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The Bells Are On

  2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — PRINCETON, MA, USA, November, 2022 The Bells Are On For Approaching Winter Sleigh Rides At Central Massachusetts Horse Ranch Hold on to your hats for an old- fashioned, majestic horse-drawn ride! Local ranch ringing in traditions and making happy memories, with bells on. Who said one needs reindeer to enjoy an…

The Saddle Meets The Horse

  2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — PRINCETON, MA, USA, November, 2022 The Saddle Meets The Horse Cornerstone Ranch & Fallis Saddles Generationally Bridge The Gap For Better Horsemanship At Cornerstone Ranch, horses are much more than just animals; they are family. And like how family members take care of each other, this is why Cornerstone Ranch horses…

You donā€™t stop riding because you get old; you get old when you stop riding

As teenagers, my next-younger brother and I decided we had to move up to a horse after a few years living with a donkey on my parentsā€™ property in Ohio.Ā  This, of course, required the approval of our Dad, his driving us about the area, looking for a horse, and reading yard signs advertising ā€œHouse for saleā€ as ā€œHorse for saleā€.Ā  At the time, there must have been a lot of people who wanted to sell their horse.Ā  There wasnā€™t much difference between ā€œhouseā€ and ā€œhorseā€. Eventually, we found a Morgan/quarter-horse gelding and brought him home in a rented one-horse trailer.Ā  Arriving home with the rented trailer, Dad wondered, ā€œNow what?ā€.Ā Ā  Not considering what could happen, I squeezed between the horse and the trailer wall to back him out. We modified our existing one-donkey shed to make room for the…

Hold on to Your Hat!

Especially when it’s a COWBOY Hat at Cornerstone Ranch! By Reba Frederics 10/5/22 If you wear a cowboy hat, you already understand how different it is from donning any other type of head covering. Where knits and pom-poms can be colorful and will keep your head warm, baseball caps support your team spirit and shield…

Cornerstone Ranch Emerges from Pandemic with Beautiful Upgrades to the Ranch

2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — PRINCETON, MA, USA, September 21, Cornerstone Ranch has used the time since the pandemic to update its facilities, resulting in more comfort and enjoyment for the horses, employees, and customers. The ranch has added new fencing, upgraded customer areas, and expanded parking, and erected new barns and a covered hitching post. Horseback…

Riding Clinic Teaches Stock Seat at Cornerstone

June 2022- Danielle Ray, Landmark correspondent PRINCETON ā€” Cornerstone Ranch was a flurry of equestrian activity during a three-day horseback riding clinic last month instructed by Ron McLoughlin of the Classical Stock Seat School of Arizona. ā€œWe love hosting clinics, because in this area it is hard to find riders who ride classical stock seat…

Happy Memories of Gary

As teenagers, my next-younger brother and I decided we had to move up to a horse after a few years living with a donkey on my parentsā€™ property in Ohio.Ā  This, of course, required the approval of our Dad, his driving us about the area, looking for a horse, and reading yard signs advertising ā€œHouse…

Test Your Knowledge About Horses

Take the Cornerstone Ranch Horse Quiz to test your knowledge and learn new fun facts about horses!

Benefits of Riding Horses at Cornerstone Ranch

Benefits of Riding Horses at Cornerstone Ranch For Adults and Children From almost as far back as I can remember, animals have always been a part of my life. Starting with my first hamster, Gertie, when I was five years old and E.T. had just come out in theaters, I have always found joy in…

Licensed Riding Instructor Overcomes Challenges to Take the Reins With Like-Minded Instructors From Across the USA

Julia Connell travels to Arizona to further horsemanship skills while benefiting the horses and students with whom she works.  

Harness Facts

UpĀ until the early 1900s people used oxen and draft horses for farm work, logging, transportation, and hauling things from place to place. Oxen were used by early settlers to clear land and farm. Draft horses became more popular in the 1800s. Draft horses are much larger than standard riding horses. They are smart, strong, and…

At the Camp Fire

TheĀ fireĀ crackles. The marshmallows cry out from theirĀ package, begging to be roasted to aĀ toasty, golden brown. Well, maybe notā€¦but we know that’s what you’re thinking! No campout is complete without roasting marshmallows over an openĀ fireĀ to make thatĀ tastyĀ treatĀ familiarĀ to all campers: s’mores! Are you ready to dig in to someĀ chocolate-y,Ā marshmallow-y goodness? A s’more is aĀ traditionalĀ camping snack that has…