Code of Conduct/Rules

Willow & Wolf Ranch Conduct Guidelines and Policies

Willow & Wolf Ranch is dedicated to providing a safe and aesthetically pleasing equine training environment. To sustain this, we've implemented guidelines that enforce proper etiquette and essential rules for all individuals on the ranch, including guests, boarders, trainers, and staff. These rules are subject to change at the discretion of the ranch to maintain the welfare and harmony of our community.

General Conduct

  • All visitors must sign a Guest Liability Release upon arrival or via a digital link before visiting the ranch.
  • The ranch is private property. Entry without an invitation and a signed release is considered trespassing, and offenders may be removed.
  • Parents or guardians must sign releases for minors and themselves.
  • The speed limit on the ranch is a strict 5 MPH.
  • Parking is restricted to designated areas along fence lines.
  • Dogs or other pets are not permitted on the ranch.
  • Wash racks are for bathing purposes only; groom in groom bays.
  • Minors require adult supervision at all times.
  • Smoking, vaping, and drug use are strictly forbidden.
  • Helmets must be worn by all riders without exception.
  • Open flames, candles and personal heaters are not allowed.
  • Firearms and weapons of any kind are strictly prohibited.

Facility Maintenance

  • Store grain and supplements in rodent-proof containers in designated areas.
  • Dispose of food waste in sealed bins.
  • Conserve water and ensure taps are turned off after use.

Community Conduct

  • Foster a supportive and friendly atmosphere.
  • Respect fellow boarders, staff, and property, including on social media.
  • Do not use or borrow without the owner’s permission.

Facility Access

  • Residential areas are off-limits unless expressly invited.
  • Restricted areas include all private dwellings, the hay barn (except for restroom use), the upper barn, and the manure and equipment storage areas.
  • Dumpsters are for staff use only; no external garbage is permitted.
  • Keep restrooms clean and only flush provided toilet paper (septics are temperamental).

Arena Etiquette

  • Arenas are for riding only, not for turnout activities.
  • Tidy up after your horse, including gear and manure removal.

Emergency Procedures

  • Stay calm and act promptly in emergencies.
  • Assess safety before aiding others and call 911.
  • Notify staff and guide emergency personnel from the main gate.

Fire and Wildlife Emergencies

  • Act immediately if you detect smoke or fire and notify staff after calling 911.
  • In snake encounters, alert staff without engaging with the wildlife.

COVID-19 Protocols

  • Masks are at your discretion while on the premises.
  • Stay home if symptomatic and inform the ranch of any potential exposure.
  • Practice hand hygiene and maintain social distancing.

Willow & Wolf Ranch reserves the right to update these guidelines as needed. The most current version will be available online and posted within the barn.