scott

Spotlight: Erin Gossen

“Live like it matters” is the motto for Nicolet Bible Institute, and after working with Erin for the last few months, I can assure you, she is a living example of that creed…

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Ranch News – May 2020

Once upon a time, a ranch marketing team came across the Three Bears of Communication ???: the Big Bear, the Middle Bear, and the Little Bear. First, they tried the way of the…

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Partner Up!
Kelley Goodall

OTRM Summer Camp

Wow, what fun! — That was a quick look at the camps Stormwalker Ranch runs for the kids and teens from On the Rock Ministries. Whether it’s a Hoofbeats…

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Horse's Mouth Vlog
Valerie Eshleman

Horse’s Mouth: Saddle Fit – Pt. 1

Let’s talk about Saddle Fit. It’s important because it helps protect our horse’s health and the safety of both our horses-n-riders. And we work hard to make sure our…

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Phyllis Scott

Community In Flight

Walking around the Ranch today – far more than 6 ft. from anyone – I was reminded of just how therapeutic it can be outside breathing in the full width, depth and breadth

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Take the Lead Vlog
Jimmie Blake

Emotional Awareness 3

Emotional Awareness Pt. 3 – One secret to a great riding lesson is being fully present with your students, knowing them, and being able to plan for your time together…

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Lessons Learned
MaryJane Thorne

He Delivered Me From All My Fears

It is an honor to volunteer at SWR.  Each week we put into practice the Ranch’s mission statement, “Helping Horses, Help People”.  I come alongside young women who…

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Barn Tails
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Barn Tails – April 2020

This original “Barn Tails” comic strip is a Stormwalker Ranch exclusive from the talented artist, Lana Dunlap, a long time rider and a cherished part of the Stormwalker…

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Caption: Alan and Kristy Spence (left). Lois and Mike Bryan (right).
All About Town
Kelley Goodall

Connections and Weavings

The phone rang bright and early Wednesday morning. I was getting ready to head out to the Ranch. I picked up, delighted to hear Lois Bryan’s voice. Lois volunteers at…

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Partner Up!
Kelley Goodall

Private to Community Funding

Last week at the Governor’s Prayer Breakfast, Governor Kevin Stitt, introduced a new initiative called, Be a Neighbor. It has been described as “a platform to identify and unify…

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Horse's Mouth Vlog
Valerie Eshleman

Deworming

There’s a lot of discussion around deworming. We all need to understand that the purpose of deworming is to control the internal parasites that can cause serious health…

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Never Too Late to Start Learning

Elayne Scott shared with us about her riding experience at Stormwalker Ranch. Mary Jane agrees as she shares what she is learning about her horse and herself. Patty Cannon has…

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Take the Lead Vlog
Jimmie Blake

Emotional Awareness 2

One of the first things we learn as Riding Instructors, is the importance of preparing a lesson plan. To do that, we review notes of past lessons…

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