Current Events

Our first annual Barn Raising Banquet!

If you plan to raise hope and restore lives with us on August 6th, please RSVP here today!!

Horse Power! Charity Car Show to Benefit Shepherd Youth Ranch

*** NEW DATE *** Sunday, June 24, 2018 from 2-6pm *** NEW DATE ***


Horse Power! is the European car community’s show of support for families and children suffering from autism, mental health challenges, trauma, and abuse.

All makes and models are welcome. Offer a minimum $25 donation to Shepherd Youth Ranch to show your support and your car! “People’s Choice” trophies given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. All entrants will receive a free “swag bag” to celebrate the day. Invite your family and friends to see some outstanding performance cars and benefit the ranch. Food Truck!

Bimmer Performance Center
3200 Spottswood Street
Suite 102
Raleigh, NC 27615

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We invite you to a polo tournament benefiting Shepherd Youth Ranch

February 3, 2018 4-8pm

Tables of 12 are provided for attendees to fill with friends, decorate, and tailgate with their favorite dishes and spirited concoctions while watching an exciting polo tournament and listening to our live band! Join in the fun and frivolity by purchasing tickets today!

Request your invitation by emailing

Hosts: Howard and Leigh Longino, Ethan and Karin Drum, Ty and Amy Thomas, Morgan Jones, Doug and Geri Bickers, Sandra Harris, Missy Farrel, Jim & Carolyn Hriso, Chris & Jenny Cimino, Jason and Ashley Boswell

We invite you to a join us for a Homecoming Campaign & Celebration!

November 3, 2017 5-7pm

Join us at the ranch as we celebrate a FULL YEAR at our beautiful and bountiful new home!

For more details, check out our Facebook event

Distinguished Riders

Our 2017 Distinguished Riders sessions are now open for registration!

These 30 minute therapeutic riding sessions are especially designed for children with Autism and other sensory disorders. Thanks to the generosity of Crossroads Fellowship’s community partners program, our sessions are FREE in 2017! Sign-ups are first come, first serve, so check your calendar and sign up ASAP.

Sessions will be help at 10:00 a.m, 10:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on the following dates:
  • Spring sessions: CLOSED
  • Fall sessions: CLOSED

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