Going Riding!
November 26, 2020

Horses, hay bales and fun, oh my! Have you ever gone to a new place and wondered what activities there are to do? You don’t have to look too far as Ridge Creek Ranch in Lac Du Bonnet is open for business!

As Mike and Nicole, owners and founders of Ridge Creek Ranch, realized that there is a big gap for the tourism industry in and around the Lac Du Bonnet area, they kick started their dream to open up a ranch. They currently offer equestrian services including but not limited to; board, training, riding lessons, pony rides for birthday parties or community events, horse drawn services like wagon/carriage rides, movies, weddings, family fun and more! The new goal is to grow their company enough to offer trail rides for larger groups as well as adding on a petting zoo so everyone of all ages can enjoy their day at the ranch!

One of Ridge Creek Ranch’s horses in an event

As with all new ventures, it presents some challenges as well. Their most prominent challenge has been trying to expand and grow. They have funded their company entirely, which can allow for some challenges in itself when it comes to marketing, and jobs alike. However, Mike and Nicole have been able to use local contractors, and also purchase supplies locally. With trial and error, Ridge Creek Ranch continues to succeed on many levels.

Ridge Creek Ranch has accomplished many large milestones since opening. These include acquiring the largest pony company after the previous owners retired and getting their onsite facility ready for the public. The next milestone in tow is to obtain the necessary equipment to provide equine therapy for both horses, and people. With these milestones, jobs will be created, and more recognition of Ridge Creek Ranch will be able to happen with the help of North Forge East. North Forge East is dedicated to helping all start-up companies with right support at right time. For Mike and Nicole, the founders of Ridge Creek Ranch, North Forge East is helping the team to develop the go to market strategy, build their website to be more user friendly as well as mobile and desktop compatible.

Ridge Creek Ranch invites people from all over to come visit the ranch, and explore the surrounding areas in which they reside in. You will not be disappointed with the array of different services they offer.

For all things Ridge Creek Ranch, please visit their website at http://rcranch.ca/ or contact them directly at ridgecreek@outlook.com or at

For all things North Forge East, and how to apply, please refer to our website at https://www.northforgeeast.ca/.

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