In Memory of Diane Ford

Diane Ford loved horses, horse people, and volunteering for charities. Thank you to the Ford family for choosing Bearfoot Ranch as the recipient of donations in her memory. We are an all-volunteer run organization that offers therapy riding to children and adults with special needs. Farewell Diane, happy trails, you are loved and will be missed Donate in memory of Diane...
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COVID-19 Closure

Bearfoot Ranch is going to follow Forsyth County Schools regarding closures: we will be closed at least thru Monday April 13. We are watching everything closely and will let you know when we are going to open back up for lessons, but if Forsyth County Schools are closed, we will be too. Please keep Bearfoot Ranch in your thoughts and prayers. You can help by making a donation to help us keep...
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Fundraiser at Casa Nuova Italian Restaurant (Alpharetta GA)

Come help support Bearfoot Ranch on Feb. 5, 2020 from 5:00PM-10:00PM. Casa Nuova Italian Restaurant will be hosting a Give Back night and a percentage of all sales will be donated to the Ranch! So gather up your friends and family and come enjoy some fabulous food while supporting a wonderful cause UPDATE: A great big thank you to Casa Nuova Italian Restaurant and their generous Give Back night...
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Volunteer Highlight: Tina Wilson

Tina Wilson has been serving Bearfoot Ranch for the last 6 years helping feed the horses. She has also volunteered for 5 years with the Special Olympics Equestrian Team of Forsyth County as a handler and side walker for the annual Georgia Special Olympics Horse Show. Tina helps bring in much needed funds to the Ranch by sharing her equine passion with Girl Scout Troops, helping them earn their...
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Bearfoot Ranch Holiday Wrap-Up

Bearfoot Ranch ended 2019 with our Holiday Fundraising Events: Hunter’s Tree Farm on Friday November 29 and Saturday the 30th was a great success! Lots and lots of kids standing in line to ride our wonderful ponies! So many kids tell us they come every year as this has become a family tradition! We also were at Silver City Farm on December 7th and 8th. This was our first year attending...
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Rescue Horse Highlight: Lady

Lady was rescued by Bearfoot Ranch in 2012. She was in a pasture with stallions and extremely malnourished but had a big belly Unbeknownst to her new keeper Lady was pregnant! Lady was adopted by a family in 2015 who not only supports her, but who have also heavily supported the ranch through volunteering. She and her family continue to serve Bearfoot...
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Holiday Fundraising Events!

It’s that time of the year! Come join us for our 2019 Bearfoot Ranch Holiday Fundraising Events! Both of events below will offer hand-led horse rides for children ages 2-12 years of age.  There is no additional costs for riding the horses, but ALL donations are greatly appreciated! Hunter’s Tree Farm 14680 Wood Rd, Milton, GA 30004 www.hunterschristmastreefarm.com Nov. 29 and Nov....
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Our “Pony Express” Newsletter Is Here!

The first edition of Bearfoot Ranch Pony Express newsletter is here!  You can download or view a PDF copy here: Bearfoot Ranch Pony Express Newsletter – November...
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Charity Wine Tasting and Fundraiser – Alpharetta GA

Charity wine tasting and fundraiser for Bearfoot Ranch at Vino 100 in Alpharetta GA on September 21 2019: Vino100 131 South Main Street Alpharetta, GA 770-343-8010 Can’t bring your horsies to this one, alas. UPDATE: The wine tasting was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who...
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Special Olympians in the News!

Our annual proud tradition is here: training and coaching Forsyth County Special Olympics Equestrian team in preparation for Georgia Special Olympics Horse Show! This year, CBS Channel 46 featured our Special Olympians in the...
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Autism Awareness Day at Turner Field

Video shot at Bearfoot Ranch by the Atlanta Braves for 2015 MLB Autism Awareness month...
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Second (Semi-)Annual Hoof and Hay Golf Classic

Please join us for 18 holes of golf, prizes, lunch and…horsing around is encouraged! All proceeds from the tournament go towards the care, medicine and feed of the horses and programs at Bearfoot Ranch. Where: St. Marlo Country Club When: October 24 2017 Click here for more...
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Hoof and Hay Classic

First annual Bearfoot Ranch “Hoof and Hay Classic” fundraiser golf outing at Chateau Elan Golf Club was a great success! Big THANK YOU to all volunteers and golfers! Special thanks to Bill Holland for the idea and initiative and most of the planning and execution! Photos by Bearfoot Ranch co-founder Melanie Vaughan...
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Fall Festival and Chili Cookoff

Bring in the Fall, bring in the Fun at Bearfoot Ranch!  Fundraiser in support of our upcoming winter hay bill. Food, music, raffles, cakewalk, pony rides, tack sale, flea mart, silent auction, bucking barrel, bobbing for apples! Admission: $2 adults, $1 kids. Donations accepted! Chili cookoff entry fee; $10 Chili cookoff contact: Tristin Randall 678-520-9400 Festival contact: Darrith Russell...
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Kendra Scott-Avalon Donates 20% of Sales to Bearfoot Ranch at Mystic Bazaar 2015 Fundraiser

It’s Christmas in July at Kendra Scott-Avalon, Alpharetta, GA with Bearfoot Ranch, 501(c)(3) Therapeutic Riding Center, Cumming, GA. Please join Bearfoot Ranch, and mascot (mini-pony), “Cotton”, at Avalon, Wednesday, July 15th from 6-8:00 p.m., as we celebrate the launch of Kendra Scott’s Mystic Bazaar Jewellery Collection 2015. Plus, on Wednesday only, Kendra...
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Bearfoot Ranch Competes in Wells Fargo Works Project Contest For $25K Prize

At Bearfoot Ranch, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) PATH Member center, we are always on the look out for ways to grow our therapeutic riding program. Our entry into the Wells Fargo Works Project Contest is the perfect opportunity for Bearfoot Ranch. The cash prize and business expertise offered will help plan and implement some of our short term goals. This includes, staffing, volunteers, licensed mental...
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