City Ranch is OPEN today for all lessons and rides.
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*ATTENTION FRIENDS OF CITY RANCH*
Our 2021 Spring schedule and new pricing goes into effect April 15. Please fill out the contact form at the bottom of this page and we will get back to you.
As we continue to fulfill our mission to bring horses to the children, we have re-managed our resources to continue to offer our 90 minute lesson programs at the ranch. We appreciate your support as we begin our new season and we look forward to seeing you back in the saddle soon.
A MESSAGE FROM THE CEO
The City Ranch mission is to bring the horses to the children, instead of taking children out of the city. As we pony up for our new season, we want to thank all the people who supported us by coming out to the ranch for lessons this past year. With your support, our lesson revenue increased while our contract revenue was suspended during the school closures. City Ranch has survived this pandemic, improved our facilities and stimulated the local economy by hiring paid staff.
Securing the PPP and the COVID -19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) plus receiving generous donations from corporations and individuals like you, kept us afloat. We have drained these resources and are gearing up for our new fiscal budget.
As schools reopen, we will be able to resume our contracts with city communities, the DSS, Recreation and Parks, the Children’s Home and the Seed School. We have been asked to partner with the University of Maryland, Baltimore to offer an Introductory Horsemanship Program. These contracts allow us to serve more children with less cost to us. It also means we will need to increase our herd of horses and make positive changes in our on site lesson program.
We will keep you posted on our continued growth and ways we contribute to the community. All we ask is to spread the word about us and sign up for lessons. We have a staff of instructors who can meet your riding goals and help you advance in your skill level. There is always something new to learn.
We will always need your generous support as we continue to be an affordable program that strives to fulfill its mission while opening up opportunities for accessible and affordable horseback riding to the greater Baltimore community and surrounding counties. Please consider clicking on our donate button.
A part of the solution,
Ahesahmahk E.O.Dahn, CEO
PROGRAM & SERVICE UPDATES
Join us in the saddle! City Ranch has in place the following protocols to ensure a safe environment for all who participate in horseback riding lessons and volunteer with us.
We look forward to seeing you! If you have any questions please contact us.
Want to support our program? All donations made during this difficult time will go toward the veterinary and dietary care of our trusty herd of 20 horses. For your consideration, $60 pays for a farrier to trim one horse's hooves, and $130 pays for one month's supply of hay for one horse. Please click this link to donate through our secure PayPal platform.
Our hearts are with those near and far who have been affected by the pandemic as we continue to bringing joy and resources to the Baltimore community. We have partnered with produce providers to offer free produce to the public on weekends - stop by City Ranch for fresh fruit and vegetables at no cost to you.
Join our volunteer crew and lend a hand while giving back to the community and enjoying the fresh country air! Please let us know when you plan to join us, and fill out the Waiver and Visitor Questionnaire prior to your arrival.
No events scheduled at this time. Please check back later.
HORSEBACK RIDING WITH A PURPOSE
City Ranch, Inc.
City Ranch, Inc. is a Maryland non-profit, community equestrian educational organization founded in 2007.
Through our partnership with local schools, we introduce children to character-building opportunities in horsemanship, and bring the joy of horseback riding to the urban environment. We challenge all of our students to succeed and put some fun in the communities while doing it!
We work to reintroduce horsemanship throughout Baltimore City and surrounding counties through a variety of educational programs. We offer horseback riding lessons, school programs and therapy riding, pony parties, and workshops in horsemanship and horse care.
Contact Us to book City Ranch for an upcoming event.
THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS