At Born Running, the combination of turnout, individualized attention and commitment to vaccination and deworming protocol gives this facility the best mare care in the state. The over 80 acres of irrigated pasture is supplemented with home-grown alfalfa, grain rations and free-choice minerals to meet the nutritional needs of pregnant, lactating and growing horses. We not only know each horse by name but also know each trick of their distinctive personalities. We know which mares pair up as friends, who bosses the herd, who tends to get shuffled towards the bottom of the pecking order and who never misses a meal. This personalized knowledge works to our advantage. We understand our horses better, and thus the interactions are smoother. We can quickly spot when something is out of the ordinary and recognize potential problems before they erupt.
Born Running Ranch offers 24-hour surveillance and the Foal Alert system. All the mares foal out in the spacious foaling stalls, but they also enjoy daytime turnout in grassy paddocks until the foals are old enough to live outside round the clock. Research has shown that foals who have room to run and play build stronger muscles and bone, an important preparation for an athletic career. In addition, when these groups of mares and foals interact, the foals can learn to mimic important adult social skills. We take the time to handle all the foals, so they are acclimated to being haltered, led and having their feet picked up.
At Born Running Ranch, we understand the financial importance to our clients of getting their mares in foal in a timely fashion. Thus we offer lighted pens to encourage early cycles in broodmares. For Quarter Horses we offer low reproductive cost for shipped semen and artificial insemination.
Yearling Sales Prep
We offer experienced pre-sale training for your yearlings, a proven program of excellent nutrition, grooming and exercise designed to spotlight each yearling in the best light possible.