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A LOPE celebrity is coming out of retirement to help with our warhorse program! Tulsa Mambo was the first warhorse to ever come to LOPE, way back in the day. He helped launch LOPE and was one of our most trusted herd babysitters. His current family has had some massive life changes -- and LOPE had a job opening for a companion horse/herd den mom. Tulsa earned his VIP status by having an entire CHAPTER devoted to him in my book (Beyond the Homestretch). The book hit the Dallas and Austin bestseller lists -- and Tulsa likes to take credit for that (because of course he thinks his chapter was the best). Stay tuned for more updates about Tulsa soon! ... See MoreSee Less

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LOPE Horses

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

LOPE Blog

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

LOPE Barn Project Fundraiser

The LOPE barn needs some repairs and upgrades by November! LOPE always has rehab horses and older racing warriors during the winter months. Last year, our barn was constantly full [...]

2018 LOPE Show Raffle!

The 2018 LOPE Benefit Show Raffle features fun, high-value items and is a super easy way to support LOPE! 2X Treaty Oak Packages Bottles of the premium Treaty Oak Spirits, including [...]

In Honor of Dante and Robbie

Dante 1992-2018 — owned and loved by Deborah Holbrook Dante was a gift from my wonderful daughter-in-law, Celeste. An OTTB, he possessed great movement and a personality to match! Retired [...]

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