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December 15, 2023

Swiftsure Ranch Welcome NEW Executive Director Mary Mitten

As the year draws to a close, we're beyond excited to make a special announcement. We've kept this incredible news under wraps (holiday pun intended)…
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November 13, 2023

Swiftsure Ranch Hosts Girls on the Run of Southern Idaho 5K

We are absolutely thrilled to collaborate with various Non-Profits in the Valley. For the past few years, Girls of Southern Idaho has chosen our ranch…
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September 7, 2023

We are thrilled to introduce Travis Langway

We are thrilled to introduce Travis, our exceptional Ranch Manager, who has joined the Swiftsure Team. Travis's journey with us began as a client, participating…
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August 4, 2023

Welcome to the Herd Woody & Pistol

Introducing "Woody" - the latest member of the Swiftsure family! We're thrilled to have him join our herd, and we owe a huge shoutout to…
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July 16, 2023

Swiftsure Ranch | Where ‘The Outside of a Horse is Good for the Inside of a Man’

Doug Cameron’s life changed in the blink of an eye two years ago. That’s when a blood clot paralyzed the Idaho rancher, leaving him unable…
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February 7, 2023

Welcome Annie!

WELCOME ANNIE Annie—also known as Annie Oakley—is a dun quarter pony that has a heart as big as a Clydesdale. In her lifetime, Annie has…
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January 29, 2023

IEP Program Thank You!

THANK YOU! Thank you to the Limelight Hotel in Ketchum for the generous grant to continue our IEP program in 2023. Without the generous support…
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January 19, 2023

A Letter from our President

Dear Swiftsure Supporters, As we reflect on the successes of 2022, one thing is clear: we owe you an emphatic and heartfelt debt of gratitude…
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January 5, 2023

A Note Of Gratitude

Here we are! Welcome 2023 and welcome to another year of enriching lives. But before we dive too deeply into the coming year, we want…
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December 19, 2022

Happy Holidays!

From all of us at Swiftsure Ranch, we wish you a safe and happy holiday!  We hope that you will enjoy this season of love…
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December 15, 2022

Why I Give

Our donors tell us every day how passionate they are about supporting our mission, to empower individuals of all abilities to find strength and freedom…
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October 28, 2022

Fall Ranch Round-Up: The Leaves are Changing – The Air is Crisp

Whoa, let’s talk about this October. We had the BEST weather you could ever imagine. The majority of the month was packed with 70-degree days,…
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October 27, 2022

Blazing Pumpkins 2022: A Wicked Good Time for All!

Halloween is just a few days away and Blazing Pumpkins has concluded. That was one FUN event! We had over 600 parents, kiddos, and friends…
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October 26, 2022

October Awareness

We’ve officially turned the page. Fall is here, and we’re in the final week of October. This brings us to highlighting some areas of participant…
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October 12, 2022


Thursday, October 20, 2022 $10/person (12 and under FREE) Hundreds and hundreds of glowing jack O’Lanterns, s’mores by the fire, apple bobbing, face painting, cornhole,…
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July 22, 2022

Cowboy Ball Thank You

A BIG Cowboy Ball Thank You! Brought to you by D.L. Evans Bank It was amazing to welcome so many of you back in person…
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September 16, 2022

September 2022 Awareness Month

September is a BIG awareness month. This September, we’re calling attention to the following that we see on a regular basis: Deaf awareness, blood cancer…
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September 13, 2022

September 2022 Ranch Roundup

HOLD YOUR HORSES! How is it already September?! Is it just us, or has this summer flown by? It may have been a little cold…
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July 28, 2022

Dana Glass Horsemanship Clinic | Sept. 9-11

September 9-11, 2022 Foundation & Connection / 9AM - 12PM / 3 days Horsemanship 101 / 1PM - 4PM / 3 days Two Worlds Equestrian…
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November 8, 2022

Year End Appeal 2022

Swiftsure collaborates with over 20 local and regional nonprofit organizations to empower individuals of all abilities to gain strength and freedom through therapeutic equine connections.…
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July 27, 2022

Annual Report 2021

As Swiftsure looks back on 2021, we are so grateful for your continued care and support for all of our participants. It was a year…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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).…
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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…
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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…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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…
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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…
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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…
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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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