Recent Updates & Other Fun Stuff

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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…
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…
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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…
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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…
Ranch Round UpNewsHome page
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…
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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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November 23, 2020

Swiftsure Holiday Hours and Updates!

Closed for Thanksgiving November 26 & 27 Closed for Holiday Break December 18th through January 11th WOW! We now have the first big snow of…
Fall Ranch Round-UpNewsHome pageVolunteers
October 26, 2020

Swiftsure Ranch: Fall 2020 Ranch Round-Up

Wow, we’re already closing out another month here at the ranch! This fall has been one of many successes. We’ve touched on it before, but…
Volunteer SpotlightHome pageVolunteers
October 14, 2020

Volunteer Spotlight: A Day with Gail

We recently had the chance to catch up with a few of our volunteers. First, we chatted with Gail, who had just wrapped up her…
Giving Every MonthHome pageTherapy
October 9, 2020

Become a Swiftsure GEM

It's the Giving Every Month Club! The Swiftsure GEMs Club  (Giving Every Month) is a passionate and determined group of supporters who care deeply about…
SafetyNewsHome page
October 9, 2020

A Reminder of Safety. . .

. . . During COVID-19 We are in the middle of our fall sessions here at the Ranch. We are enjoying seeing our participants regularly, and…
FundraisersHome page
September 30, 2020

SAVE THE DATE: Join us at J. McLaughlin

Join us for a fall sip & shop to preview and shop the new collection at J.McLaughlin. 15% of proceeds will benefit Swiftsure Ranch! Thursday,…
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September 21, 2020

Importance of our Volunteers

Now that we are nearing full swing, we'd like to take a step back and acknowledge a few folks that are the very reason we…
PalNewsHome page
September 15, 2020

Pal, your spokes-horse of the year!

Pal, if you're not aware of Pal, we're not sure where you've been. He took the lead from the backstretch of the Swiftsure Derby and…
Lift LoadStoriesHome pageHuman Animal BondTestimonialsTherapy
September 13, 2020

A look into one of the many aspects of Equine Therapy – the lift load

The horses and team here at Swiftsure Ranch are lucky enough to have the ability to work with a broad spectrum of diagnosis. In a…
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September 11, 2020

Swiftsure Round-Up: Looking back at the Cowboy Ball

Wow, we’re already weeks past the 29th annual Cowboy Ball, and we’re already talking about 2021 and the 30th annual Cowboy Ball. While this year…
Swiftsure RanchStoriesNewsHome page
August 26, 2020

A view into the lives of our participants

Take a walk through the positive effects Swiftsure has in the lives of our participants, their families, and our community. Whether a person is facing…
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August 16, 2020

Cowboy Ball Raffle Items

Put A (Middle) Fork In It, Six-Day River Trip for Two  One of the oldest and most respected outfitters in the valley, Far and Away…
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August 16, 2020

We’re in The Eye on Sun Valley

Swiftsure’s Horses Go Bar Hopping to Rally Support for Therapeutic Ranch In a scene somewhat evocative of The Beatles’ Abbey Road, Moose and gang took…
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August 11, 2020

Win a 20/21 Ski Pass!

Derby Winner Drawing! All of the folks who sponsored the winning horse will be entered into a drawing for your choice of a 2020/2021 Challenger Ski Pass or…
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August 10, 2020

2020 Cowboy Ball with a Twist!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 10, 2020 This year, Swiftsure Ranch's 29th annual Cowboy Ball kicks up its heels virtually on August 27th at 7 pm.…
EventsHome pageTherapy
August 5, 2020

NAMI at the ranch; a month of strength!

During July, we had the opportunity to have the NAMI Bluebird teen group at the ranch for a bit every Tuesday! Each week we would…
Swiftsure Round-UpNewsHome page
July 26, 2020

Ranch Round-Up – What We’ve Been Up To

Wow, July is flying by, like REALLY flying by. We’ve enjoyed having participants back at the ranch. Seeing their eyes light up, hearing their stories,…
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July 8, 2020

2020 Cowboy Ball with a Twist!

Stay tuned for all the details. In the meantime, if you have questions please contact us at 208-578-9111 or email info@swiftsureranch.org
Summer HandsNewsHome page
July 2, 2020

Summer Guests; An extra couple of hands around the ranch

Summer Guests; An extra couple of hands around the ranch We are thrilled to introduce a couple of new summer team members to Swiftsure. Amber…
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July 16, 2020

Finding Strength with Swiftsure

Wood River Valley is home to a large number of nonprofit organizations but few reach as far as the Swiftsure Ranch Therapeutic Equestrian Center. Since the early…
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June 26, 2020

Swiftsure Derby: A race for Strength, Freedom, and Connection.

The virtual "horse race" kicks off July 9th. Similar to our previous pony up events at the Cowboy ball we are ponying up to get…
Swiftsure DerbyNewsEventsHome page
June 19, 2020

Mark Your Calendar; Summertime with Swiftsure Ranch

Wow, late June. That’s wild to say! Since it seems the summer months are flying by, now is the time to mark your calendars. We…
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June 10, 2020

Annual Report 2019

Thank you for a fantastic 2019! Over 300 participants of all ages and abilities pass through the gates of Swiftsure each year, welcomed every day…

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