"FOR THE HORSE" RANCH"

Vaught Family Natural Horsemanship
Tony & Jennifer Vaught
Nichole Copple
Caitlyn 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.


2014 Youth Versatility World Grand Champion Caitlyn Vaught and JJ's Platinum Champagne Doll. Powder and Caitlyn won many ribbons and awards their first year in the show ring!


Tony on Lakota. Lakota has been one of the Vaught's main demonstration and teaching horse.
Ride with the Vaughts
Bring your dream with horses and let it become a reality. Ride in lessons and clinics in the Kansas City and Florida area. 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 at their current location in Hiawatha, Kansas. 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!

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

Location:
1858 220 St
Hiawatha, Ks 66434

Training Rates:
  • Tony and Jenny - $800/month
  • Caitlyn Vaught - $400/month
  • Nichole Copple - $500/month currently training at Palm Bay, Fl
Call Jennifer Vaught at 417-399-4146 to schedule group, semi-private or private lessons. Email: forthehorse@ymail.com

Developing young horses is a Vaugts' combined seventy years of experience is 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 masters of horsemanship.


 
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Why You Want to Ride with Tony and Jennifer Vaught

Natural horsemanship methods equal happy horses on the trail, in the arena or sorting cows. Make a partner out of your horse and your horse will succeed in what ever you ask!
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!

"2015 CLINICS"
  • February 28, 2015
    Two clinics - one day with Tony and Jennifer Vaught
    Foundation for Natural Cow Working & Western Performance
    11 A.M. to 2 P.M.
    $60/person to ride $10/person to audit

    Young/Green Horse Development
    2 P.M. to 4 P.M.
    $60/person to participate $10/person to audit
    Bring your own horse or one can be provided for you.

    Email forthehorse@ymail.com or call Jennifer Vaught at 417-399-4146
    www.forthehorse.org

    Location: Harmony Horseman Riding Center - 1858 220th Street - Hiawatha, Kansas 66434 785-544-4400 - 785-741-0201 (Matea Babcock) about 30 miles west of St Joseph

  • March 7, 2015
    Using Natural Horsemanship for Better Barrel Horses
    Session 1 Hunting the Barrel
    10 A.M. to 12 P.M.
    $60/person to ride $10/person to audit
    4-H children free
    Email forthehorse@ymail.com or call Jennifer Vaught at 417-399-4146
    www.forthehorse.org

    Location: Harmony Horseman Riding Center - 1858 220th Street - Hiawatha, Kansas 66434 785-544-4400 - 785-741-0201 (Matea Babcock) about 30 miles west of St Joseph

  • March 21,2015
    Foundation for Natural Cow Working & Western Performance
    11 A.M. to 2 P.M.
    $60/person to ride $10/person to audit

    Young/Green Horse Development
    2 P.M. to 4 P.M.
    $60/person to participate $10/person to audit

    Bring your own horse or one can be provided for you.
    email forthehorse@ymail.com for questions and to reserve your spot.
    Location: Harmony Horseman Riding Center - 1858 220th Street - Hiawatha, Kansas 66434 785-544-4400 - 785-741-0201 (Matea Babcock) - 785-741-4463 (Nancy Babcock)

  • April 4,2015
    Using Natural Horsemanship for Better Barrel Horses
    Session 2
    10 A.M. to 12 P.M.
    $60/person to ride $10/person to audit

  • April 18,2015
    Harmony Horseman Arena Open House Meet Jenny and Tony Vaught and Matea Babcock. See demonstrations in natural horsemanship. rider biomechanics, trailer loading technique and Healthy Stride farrier methods. Posture Balance Farrier Method
    Jenny and Tony will also make a special presentation on the spiritual application of horsemanship principles in everyday life. This will be "Life Lessons with Horses"
    10 A.M. to 2 P.M.
    Free BONUS Ride with Tony and Jenny
    2:00-4:00pm., Sunday, April 19th
    Location is Harmony Horseman Riding Center, Hiawatha, Ks

  • May 1, 2015- May 3, 2015
    Horsemanship Camp
    Improve your horsemanship and relationship with your horse. Three days of learning with masters in horsemanship Tony and Jennifer Vaught including a special presentation, Life Lessons from Horses on how to apply principles of horsemanship to your spiritual life. 3 days $450/ person
    9:30-4:30
    Location: Harmony Horseman Riding Center, Hiawatha, Ks

    May 16, 2015
    Foundation for Natural Cow Working and Western Performance
    Develop a stronger connection with your horse as you apply principles of natural horsemanship to cow working and western performance. Learn the fundamentals you need to achieve bigger stops, sharper turns, speed control and confidence in the arena.
    11:00-2:00
    Location: Harmony Horseman Riding Center, Hiawatha, Ks

    May 16, 2015
    Young Green Horse Development Workshop
    Do you have a young, green or difficult horse? Learn to read your horse while helping to build confidence and become a problem-solver. Bring your own horse or contact us to reserve a horse. 2:00-4:00pm
    Location: Harmony Horseman Riding Center, Hiawatha, Ks

  • May 30, 2015
    Using Natural Horsemanship for Better Barrel Horses - Session 3
    Performance horses often suffer because their riders don't understand what motivates them. Using Natural Horsemanship for Better Barrel Horses teaches you the skills you need to build communication, capability and confidence with your horse. As you learn to effectively direct your hires, he will learn to value your lead.
    Session 3-Teaching Your Horse the Pattern
    Auditing free for 4-H members
    10:00-12:00pm
    Location: Harmony Horseman Riding Center, Hiawatha, Ks

  • June 6, 2015-June 7, 2015
    Cow Clinic
    Hone your cow working skills with Tony and Jenny Vaught at the Cow Clinic. Develop a stronger connection with your horse as you apply principles of natural horsemanship to achieve bigger stops, sharper turns, speed control and confidence in cow working. The cow clinic location is a working Cow Ranch in north Kansas City in Trimble, Mo
    Jenny and Tony have long been competing in Ranch Horse events in cutting, roping, versatility etc wit cows. They both have won championships in ranch horse events. Jenny and Tony have studied under World Champion Leon Harrell; NCHA Hall of Famer, Doug Jordan; and Pat Parelli.
    Full deposit is needed for this clinic a week before the clinic. PayPal email is TJForthehorse@gmail.com. Payment can also be made through the Harmony Horseman web site

    Location
    Dennis and Edna Kenslow Ranch 8015 NE 198 St
    Trimble, Mo
    $150/day
    one time cow fee is $35
    audit fee $25/day
    Stalls / pens for overnight horses. .

  • June 26 1, 2015- June 28, 2015
    Horsemanship Camp
    Improve your horsemanship and relationship with your horse. Three days of learning with masters in horsemanship Tony and Jennifer Vaught including a special presentation, Life Lessons from Horses on how to apply principles of horsemanship to your spiritual life. Cost is $150/day
    9:30-4:30
    Location: Harmony Horseman Riding Center, Hiawatha, Ks

  • July 9th, 2015
    Thursday Night Group Riding Lessons
    6:15-8:15
    Joint instructor Jenny Vaught every other Thursday night in a 2 hour group riding lesson in a variety of exercises to improve and develop good horsemanship skills.

    In a spectrum of areas from gaiting to finesse, get the best learning at what you want and need to learn at your skill level! Whether you're a beginner equestrian or an experienced rider, learning from Jenny at group riding lessons will give you clarity and confidence. Let our expert guide you as you ride towards harmony.
    Location is Harmony Riding Center with a 200' by 120' indoor riding arena and pens for horses available.
    1858 220th St, Hiawatha, Ks
    $65

  • July 11, 2015 from 9:30-10:30 am
    Rider Biomechanics Cliic One-on-One - Register Now, Limited Availability
    Not know which part of your body should be doing what is incredibly frustrating. But the need to develop the delight ability to fully engage your horse takes more than a field guide. You need to know only what steps to take in training your body, but also in what order - so that eventually everything comes together in the right way.

    Join your instructor Matea Babcock, in a rider biomechanics clinic session developing you as a safe, confident and balanced rider. Each rider will receive 30 minutes of one-on-one coaching, as well as free auditing of the other participant's lessons.
    Cost is $30
    Location is Harmony Riding Center with a 200' by 120' indoor riding arena and pens for horses available.
    1858 220th St, Hiawatha, Ks

    July 23, 2015 - 6:15 - 8:15 pm
    Thursday Night Group Lesson
    Joint instructor Jenny Vaught every other Thursday night in a 2 hour group riding lesson in a variety of exercises to improve and develop good horsemanship skills.

    In a spectrum of areas from gaiting to finesse, get the best learning at what you want and need to learn at your skill level! Whether you're a beginner equestrian or an experienced rider, learning from Jenny at group riding lessons will give you clarity and confidence. Let our expert guide you as you ride towards harmony.
    Location is Harmony Riding Center with a 200' by 120' indoor riding arena and pens for horses available.
    1858 220th St, Hiawatha, Ks
    $65

    August 1, 2015 - 9:30 am to 11;30 am
    Thursday Morning Group Lesson
    Join instructor Jenny Vaught every other Thursday night in a 2 hour group riding lesson in a variety of exercises to improve and develop good horsemanship skills.

    In a spectrum of areas from gaiting to finesse, get the best learning at what you want and need to learn at your skill level! Whether you're a beginner equestrian or an experienced rider, learning from Jenny at group riding lessons will give you clarity and confidence. Let our expert guide you as you ride towards harmony.
    Location is Harmony Riding Center with a 200' by 120' indoor riding arena and pens for horses available.
    1858 220th St, Hiawatha, Ks
    $65

    August 6, 2015 6:15-8:15 pm
    Thursday Night Group Lesson
    Join instructor Jenny Vaught every other Thursday night in a 2 hour group riding lesson in a variety of exercises to improve and develop good horsemanship skills.

    In a spectrum of areas from gaiting to finesse, get the best learning at what you want and need to learn at your skill level! Whether you're a beginner equestrian or an experienced rider, learning from Jenny at group riding lessons will give you clarity and confidence. Let our expert guide you as you ride towards harmony.
    Location is Harmony Riding Center with a 200' by 120' indoor riding arena and pens for horses available.
    1858 220th St, Hiawatha, Ks
    $65

    $65

    August 15, 2015 9:30 am-11:30am
    Trail Obstacles Session
    Does your horse have trouble on the trail going over obstacles such as fallen logs or water crossings? Or maybe you want to learn the precision and body control you need to show on an obstacle course?

    Join Jenny Vaught in this trail obstacle session to increase your horse's confidence in negotiating obstacles at your lead with rhythm and fluidity. Whether you ride English or Western, enjoy dressage or trail riding. You will benefit from this practical trail obstacles session.
    NOTE: SESSION INCLUDES INSTRCTION ON HOW TO PREPARE YOURSELF AND YOUR HORSE FOR TRAIL CLASSES.
    Cosst is $65
    Location is Harmony Riding Center with a 200' by 120' indoor riding arena and pens for horses available.
    1858 220th St, Hiawatha, Ks
    $65

    
    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.

    Tony Vaught with his 30+ years of being a farrier is now a student of Jim Crew Healthy Stride Farrier of the Key to Fluid Movement. Healthy Stride is specialized trimming and shoeing for problematic lame horses as well as keeping your healthy horse well balanced. Jim Crew works with Olympic contenders, high level dressage and western performance horses. Jim and Tony are Linda Parelli's farriers. Tony is taking on more horses in his farrier work. Call for an appointment for your horse. Tony trims and shoes horses in the Kansas City, St. Louis and Springfield area. 417-399-9605

    Standing Missouri Fox Trotter Champagne Breeding Stallion

    "Pride's Traveling John John


    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.
    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 will soon be standing at Harmony Horseman Riding Center in Hiawath, Ks Make an appointment to meet him!
    This will be his last year as a stallion.