Vaught Family Natural Horsemanship
Tony & Jennifer Vaught

Pictured are Nichole Copple riding Velvet and Jennifer Vaught riding Nova. Both horses won two World Grand Championships at the 2013 Missouri Fox Trotter World Celebration. Nichole and Velvet won the Youth Versatility and the Amateur Ranch Horse Versatility. Jenny and Nova won the Open Versatility and Open Ranch Horse. Both horses are wearing beautiful double garlands. Tony Vaught is holding young Aaron and Justin Vaught is standing by Velvet. This is the Vaught family. Susan Engle in the middle is the owner of Velvet and Nova and a long time Vaught Natural Horsemanship student.

Contact information: Email: forthehorse@ymail.com - phone 417-399-4146

Ride with the Vaughts.
Bring your dream with horses and let it become a reality. How would you like to lead your horse at liberty without using a halter and lead rope! Ride in lessons and clinics in the Kansas City, St. Louis, and Florida (with Nichole Copple). Beginning riders and experienced riders of all horse events are welcome. Enroll your horse in a month, two month or multi-month training with the Vaughts. Let the Vaughts develop your horse into an amazing horse for you to ride and enjoy. All horses are world class when they are in training with the Vaughts!

Training Rates: Tony and Jenny - $800/month Nichole Copple - $500/month Paul Hack -$500/month Nichole Copple and Paul Hack are training in Florida starting in October 2014 in the Orlando area. Both will be giving horseback riding lessons and training a limited number of horses.

Developing young horses is a Vaught specialty. Starting a young horse out with the methods developed by Pat Parelli, Ronnie Willus and the Vaughts' own years of experience is about the best thing in the world you can do for your young horse. Let your horse get the best start. Get your horse developed at For the Horse Ranch with the masters of horsemanship.

The Vaughts had an awesome opportunity to ride with Pat Parelli winter 2013. Pat invited the Vaughts to be his guest at the ranch in Pagosa and the invitation was for 4 weeks! August 2013, Tony, Jenny, Nichole and Caitlyn received personal instruction from Pat himself on a daily basis. Pat instructed them on cow working, reining, upper level horsemanship and fine tuned their foundation.

Developing Horses Naturally for Practical Purpose

For the Horse Ranch
24622 E 1980 Rd
Fair Play, Mo 65649


JOIN US ON FACEBOOK! We are "For the Horse" on Facebook.

Why You Want to Ride with Tony and Jennifer Vaught

Vaught's General Store

Natural Horsemanship Training Tools

Educational Opportunity with Tony and Jenny

Check out the family list of 2012 performance wins! The wins continued in 2013 with Velvet and Nova winning two World Grand Championship competitions. In 2014, Nichole Copple and Velvet moved into the Open competition and won the High Point Ranch and Versatility garlands while Caitlyn Vaught and Powder won their first garland in the Youth High Point Versatility competition. Natural horsemanship methods equal happy winning horses. Make a partner out of your horse and your horse will succeed in what ever you ask! Vaught Family Performance Record.

Pay Online for Clinics, horse training and Equipment

Creative Memories Make your journey with horses a permanent Memory with traditional and digital scrape booking along with framing and home decor products.

ProActive Magnetics for your horse. The best magnetic horse blanket, magnetic brow band, magnetic neck wrap as well as other magnetic wraps for horses.

Pride's Traveling John John
is a Missouri Fox Trotter registered amber champagne stallion for breeding.

We've trained three of his offspring to great sucess.
Nova, amber champagne, was ridden by Tony in 2012 and Jenny in 2013 Versatility Events. Nova won the Spring Show High Point Award and got her first garland in 2013, Four year old gold cream champagne daughter, Powder, competed in Ranch Horse Versatility events at the 2012 and both Versatility and Ranch Horse events in 2013 with Tony in the Missouri Fox Trotter National Shows. Powder and Caitlyn won the Youth High Point at the 2014 Spring Show. Powder is now Caitlyn's show horse! You can follow Nova and Powder on Facebook in the group, For the Horse.
We know JJ's babies are great minded horses with natural gait. We know him and we know his offspring!
Breeding fee is $400 for a guaranteed champagne foal. JJ is now vet certified to breed via artificial insemination. JJ now breeds live or via AI. Please call 417-399-4146 to inquire about breeding a mare to JJ! J.J. is a homozygous blood typed and DNA tested Champagne Fox Trotter Stallion. JJ is standing at For the Horse Ranch in Fair Play, Mo. Come and meet him!

Principles of Natural Horsemanship are used at "For The Horse" Ranch

Tony and Jennifer Vaught are committed to providing a harmonious relationship between horse and rider. They will teach you to "See What They See". This can be achieved in different ways. Of course the best possible situation would be to have both the horse and rider come together with Tony and Jenny for lessons, clinics or an educational opportunities for a day, a week, a month or a year!

2014 Lessons and Clinics

  • April 5 Group Lesson with Jennifer Vaught at Mary Brown's boarding stable. Time is 10-:00-12:00. Address is 2708 E 211 St., Peculiar, Mo 64078 Cost is $45/hour for $90 lesson.

  • April 18 Private lessons/Semi-Private lessons will be available on Friday morning, April 18th. There will be a group lesson Friday afternoon from 1:30-3:30PM, at Andi Leist's facility in North Kansas City (7814 Houser Rd. Kansas City MO) Cost is $65/hour, semi-private is $50/hour each.
    Please let Andi know what you plan on doing! Andi's phone number is 816-289-0166 and her email is ael803@kc.rr.com. You can find this event on Facebook at For the Horse group.
  • April 19 Saturday at Andi Leist's facility, 7814 Houser Rd, KC, Mo Three different group lessons-something for everyone!
    10:00 am - Noon Ground Skills
    Noon - 1:30pm Lunch (Bring your own)
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Freestyle
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Finesse
    If you ride all day Saturday, it will be only $150 (reg. is $180; hence Springtime Special!)
    If you only wish to ride or play in 1 or 2 Saturday sessions, they will be $60.00 each (regular price is $80.00). The group lesson on Friday will be a special price of $30.00/hour if you ride on Saturday, otherwise it is the regular price of $40.00/hour.

  • Lessons with Jennifer Vaught in Kansas City on these dates: 5/2. 5/16, and 5/30 and. Call Jenny at 417-399-4146 or email her at forthehorse@ymail.com to make an appointment for a private lesson.

  • May 5 - May 9 Spring Horsemanship Camp Location is BC Stables in Fair Grove - The cost for all 5 days is $750. Stalls and hook ups are extra and are paid directly to BC Stables. You can attend for one day or all five. The per day cost is $165 BC Stables

  • Movement Makeover May 31 Promotional Seminar, No charge. Tony will be taking three horses that are having movement problems and treating with specialized horse shoeing, essential oils and Life Wave Patches to resolve the problems. This will be in the Kansas City area. Tony is a student of Jim Crew, Healthy Stride/ the Key to Fluid Movement. More details soon

  • June 7 and June 8 Get Yer Game Onat BC Stables in Fair Grove. BC Stable owners will be out of town that weekend, make certain to let Jenny and Tony know that you are coming to this grand event. BC Stables offers indoor and outdoor arenas, obstacle playground and a huge open area for all our activities. Stalls are $5.00 per night. They also have many hookup sights and a few cabins to rent. It's a great place to learn and play.
    Educational opportunity while doing some fun stuff on horseback, at liberty or on the ground. There would be team and individual games. A great time to have fun together and make a better relationship with our horses - and get great instruction from the Vaughts. Two day clinic. "Chuckwagon Dinner" on Saturday at The Forge (Ballard's property adjoins the Vaught's property.! Would love to see everyone - what a great way to kickoff the spring/summer! Participants limited to 15 - but unlimited auditors. Cost is $100/day.

  • Obstacle and Patterns ClinicBeat the Heat!
    Negotiating obstacles develop confidence and communication along with a horse that can take you safely everywhere you need to go. We all want to improve our partnership with our horse as we encounter the obstacles in our path.
    Patterns improve everything with our horse. Patterns solve all problems with all the different horsenalities and improve everything! Almost all horse sports and competitions involve patterns.
    This clinic offers a great opportunity to study with masters of natural horsemanship, Tony and Jenny Vaught
    Friday, August 15 at 6:00 pm
    Saturday, August 16 at 9:00 am

    The price is $80 for one session or $150 for both sessions
    Location is
    Nancy and Gary Piperís facility
    Rocking P Ranch
    20655 Humphrreys Rd
    Platte City, Mo 64079

  • Get Yer Game On in the KC Northland September 20
    Educational opportunity while having fun on horseback, at liberty / online ground challenges. There will be team and individual games. A great time to have fun together and make a better relationship with your horse - great instruction along with a lot of fun with Tony and Jenny Vaught .
    Start time is 9:00am for the education coaching with Tony and Jenny Vaught
    Competition Games Start at 2:00pm
    Ribbons and prizes will be awarded
    Cost is $100
    Location in Kansas City, near the airport
    7814 Houser Rd
    Kansas City, Mo 64167
    Jennifer Vaught -417-399-4146 forthehorse@ymail.com
    location - Andi Leist 816-289-0166 ael803@kc.rr.com

  • Cow Clinics in 2014 in north Kansas City area.
    Dennis and Edna Kenslow are offering their ranch and cows for us to have fun with. Each Cow Clinic is two days, you can come to both or either day. Cost per day is $150. There is a one time cow fee of $35. There are a few stalls and pens available for your horse to stay overnight. Address is
    8014 NE 198 St
    Trimble, Mo
    Call Edna to reserve your pen - 816-532-4429 Dates are:
    10/4 and 10/5
    10/25 and 10/26
    Start time is 9:30

    Call Jennifer Vaught at 417-399-4146 to schedule group, semi-private or private lessons. Email: forthehorse@ymail.com