For those with disabilities or challenging life circumstances, we are a place to enjoy nature and participate in horse related activities and other experiences. All in a barrier free and stairway free environment that everyone can access.
For the general public, we are a place to horseback ride, jump in a lake, take a riding lesson, visit an 1880’s town, get married, stay in a themed hotel room, hold your next corporate event, camp out, eat something delicious, and much more.Learn more about us
Joy Nelson started using horses as instruments of healing in 1989. Since then, she has seen the incredible impact they can have on those who have been significantly impacted by disease or disability. Our core mission is to help challenged individuals get a chance to meaningfully connect with horses.
Each time you purchase a service from us, be it a horseback ride, a night in our hotel, or a meal, you’re making our core mission a success. Thank you!
From horse activities to exploring historic buildings and the great outdoors, Joy Ranch is packed with fun for the whole family.Browse activities
Joy Ranch is perfect for corporate retreats, church retreats, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, reunions, parties and more!View group amenities
Our pristine natural surroundings and long list of amenities ensure you and your guests will have an unforgettable experience.Plan your wedding