TRAINING & BREEDING QUALITY ROCKY MOUNTAIN HORSES
4/ 12 -14/ 19: Midwest horse fair is approaching! Come see our stallions and mares perform!
2/ 28/ 19: Colts for the 2019 season are getting started! Some seasoned trail horses ready soon!
4/ 26-28/ 19: Minnesota Horse Expo is the premier place to view different horse breeds! Come meet us!
Our goals are to produce hand selected Rocky Mountain Horses that are true to the foundations of the breed and train for the purest of gait.
"She’s a joy to ride, never refuses a challenge, and continues to impress us all with her great heart and her never-quit attitude."
Some photos on this page are by Alyssa Smolen Photography
"...finally seeing a smile on (my daughter's ) face and to recognize the boost in her confidence level..."
"discovering that horses and humans truly can become one in the saddle."
Correctness, Square Gait, Gentleness, Intelligence, Foundation
The Rocky Mountain Horse at R Squared Ranch
Focused on the promotion, education and breeding of this rare gaited horse
The Rocky Mountain Horse Breed Standard states: "a Horse having a medium height, a broad chest, an ambling four-beat gait, a gentle temperament and a solid body color.”
The oral history of the Rocky Mountain horse is said to be derived from Jennet or Spanish blood, this is different than most other gaited horse breeds that are the most popular in the USA today. Click here to read more about their origins
R2 is family owned and operated. We love our horses like we love our family.
R2 Ranch is plotted along beautiful Wisconsin farmland just about an hour northeast from the twin cities and surrounding metro/ MSP airport