Find peace on the ranch


Peace Ranch has several classes and events throughout the year, including Herd Meditation, Spring & Fall Farm Days, Natural Horsemanship Classes, 5k/10k Peace Ranch Run, and our Hug & Groom volunteer program that meets every week. We hope you can join us on the ranch!

What is Hug & Groom? . . .

Hug & Groom is our “gateway” program combining volunteerism and mentoring in a family friendly environment. Come out and help care for the horses and the ranch. Children are welcome when accompanied by an adult and need a Liability Waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian to participate. All participants must wear appropriate footwear.

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What is Herd Meditation? . . .

Herd Meditation Format:
• Meet & greet at the Peace Ranch
• Walk out to join the herd for a partly guided meditation
• Shift into a silent walking meditation with the herd
• Come back together to share our experiences
• Brief closing meditation

Suggested donation of $10 – $35 per gathering to support the therapeutic herd and their work. If times are tight, give as you are able. Please dress for the weather and bring your journal and whatever you need to be comfortable.

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What are Natural Horsemanship Classes? . . .

Peace Ranch offers a full Natural Horsemanship curriculum offering something for everyone, from beginners to advanced handlers.

Instructor Melissa Edingfield is EAGALA Certified and has taught locally for over 20 years including performance, horse care, and Natural Horsemanship. Melissa is well known for her intuitive style and excellence in teaching natural equine communication methods.

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What are Farm Days? . . .

Farm Days are family-friendly volunteer events at Peace Ranch. Help us with activities like gardening, cleaning, and preparing for the upcoming season.

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What is the 5k/10k Peace Ranch Run? . . .

The Peace Ranch 5k/10k Run offers a unique 5k through the Perre Market forest or a rugged 10k trail course. Walk, run, or take a ride on a horse-driven carriage. All proceeds benefit rescue horses in our therapeutic herd.

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