The interconnection between individuals and animals provides benefits on a physical, emotional and spiritual level. Our dream is for our Ranch to provide a serene and caring environment where one can take a break from the busy day-to-day world to "pause and reflect".
Meet Our Partners


 
Here at Paws For Reflection Ranch, our animals are treated as equal partners. They receive excellent care and are provided opportunities for enrichment. Help us maintain this high standard of care for our partners.

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 Toro Registered Quarter Horse
Bay Gelding
16.0 HH  |  975lbs
Born May 17, 1984

Toro is quite the control freak in the herd, though he's becoming more easy-going as he ages. He prefers mud over bubbles when it comes to baths. The camera loves him and he loves the camera!










Tristen


Hanoverian 
Gray Gelding
16.2 HH |  1100lbs
Born December 14, 1998

Tristen absolutely loves to jump!! He loves the free feeling he gets while cantering on the cross country course. He loves to make new horse friends but his best buddy is Charlie who looks pretty similar to him! He loves people and is always happy to bring a smile to your face!





                                       

Tandy                   
Haflinger
Palomino Gelding
14.2 HH  | 1000 lbs
Born 2005

Tandy joined our ranch family in June of 2014. Tandy's prior home was in Amish country, where his job was pulling a cart. This guy is not only handsome and strong, but smart as a whip. He loves treats and will surely charm you into giving him some.









Olyvia
Paint Mare
14.1 HH  |  800lbs
Born February 21, 2010

Olyvia is one incredibly precious animal. Although she cannot see, she illuminates the pasture with her purity and innocence. She may be the baby of the herd, but she fills the hearts of those that meet her with joy!
"Give a blind horse a chance to live and it will show you just how much you can enjoy life"








 Cherokee
Registered Quarter Horse
Paint Gelding
16.0 HH  |  1000lbs
Born February 2, 2001

Cherokee, as the head of our herd, has all the qualities of a strong leader. He is noble and wise, and fancies himself to be quite a ladies man. He is a great ride, and would love to show you around the Ranch!









Ranger

Quarter Pony
Sorrel with White Blaze
14.0 HH |  930lbs
Born February 2008

Ranger has a calm disposition and is a brave young guy. Ranger loves people and after he gets to know you, you have a friend for life. 
                              
 



Bully

Appendix
Chestnut Gelding
16.2 HH| 1200lbs 

Bully joined our ranch family in January of 2014. He had a short career as a racehorse and raced under the name Genuine Bull. Bully went on to become very successful at dressage and jumping. Bully is a kind and curious horse and has never met a stranger.








Rex
Standard Bred/Percheron Cross
Black Gelding
15 HH

Rex c
ame to work with us in October of 2014. Rex previously pulled a cart for an Amish family in Ohio. Even though his new job has been a big change for him, he fit right in on the first day. Rex is gentle and very smart. He is very curious and doesn't miss a thing that happens around the ranch.

    





Thunder
Percheron
Paint Gelding

17.2 HH /1500 lbs
Born March 1, 2005

Thunder began working with us in April of 2015.He is a gentle giant with a heart of gold. 









                            

Tucker
Miniature Horse
Silver Dappled Gelding
29" tall  |  145lbs
Born April 18, 2007

Tucker may be small, but he has a huge heart. His baby blue eyes can look straight into your soul - making him a wonderful buddy to talk to. He has a passion for jumping and would love to show you!

   








Jesse James
Miniature Horse

Paint Gelding
28" tall  |  135lbs
Born June 30, 2007

Jesse James was born to be a Rock Star. Check out that mane! When he's not singing and dancing around the pasture, you can find him snacking on hay and peppermint treats.




 

 



Sadie Jo

Lab/Border Collie Mix
Born June 15, 2007

Sadie Jo loves being the top dog at the Ranch. If you can't find her running as fast as a bullet around our 15-acres, you can find her playing in a water hose (she's a huge help when cleaning out the horse trough!). She loves to perform on her agility course for visitors at the Ranch.










Maggie
Border Collie/Great Pyrenees Mix
Born March 23, 2011

Maggie is a therapy dog in training. She loves to come to "work" at the Ranch to put those herding instincts into practice. When she's not playing with Ellie Mae, you can find her snacking on sweet potato treats or running around on the dog agility course.











Austin
Australian Sheep Dog
Born January, 2013

Austin is a sweet, lovable guy that enjoys running, snuggling, and riding in the car. He is always ready to give affection and play. Austin came to us from the wonderful folks at D.A.S.H. Dog Rescue.












Ellie Mae
Miniature Pot-Bellied Pig
Born April 12, 2012

Ellie Mae may be a pig, but she thinks and acts much more like one of the Ranch dogs. Ellie Mae is very smart and knows many basic commands (Sit & Spin are her favorites). Of course, she will do just about anything for a Cheerio!












Jethro
Miniature Pot-Bellied Pig
Born July 2012

Jethro has a sweet temperament and loves to snack! He also enjoys scratches under his chin and strolling along the natural trail.













Annie

Boer Goat
Born May4, 2014

Annie is a clever girl and a talented escape artist! She was donated to the ranch by Brittany Horton, who raised and showed Annie for FFA. Annie enjoys being around people and will lean into to you and ask for pets and scratches.










Dasher "Dash"

Nigerian Dwarf Goat
Born 10/31/14


Dasher loves attention and always looks forward to greeting visitors. He enjoys jumping, pouncing and leaping and chasing Rudy around the tree house.








Rudolph "Rudy"

Nigerian Dwarf Goat
Born 11/14/14

Rudy is very sweet and likes to be held and pet. Like Dasher, he was bottle fed and really enjoys affection from people. His favorite pastimes include munching on hay and playing King of the Hill with Rudy.









               

Wrangler
House Cat
Born July 4, 2007

Wrangler officially welcomes each visitor to the Ranch and requests only a belly rub for admission. He loves to wear his bandana because he knows it complements his handsome gray coat. While purring loudly, he will proudly escort guests around "his" house.





                                                      

Frannie
Barn Cat
Born May 12, 2009

When she isn't snuggling with her boyfriend Sundance, Frannie is often quietly patrolling the barn. She may take a few afternoon naps, but takes her job quite seriously. In her off time, she loves to explore outside and take the time to smell the roses.












Branson
Barn Cat
Born September 28, 2008

Branson is the official barn greeter and will loudly welcome all who visit. He loves tummy rubs and a good roll in the hay. He also keeps things lively during barn chores, participating in all activities throughout the barn
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Phoebe
African Pygmy Hedgehog
 

Phoebe is a friendly little girl 
and enjoys meeting new people.
If you look in her barn/house and can't find her, she might be sleeping under
her bed!   She loves playing with her paper tube by putting it on her head and walking around.










Wyatt
Chinchilla
Born January 16, 2012

Wyatt, also nocturnal, spends most of his days snoozing in his log cabin. With all of that rest during the day, his nights are filled with energy. In the evening, you can find him leaping and swinging from level to level as he parties the night away!











Dusty

C
hinchilla

Dusty is a social little guy. He loves attention and being held.

            









Louie
Dwarf rabbit
Born November 2012
  

Louie is a special ambassador for the ranch.  Born with 
only his left ear, Louie 
proves that no matter your abilities, you are an important and valued member of the ranch team.



                
                                                                     

                                                    

Roger
Dwarf rabbit
Born November 2012

Like his brother Louie, Roger has only one ear. Roger was born with only his right ear. Roger is a very active rabbit and he loves to dig. He is very curious and enjoys playing with toys.











Phillip
Holland Lop
Born January 2016

Phillip has been a great addition to our animal partner team.  He is very popular with those cute floppy ears, very friendly and interactive with all. He was re-homed to us by a wonderful family in Waxahachie when they unfortunately learned their son was allergic to Phillip.  He is enjoying his new life at Paws for Reflection Ranch.











Sheldon
Russian Tortoise
Born March 29, 2012

Sheldon loves to climb within his enclosure as he explores his "desert" oasis. Meal time is his favorite part of every day. He always looks forward to the fresh goodies in his bowl!









  

Finnegan
Betta Fish

Born February 1

Finnegan is a Betta Fish, also known as a Siamese Fighting Fish. But our Finn is a lover, not a fighter! He loves to greet you at the window and keep you company as you wait to use the restroom
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Click below to see the cute and silly antics of our Ranch partners

Animal Antics



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