LOPE helps at-risk racehorses find second careers, while inspiring young people through horsemanship education.

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LOPE Horses

These are the LOPE horses either currently in the LOPE Academy, rehabilitating or up for adoption. View all


Recent posts from the blog featuring posts about the LOPE horses, horsemanship and other Tales from the LOPE Ranch.

Shadow Warrior and the Halter

Shadow Warrior has had some difficult experiences in his life. Bred in KY, he raced 13 times there — and then went to Puerto Rico, where he ran 70 times [...]

Best of 2017

Here are some of the 2017 highlights at LOPE: Favorite Learning Moments “Every single thing this internship has taught me will help me become a better friend, employee, horsewoman, and [...]

2017 in Review: A Tale of Two Teachers

As the year draws to a close, I want to share a tale of two special equine teachers who came to LOPE. These two stories show why 2017 was such [...]

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