September 22, 2014

Ranchette Veley Equestrian Center Horse Show One Busy Day!! The September 20th Ranchette Veley Equestrian Center Horse Show was very well attended. The weather was beautiful and the day went smoothly. St. George, Utah has some of the best riders anywhere!! I am so proud of how hard everyone worked to make the day a huge success!! To all the riders who gave it their all: Ty, Gigi, Cierra, Amber, Denise, Rylee, Nettie, Madison, Angelina, Haley, Natalia, Saran, Ella Sophia, Angela, Sophia and Susan - way to go!! Special thanks to Volunteers Cierra Tischler and boyfriend Jory (you're so hired!!), Amber Foster, Nancy Auestad, Julie Castro and all the parents who pitched in wherever they could!! And special thanks to Judge Frank Callagee for his usual cheerful candor and words of wisdom. Thank you, too, to everyone who brought me flowers, cards, books and pictures because of losing Lady, one of our beloved and greatly missed lesson horses. I appreciate the concern and support so much. Results from the show are as follows: Dressage Intro A 1st Place Amber Foster and Mijn Genezer 70.200%. 2nd Place Susan Lundgreen and Sonny 59.100%. Intro C 1st Place Cierra Tischler and Red 69.500%. First Level Test 1 1st Place Amber Foster and Worth the Wait 72.300%. Trail 1st Place Division A: Angelina Langston and Red. 2nd Place Tie: Ty, Gigi, Denise, Rylee, Nettie, Madison, Haley, Natalia, Saran, Ella Sophia, Angela and Sophia! Trail 1st Place Division B: Cierra Tischler and Red. 2nd Place: Amber Foster and Mijn Genezer. Walk-Trot Pattern Class 1st Place: Denise Langston and Serious Mr. M. 2nd Place: Angela Gao and Worth the Wait. 3rd Place Tie: Nettie Keeler and Serious Mr. M, Ella Sophia Dunford and Red, Rylee and Serious Mr. M. Walk-Trot Group Class 1st Place: Amber Foster and Mijn Genezer. 2nd Place: Cierra Tischler and Red. 3rd Place Tie: Angelina Langston and Serious Mr. M, Angela Gao and Worth the Wait. Walk-Trot Canter 1st Place: Cierra Tischler and Red. 2nd Place: Amber Foster and Worth the Wait. Can't wait until our Spring Show!! (And your next lesson!!)

August 2, 2014

Gail B. Veley named Instructor of the Month by ARIA The American Riding Instructor's Association (ARIA) has selected me as their Instructor of the Month for August. ARIA is a highly acclaimed organization that certifies individuals based on knowledge, safety and integrity. I feel honored to be part of such a valued organization and hope more students find their way to The Ranchette Veley Equestrian Center. Please call or text me at 435/231-0127 to schedule a lesson. Thank you!

June 30, 2014

September 13th, 2014 Ranchette Veley Equestrian Center Horse Show Join us for our fall horse show on September 13th, 2014. There are literally classes for everyone and every level of riding. Please e-mail Gail for a copy of the show bill. Thanks! We are going to have a great day!!

June 5, 2014

Horse Camp May 2014 May 27th - 30th was the first horse camp of this summer at The Ranchette Veley Equestrian Center. We had a ball and spent our days not only taking lessons, but listening to guest speakers, going on fun field trips and learning some of the "ins" and "outs" of horse ownership through our horsemanship sessions. Ty, Marla, Nettie, Ella Sophia, Gigi, Amber and Chad - way to go!! Special Thanks to: Guest Speaker Cierra Tischler: How Horses Have Shaped and Changed my Life. Guest Speaker Pat Dalpaiz: The Seven Games for Horses/Natural Horsemanship. Guest Speaker Jerry Vonkaenal: The Importance of Hoof Care and Proper Shoeing. Gold Diamond Ranch owner Stacy for her insightful tour and breeding talk. Volunteers Susan Lundgreen and Jennifer DeForest for their invaluable awesome help! Another camp is being held near the end of July. Please e-mail me if you would like to come or call 435/231-0127.

May 11, 2014

Horse Camp and Riding Lessons at the Ranchette Veley Equestrian Center Horse Camp is coming up fast at the end of May. Be sure to either sign up, or place yourself on the Informed List (for future camps) by e-mailing Gail Veley at Summer riding lessons are another great way to enjoy horses this summer! Come try a few and find out why so many people LOVE horses and riding!! Call Gail at 435/231-0127 today.

April 12, 2014

Horse Day Camp The Ranchette Veley Equestrian Center is offering it's first of several Horse Day Camps this summer! Monday May 26th - Thursday May 29th is the first one. We will be riding, learning all facets of horse ownership and learning and growing as horse people! Cost is only $50 per day or $175 for all four days. This is always a life-changing experience! Please e-mail me at or call 435/231-0127 for a registration form. Look forward to seeing you at Horse Camp!

March 7, 2014

Lessons are in full swing at The Ranchette Veley Equestrian Center only 20 minutes from St. George, UT. We now have a new phone number: 435/231-0127. Feel free to call to inquire about lessons. (I will soon be making a waiting list so don't delay!)

January 28, 2014

Include Horses in Your Life in 2014 Make sure 2014 includes time to learn to ride, or brush up on your skills. The Ranchette Veley Equestrian Center near St. George, UT is the premiere English riding lesson facility in southwest Utah. We offer board starting at only $275, training and lessons and have both an indoor and outdoor riding arena with excellent footing. For those without a horse we have school horses and all the equipment necessary. Give Gail a call right now at 803-257-0052. Look forward to hearing from you!!

January 4, 2014

Start your new year off right with riding lessons at The Ranchette Veley Equestrian Center! This New Year's Special is good through January 31st - one private lesson for only $25. Please e-mail or call or text 803-257-0052.