Ranch horses have a heritage of performance using their skills in working cattle and being versatile horses on the ranch. Those skills are now shown in the arena through classes of Working Cow Horse, Reining, Boxing, Cutting, Roping, Trail and Riding. A ranch horse is typically a western bred horse with the breeding and heritage going back to the great ranches of the USA. They are similar skills to what ranches or farms have used across the world since cattle management began.
These are horses are shown both in and outside of arenas to demonstrate their tremendous skills. They are a forward working horse with a natural headset and flow to their movement. Their presentation is natural with no artificial manes or tails. A ranch horse is ready to go and do a days work. It moves in such a way that is willing, forward moving and enjoyable to ride.