Bearfoot Ranch is a 501(c)(3) non-profit equestrian center dedicated to providing therapeutic riding lessons and other riding activities in a safe, effective and compassionate environment. We also rescue and provide a safe landing for horses in need.

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Venture Crew 573 at Bearfoot Ranch East

Venture Crew 573 out of North Gwinnett and Lanier high schools camped out and spent several hours making our new trails safe for our riders and horses. [srizonfbalbum id=6]

Kelsey’s Riding Lesson

Kelsey (and mom!) gave us permission to photograph her therapy riding lesson at Bearfoot Ranch East. Kelsey is an excellent rider, fun to be around, and a joy to teach.

Story of Woody

Woody came to our rescue program barely alive in 2011. He will soon have come full circle: a therapy horse to children in need. [srizonfbalbum id=2]

Mystery Solved!

We found out how Scout is removing his fly mask: he has an accomplice! I caught Pete grabbing the velcro strip on the fly mask and pulling it until it unfastened, then tugging it to pull the mask off Scout’s head. Just to make sure it wasn’t a by-chance, I replaced the mask. Scout waited …

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The Smile Says It All!

This is what therapy riding is all about. Here is Tony enjoying a ride on Lark. Tony suffers from cancer and is legally blind but that does not stop him from enjoying all life has to offer.

Spring Cleaning

Bearfoot Ranch would like to give a special thanks to Chad Mirabal of Dinsmore Grading for donating the use of a trash dumpster.  We have had many volunteers help us replace old, unsafe  fencing but did not have a means of disposing of the debris.  This donation will help us keep the ranch clean and safe …

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Bearfoot Ranch Pony Rides at Hunter’s Christmas Tree Farm

An annual tradition: Hunter’s Christmas Tree Farm has invited us to offer pony riders to their customers on Thanksgiving weekend, with proceeds going to Bearfoot Ranch.  Thank you! [srizonfbalbum id=4]

New Fences!

Thanks to Home Depot’s truly generous donation of materials and volunteers, Bearfoot Ranch has new fences all around! Also thanks to American Disposal Services for the donation of the Roll-Off and hauling away of our old fencing!

Fall Festival and Fun Horse Show

Come and join us October 29 for a fun horse show and fall festival hosted by S & S Equestrian Stables.  All proceeds will benefit Bearfoot Ranch’s horse rescue and therapeutic riding programs.  The horse show will start at 10 am and will include a halloween costume class, ride-a-buck class plus many more.  Other activities …

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In Memory of Lilah

Lilah was a beautiful white arabian horse who passed away on 7/28/11. Donations were collected in memory of Lilah  by friends  of Barbara Licausi, Lilah’s long time owner.

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