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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 ‚ÄĒ 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. ‚ÄúWe 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 parents‚Äô property in Ohio.¬† This, of course, required the approval of our Dad, his driving us about the area, looking for a horse, and reading yard signs advertising ‚ÄúHouse…

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

Up¬†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

The¬†fire¬†crackles. The marshmallows cry out from their¬†package, begging to be roasted to a¬†toasty, golden brown. Well, maybe not‚Ķbut we know that’s what you’re thinking! No campout is complete without roasting marshmallows over an open¬†fire¬†to make that¬†tasty¬†treat¬†familiar¬†to all campers: s’mores! Are you ready to dig in to some¬†chocolate-y,¬†marshmallow-y goodness? A s’more is a¬†traditional¬†camping snack that has…

Cornerstone Magic

by Carol Dancause, as told by Pedro ‚ÄėTwas the night before Christmas, when all through the Ranch. Nothing was stirring, not even a branch. The Connell‚Äôs were nestled, all snug in their beds. With visions of trail rides, dancing in their heads. The horses in paddocks, settled down for the night. Even Pedro and Miller,…

Day in the Life of a Wrangler

As the newest Wrangler at Cornerstone, life as a Wrangler involves a lot of learning, hard work, and fun! Our key responsibilities are caring for the horses and making sure our customers are safe and have a good time on their trail rides. Our typical day starts with bringing the horses from their paddocks after…

Two Towns Joined via Hoof Beats with the Addition of New Trails

Opportunity created for many to see the forest for the trees from beautiful new trails PRINCETON, MA, UNITED STATES, October 13, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — According to Massachusetts Audubon, “over 40 acres of open space (forests and field) are lost to development every day” (MassWoods.org). With beautiful woodland property spanning into the towns of Rutland and…

A Story for You…

Calling All Horse Riders and Horse Lovers! Boy, Do I Have A Story for You… It is not every day that a horse can save you from the slammer and getting your vehicle towed, right? Let me explain. Once upon a time, I was driving in Rutland, minding my own business, when I saw those…