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  Below are short bios for all the horses that reside at Maple Ridge Farm. Approximately half of our horses are boarded and owned by lesson students, and the other horses are owned by Laura and Nathan.

Brennas Pino Rosso (Ross)
Ross is a 2009, 15.2hh registered AQHA red dun gelding. Ross is a sweetheart and has lots of personality. He is a finished reining horse and has a couple of years experience in NRHA shows. Ross is an all-around English and Western mount with his owner, Lori, and excels in Western pattern work. He is also used in a few reining, hunter/jumper, and barrel lessons for more advanced riders. He is an exceptional trail horse.

Going Grey Naturally (Asha)

Asha is a 2005, 15.2hh registered AQHA grey mare. Asha is Shelly's Western pleasure trained mare. Shelly excels in working western, ranch riding, and trail patterns. Asha is very well trained and tries hard to please. Asha is available for Western rail and pattern lessons for experienced riders. 

Guns R Boomin (Belle)
Belle is a 2006, 15.1hh registered AQHA buckskin mare. Belle is quiet for beginner riders, and is also a great choice for intermediate through advanced riders. Belle is a reining horse by breeding and training, but she is also used for all-around riding, both English and Western. She is a favorite for working Western. Her beautiful jog is very competitive at local shows. Belle also loves to trail ride.

Leo Chic (Leo)

Leo is a 1999, 15.2hh registered APHA brown and white paint gelding. Leo is owned by Dan, and is used predominately as a trail horse and for some Western and English riding. Leo has been a trail horse for most of his life, but also enjoys jumping and barrel racing. Leo has competed at a few fun shows here at the farm. He is very steady and laid back, but also loves to go when asked. He is used mostly in intermediate through advanced lessons.

Marshal
Marshal is a senior Arabian cross flea-bitten gelding. Marshal is owned by Gracie, who enjoys Western riding, barrels, and trail riding. Marshal is super laid back and easy going. He is shown in a couple of fun shows each year. Marshal is available for lessons, and is also a perfect mount for trail riding.

May Be A Grand Prize (Lady)
Lady is a 2005, 14.2hh registered AQHA sorrel mare. Lady is owned by Jay and Emma. Lady is reining bred and trained, showed some in NRHA during her derby age, and has also dabbled into English riding. She is a nice mover and quite a looker! Lady is occasionally trail ridden as well.

Miss Freckle Stop (Ginger)
Ginger is a 2004, 14.2hh registered AQHA sorrel mare. Ginger is a popular choice for beginners. She is very easy going and has a very smooth lope. She is a finished reining horse but is also used extensively in English riding and barrels. She is also a popular mount for trail riding.

Pretty Little Gem (Ruby)
Ruby is a 2007, 14.3hh Quarter horse/Appaloosa cross mare. Ruby is owned by Allena, and she is used predominately as a hunter/jumper mount and occasional barrel racing. Ruby is very easy going and has a great work ethic. Allena started Ruby's show career in 2016, and makes progress towards her goals at each show and at each lesson.

Pricey Rima (Beau)
Beau is a 2003, 14.2hh registered AQHA sorrel gelding. Beau is a perfect horse for beginner lessons. He is very loving and patient. He is also very talented and well-trained with extensive show miles, and is a great choice for all levels of riders. Beau is a finished reining horse and was shown in NRHA shows for most of his life, but he is also used for all-around riding, both English (including jumping) and Western. He has a really fun lope and also loves barrel racing. He is also a very smooth jumper. Beau is used on farm trail rides.

Stuck on Go (Cookie)
Cookie is a 12.1hh POA mare. She is very sweet, extremely calm, and very gentle with children. She is a super cute mover and very bold jumper. She loves to work hard! She has extensive show miles as a small hunter pony. Cookie is used for beginner lunge lessons through advanced English hunter jumper lessons. She also rides Western, barrel races, and trail rides. She is a favorite for pony rides and pony birthday parties. Everybody loves Cookie! Cookie is available for on-site lease

Vivi Whiskette (Vivi)
VIvi is a 16hh, 2011 AQHA dun mare. Vivi is a true sweetheart and does exactly what she's asked. She is Laura's project mare. Vivi is reining bred and will be finished as a reining and ranch riding mount, in addition to learning English railwork and barrels. She goes well at a walk/trot/lope and is working on perfecting neck reining and has a great start with all her reining maneuvers. She will be used in lessons once she is at a certain level in her training. Vivi also loves to trail ride. 

West Coast Spirit (Breeze)

Breeze is a 15.1hh, 2003 registered AQHA grey gelding. He is very laid back, loves to work, and has lots of "buttons." He is a favorite among those who enjoy riding "feely" horses. His jog and lope are very smooth with flawless transitions. He is a finished, successfully shown NRHA reining horse and fantastic all-around horse. Breeze is best suited for the intermediate through advanced rider, due to all his buttons. He excels in reining and pattern work, but he also loves to jump and run barrels. Breeze loves to show! He also enjoys trail rides.

 
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