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Little Orphan Iron – foals and other news!

By MaeCile Brown | May 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

MaeCile Speaks from Experience: No doubt about it – Orphan Iron wouldn’t be here without Leire – and a pandemic that kept her from leaving.  “Hi!  This is Leire from the beautiful city of Bilbao in Spain.” Nice opening to my and Leire’s first-ever communication.  Little did I know what life would hold for the two …

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Enjoy Ranch Updates with e-news!

By MaeCile Brown | Apr 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

2020 E-news – 3  Click here Governor orders quarantine for visitors to Wyoming as state’s COVID-19 cases rise Gov. Mark Gordon on Friday ordered all out-of-state visitors to Wyoming to self-quarantine for 14 days and extended until the end of April the orders closing schools and some businesses in the state. The order came as the …

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UK bank director meets 2 1/2-year-old Stanley & both their lives change.

By MaeCile Brown | Mar 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Speaking from Experience: UK bank director meets 2 1/2-year-old Stanley & both their lives change. I arrived at Horseworks at the end of August 2014. I was supposed to stay for a week. I was a competent rider, competing with my own horse in dressage and show jumping.  I knew how it was done. Now introduce …

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These days, they call me a veterinarian by Dr. Ben Ouyang

By MaeCile Brown | Jan 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

These days, they call me a veterinarian.  Back when I came to HorseWorks, I was a student of mathematics.  I sat inside all day, studying equation after equation. I needed something real, something tangible. For years, all the songs on the radio told stories of the west: horses, cattle, sun, rain, hats, boots. I loved …

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Why A Week At HorseWorks Wyoming Should Be on Your Bucket List by Linsey Stevens

By MaeCile Brown | Jan 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

“Our ranch changes people,” HorseWorks Wyoming founder MaeCile Brown Massie told me, “but it isn’t the people that change the people — it’s the horses.” Hearing this, a little something — that inclination toward wide-open spaces and getting mud on my boots — perked up inside. I knew what MaeCile was talking about. For my …

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New Years 2020 e-news: Obsidian’s expecting & other Great Working Ranch Expectations – the 2020 Calendar

By MaeCile Brown | Jan 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

The 2020 Working Ranch Calendar:  * Between March 8 and May 2.  Trail cattle out to spring pastures – 2-3 days. Round up cattle, sort, and trail ten miles to fresh pastures.  Mount up and ride fences to see if wildlife crossing during the winter has weakened any places along the pasture perimeter that need …

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New Years 2020 e-news: A HorseWorks participant tells about her decision to go to Uni after HorseWorks and how her experience helped her get in.

By MaeCile Brown | Dec 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

SPEAKING FROM EXPERIENCE: Tallulah tells about her decision to go to Uni after HorseWorks and how her experience helped her get in. I came to Horseworks from the UK after finishing my A levels. I had always wanted to learn how to do western riding but there wasn’t anywhere near me that did western lessons …

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2019 December e-news – Meet our newest arrival, Georgia!

By MaeCile Brown | Dec 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Gifts come in all shapes and sizes! Difficult decisions and an extra good cow.  The vet preg tested Annabelle and said she was 6 months pregnant.  The baby should arrive in mid-January.  But it’s early December.  Annabelle is already looking calvy.  A Thanksgiving storm has just passed through dropping snow; nighttime temperatures are in the teens.  …

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Glamping at HorseWorks Wyoming

By MaeCile Brown | Nov 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Exciting news!  HorseWorks Wyoming is featured in the gorgeous new book  “Comfortably Wild: The Best Glamping Destinations in North America.” We’re among just 70 properties on the continent to make the cut and could not be happier.  Pick up a copy at https://amzn.to/2GStrjc If you love glamping, you need to copy of Comfortably Wild: The …

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Meaningful travel means that the opportunity for new experiences should never be missed!

By MaeCile Brown | Feb 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bio: I’m 51 and live in the South West of the UK. I’ve owned and ridden horses most of my life. I have a very high pressured working life and when I discovered HorseWorks I was in need of some serious time out and a new outlook. I found it, and my adventure healed me …

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