Recent Updates & Other Fun Stuff

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June 12, 2022

June Ranch Roundup

Can you believe that we’re already approaching the halfway point of 2022?! Time is certainly flying. We have had a great crew of participants this…
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June 1, 2022

PTSD Awareness Month

June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, and we’re honoring those who suffer from PTSD by sharing a bit more of what we see…
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May 10, 2022

SAVE THE DATE: 31st Annual Cowboy Ball

31st Annual Cowboy Ball July 14, 2022 Get ready to channel your best John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, or Calamity Jane for the 31st Annual Cowboy…
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May 8, 2022

May Ranch Roundup: Spring has Sprung

Whoa, this spring has been a bit weird, at least weather-wise. March, which seemed warmer than average, with many days of bright blue skies, really…
May is Mental Health AwarenessNewsHome pageTherapy
May 1, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month + ALS Awareness

May is here and it’s time to talk about another awareness month. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and if you’ve been a follower around…
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April 22, 2022

Saddle Up for the Third Annual Swiftsure Derby

Brought to you by Idaho Lumber No matter where you live, or what you can give, YOU can make an IMPACT! A race to provide…
Autism AcceptanceHome pageTherapy
April 15, 2022

April is Autism Acceptance Month

Hello to the beginning of our second quarter, spring session, and warmer Idaho weather! April is such a fun month at the ranch as it’s…
National Volunteer Awareness Week. Volunteer walks as a side walker for a participantNewsHome pageVolunteers
April 17, 2022

National Volunteer Appreciation Week

April 17-23 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week. We are going to keep it short and simple, but the ranch would not thrive to the extent…
New ADA carriage arriving to the arena for the ribbon cutting. Paul driving.StoriesNewsEventsHome page
April 12, 2022

A Big Thank You: Carriage Arrival + Details

Late March was significant at the ranch—our wheelchair-accessible carriage FINALLY arrived! If you’ve had the opportunity to chat with Paul, or any of the crew…
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April 7, 2022

Ribbon Cutting for Custom Wheelchair-Accessible Carriage

Swiftsure Ranch Therapeutic Equestrian Center Ribbon Cutting for Custom Wheelchair-Accessible Carriage April 8th at 11:00 AM  Brought to you by The Valley Chamber Join The…
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March 15, 2022

March: Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

Every March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, a time for sufferers, family members and supporters to share information, sympathy and camaraderie, drawing attention to this…
StoriesNewsHome pageHuman Animal Bond
March 10, 2022

Walter, Frommer and Pal – A Zestful Trio

You’ve heard the saying, “They have a zest for life.” Well, it really rings true when we’re talking about Walter and his seeing-eye dog, Frommer.…
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February 16, 2022

Ranch Roundup: Winter 2022 Notes

We’re winding down our winter session and looking forward to the arrival of spring. It’s been such a pleasure having all the smiling faces showing…
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March 1, 2022

Swiftsure GEMs: The Star of the Show

Wondering what it means to be a GEM? Join us on March 9, 2022, at 1 PM, for a ringside view of Jeffrey’s lesson, hearty…
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January 1, 2022

Ranch Roundup Looking Ahead Hopes & Dreams for 2022

As we bid adieu to 2021, the Swiftsure Ranch team extends our heartfelt thanks to all of our friends and supporters who made the year…
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December 30, 2021

Participant Highlight – Meet Jeffrey

A Weekly Outing that Means More Than Anything. Listen to Jeffrey tell his story. Jeffrey is a new participant who lives with multiple sclerosis (MS).…
Swiftsure Ranch Therapeutic Equestrian Center | Zero Cost to ParticipantsNewsHome page
November 30, 2021

We Need You! Your Support Transforms Lives

We Need You! Your Support Transforms Lives. Support that Matters. Over the past few years, our world has been turned upside down. We all turned…
fall 2021Ranch RoundupNewsHome page
November 17, 2021

Fall Ranch Roundup: The Ins, The Outs, and The Must Knows

Happy fall y’all! Okay okay, we couldn’t help ourselves—it's just the season and we’ve been having such a great time at the ranch. Fall is…
Blazing PumpkinsNewsEventsHome page
November 15, 2021

Blazing Pumpkins 2021: A Spooky Good Time for All

With Halloween in the rearview mirror and Thanksgiving just a couple of weeks away, we wanted to take a minute to recap one of the…
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October 19, 2021

Last Tack Sale of 2021

Stop by for the last tack sale of the year! We'll be here from 9 am - 1 pm on Saturday, September, 23rd. Items include,…
Cowboy Ball | Chris DeckNewsEventsHome page
September 19, 2021

A Heartfelt Thank You!

A BIG Thanks! 30th Annual Cowboy Ball in The Books  The final numbers are in, and we could not be more excited to report that…
Blazing Pumpkins | Swiftsure Ranch Therapeutic Equestrian CenterNewsEventsFundraisersHome page
October 5, 2021

Blazing Pumpkins is BACK! – Oct. 21

BLAZING PUMPKINS is BACK! October 21st and we can't wait to get spooky with you. Come on down and join us for live music by…
March 2, 2022

Travis Atkinson
April 30 – May 1

Travis Atkinson at Swiftsure Ranch | April 30 - May 1   Swiftsure Indoor Arena  |  114 Calypso Lane Bellevue ID $275 for 2 days,…
March 3, 2022

Confidence Clinic
Sara Lowe
August 6 & 7

Confidence Course with Sara Lowe at Swiftsure Ranch | August 6 & 7, 2022   This is a great 2-day desensitization and confidence-building clinic taught…
Swiftsure Ranch Clinic with Dana Lovell Running T HorsemanshipNewsEventsHome page
September 27, 2021

Dana Lovell Clinic
Nov. 19–21

Dana Lovell, Running T Horsemanship Clinic at Swiftsure Ranch | November 19-21 Passion • Balance • Purpose Dana Lovell is an accomplished horsewoman with a…
CowboysEventsHome page
August 6, 2021

Join The Argyros and Swiftsure Ranch for a Benefit Screening

COWBOYS • A Documentary Portrait Friday September 3 • 7:00pm  Told in the cinematic tradition of classic Westerns, COWBOYS - A Documentary Portrait is a feature-length film that…
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July 20, 2021

Ranch Roundup: Summer 2021 Edition

Mid-July has come and gone. The Cowboy Ball has passed, and we’re back to our regularly scheduled programming around the ranch. Honestly, it’s hard to…
Dana Glass Horsemanship ClinicNewsEducationEventsHome page
July 17, 2021

Dana Glass Horsemanship Clinic

August 20-22, 2021  Foundation & Connection / 9AM - 12PM / 3 days Horsemanship 101 / 1PM - 4PM / 3 days Two Worlds Equestrian…
Swiftsure's Annual Fundraiser - Cowboy BallNewsHome page
June 8, 2021

Join Us at the 30th Annual Cowboy Ball

Swiftsure’s 30th annual Cowboy Ball kicks up its heels live July 8th at 5:30 p.m. Presented by D.L. Evans Bank This year, Swiftsure Ranch's 30th…
Swiftsure Summer BreakHome page
June 1, 2021

REMINDER: Summer Break

A quick reminder for our participants. We are closing out the spring session next week, May 28th and we'll be on break for two weeks.…
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May 19, 2021

Ranch Round Up – What’s on the horizon for our water?

We’ve had a busy spring down here at the ranch. Not only are we continuing to have regular lessons in a more “normal” capacity, but…
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May 11, 2021

A BIG Thank You to our Derby Supporters

Your Support Makes a Difference! A Race for Strength, Freedom, and Connection With the derby in the rearview mirror, we wanted to extend a big…
Teresa HukariNewsHome pageTherapy
May 3, 2021

Meet Board Member, Teresa Hukari

Today, we have the privilege and honor of sharing Teresa's incredible story. Originally from Hood River, Oregon, Teresa has always had an affinity for the…
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May 1, 2021

Idaho News 6 News promotes the Swiftsure Derby

Bellevue therapeutic equestrian center hosting virtual fundraising derby Words and Photos By: Jake Brasil Posted at 5:37 PM, Apr 26, 2021 and last updated 5:37 PM, Apr 26,…
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April 24, 2021

KMVT News Features Swiftsure Ranch

By Candice Hare Published: Apr. 20, 2021 at 6:05 PM MDT TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Swiftsure Ranch in Bellevue is a 191-acre therapeutic ranch. They provide…
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April 13, 2021

For Immediate Release: Saddle Up for the Second Annual Swiftsure Derby

    A race for strength, freedom, and connection Brought to you by Idaho Lumber Bellevue, Idaho: Swiftsure Ranch announces the kickoff of Annual Swiftsure…
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April 7, 2021

The Second Annual Swiftsure Derby!

Mark your calendars — we’re only a week away from the second annual Swiftsure Derby! Last year, we had such a great time getting the…
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March 28, 2021

An Introduction to Julia Petit – Our Newest Instructor

If you’ve been down to the ranch anytime during our winter session, you’ve probably had the opportunity to meet Julia. While it’s true – she’s…
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March 30, 2021

Ranch Round Up: Spring 2021 Edition

The snow is starting to thaw and temperatures are rising — evidence that spring is on its way.  Looking back, winter went by in the…
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February 11, 2021

Swiftsure Announces GEMs Community – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

A community of giving to provide strength, freedom, and connection. Bellevue, Idaho: Swiftsure Ranch announces the Swiftsure GEMs Community, new to Swiftsure this year. The…
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January 28, 2021

Stay in your Car! Please.

While waiting for your participant. . . To all those who are dropping off a participant and waiting for their lesson to be complete for…
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January 28, 2021

New Year – New Opportunities!

We are in the middle of our winter session and enjoying every second of it! Seeing our horses working, staff creating opportunities, participants connecting, and…
FundraisersHome page
January 25, 2021

Vote for your Favorite 2020 Community Pioneer

As a winner of the November Community Pioneer, we're asking for your support. Beginning today, Monday, January 25th, and running through January 31st you can…
Open LetterHome page
December 29, 2020

An Open Letter from Paul Bennett, Swiftsure Ranch Executive Director

Dear Friends and Family of Swiftsure, Thank you for your amazing compassion in 2020! Your generosity and support for our mission make our many stories…
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December 28, 2020

4 Days • $20,000 Match • $75K to Go

Let's close out 2020 with a bang! We have 4 days to double your impact with a generous $20,000 match to help us meet our…
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December 7, 2020

Giving Thanks – Donor Impacts and Bring Innovation to The Ranch

We may be a little biased, but we feel we have a VERY dedicated donor base, and we are so thankful for that! From financial…
SaddleryHome page
December 2, 2020

Meet Apprentice Saddle Maker – Adrienne Hendricks: Helping Swiftsure Along the Way

Adrienne grew up in Boise, Idaho. As an avid English rider with a love for Sun Valley, the connection with Swiftsure Ranch is a match…
Giving BackHome page
December 1, 2020

This Giving Tuesday, We’re Giving Thanks.

We're not asking you to donate!  We're asking you to make an impact in our community on this #GivingTuesday This Giving Tuesday, We're Giving Thanks.…
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November 24, 2020

Support while you shop. . .

As we dive headfirst into some of the busiest holiday shopping days, we wanted to let you know it's easy to give back while you're…
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November 25, 2020

Giving Thanks!

Happy Thanksgiving from the Swiftsure family!     We would like to extend a very Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family. We are thankful…

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