Rautio Ranch & Arena
Big Rapids, Michigan  
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Rautio Ranch & Arena ~ Big Rapids/Paris, Michigan
Full-Service Professional Horse Facility, 17 Stall (10x11) barn with attached 60 x 100 indoor arena located 2 miles off 131 exit 142. 45 min North of Grand Rapids, 30 Mins South of Cadillac. Located on a quiet dirt road, with plenty of room to ride.Only 3 Miles from Hungerford Lake/Manistee Nat'l Forest horse trails, easy and safe ride or a 5 min trailer drive.
We specialize in Barrel Racing and Pole Bending; offering training, lessons, and sales/agent service in addition to locating the right horse for a prospective buyer. All breeds/Disciplines are WELCOME to board! We offer colt starting, pattern work, finishing/hauling, problem solving, and marketing of all levels of barrel horses. We typically have a number of clients looking for the right barrel horse, and take pride in completing the right partnerships! Over 20 years of professional experience in the horse training/competition industry. With a degree in equine science, spec in nutrition, our feed program is of utmost importance. Both conventional and alternative/organic feed regimines are available.Arena is also available for events, meetings, or groups.

Trainer(s) on site every day. Daily exercise/workout can be arranged for board horses. 2 Farriers, an equine chiropractor & equine acupressure/massage therapist all on a regular schedule.
Full Board ($300/mo) includes:
Hay, Grain, Stall (cleaned daily), turnout (single or group) and priority use of the indoor arena. *Alternative/Organic feed program is an additional fee. * We feed high quality hay, Kalmbach/Tribute horse feeds, a custom organic mix, and brand name supplements and herbal products available.

Training: ($500/mo) includes full board, 5-6 days/week riding (dependent on each horse) and 1 lesson a week, if applicable. Boarders also receive a discount on lessons and training.

"For Sale" horses are taken on an individual basis according to competition level, training required, and number of horses we are currently hauling. We can, however, list your horse for sale and market it after an evaluation and agreement of listing.
(More conditioning, alternative therapies, and injury rehab services coming soon!!)

Standing at Stud in 2014
AQHA ~ Memories In Stone (Sticks An Stones x One Special Memory)
AQHA ~ GenePoolOfChampions (A Royal Jet x SabrinasLittleRocket)
APHA Homozygous ~ JosiesTreasuredLegacy (Texas Hero x Josies Treasure)

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