Perseverance and breakthroughs at McGinnis Meadows Ranch

April 20, 2019, Volume 14, Issue 16 Hey Everyone, Warmer weather this week has surfaced at the ranch along with more rain. The horses are starting to look sleeker day by day! Harley came back to visit us this week. He is a very cool draft horse that belongs to long...

The Pace is picking up at McGinnis Meadows!

April 13, 2019, Volume 14, Issue 15 Hey Everyone, It seems as though the wheels of the ranch are really beginning to turn with the spring season! For starters, Miriam, Willy and Sue came back to work after having the winter off.  I took the opportunity to sample...

April 6, 2019, Volume 14, Issue 14 Greetings Everyone, We’ve got some exciting news about new programming here at MMR! 8-Day clinics, Women’s weeks, VIP weeks, and much more is what you’ll find later this fall and throughout the 2020 season! Read a synopsis about it...

Connecting the Horsemanship Dots at McGinnis Meadows

March 30, 2019, Volume 14, Issue 13 Greetings everyone, This week there were no guests riding so Shayne and Des worked with the interns and staff each day. We got to work a lot on riding straight lines, riding to softness, walk – trot transitions and on Friday,...

Exciting news at McGinnis Meadows Ranch!

March 23, 2019, Volume 14, Issue 12 Greetings! Spring is when you feel like whistling, even with a shoe full of slush. —Doug Larson It’s WARM AGAIN!!!!!  I mean, we hit a new high this year of 54 today.  Compared with -35 a couple weeks ago, that is quite toasty and...

McGinnis Meadows Ranch Welcomes the Spring

Well, it seemed like it would never happen…but the big Spring Thaw has arrived! When I mean big, I mean, the potentially biggest spring thaw that Shayne and Randy say that they’ve seen in YEARS. For it to make more sense, you’d have to know that less than a week ago,...