Y Knot Ranch of Jacksonville


The Horses At Y Knot Ranch

"Stella" Stellar Design 

Stella is a 15.2 5hh year old Warmblood mare who is our newest addition to the barn, we have recently started her under saddle and over fences and are hoping to be showing her next show season. Stella will eventually graduate into a part of our lesson program but is still under training. 
Owner: Y Knot Ranch

"Sundae" Butterscotch Topping 

Sundae is a 15hh, 16 year old APHA mare who has been recently re-started under saddle, and is being trained using Clinton Anderson methods. Sundae has a history of reining training, and we are hoping to start putting show miles on her within the next two show seasons. She responds to mainly seat, and is an outstandingly intelligent horse who catches on quickly.  Y Knot Ranch looks forward to what this mare has in store.

"Oakley" Dust Gets In My Eyes

For Show Lease

Oakley is a 16.1 hand 10 year old APHA gelding that has been professionally trained in western pleasure and shown very successfully in breed shows. He is a very "point and shoot" kind of horse that knows his job. Easy to handle and makes everyone look like a pro. You cant lose with this guy!

Owner: Y Knot Ranch

"Jazz" Krimps Midnight Beauty 

Currently Leased

Jazz is a 16 hand 13 year old APHA mare. She was trained with Parelli and Clinton Anderson's techniques. She excels in jumpers, and is currently doing 3ft. courses. She is very laid back and definitely has a personality of her own. Walk, trot, canter with just sound commands. She is used as one of our lesson horses for intermediate to advanced riders, and is one of our summer camp horses. Half lease is available. If you are interested in leasing her just give us a call.

Owner: Y Knot Ranch 

"Clay" Barclusion

Currently Leased

Clay is a 13 year old 15.2 hand AQHA gelding. He is quite the show horse, and does a very good job at making it "look easy". Clay can do both Western and English and has some of the smoothest gaits you can ask for. Very push button and easy going. Truly one of a kind. 

Owner: Y Knot Ranch

"Dean" Lucks Time Two Shine

For Lease

Dean is a 17 year old 17 hand AQHA gelding. He can do Western pleasure, English pleasure, Dressage and Hunter/jumper. He is used in some of our intermediate to advanced lessons. Don't let his height fool you, Dean is a gentle giant.

Owner: Y Knot Ranch

"Sadie" Faylene's Fancy Pants

For Lease

Sadie is a 13 year old 13.3 hand chestnut Haflinger mare. She is one of our beginner to intermediate lesson horses and doesn't have a mean bone in her body. She is very English, but can do some training level Dressage also with a little practice. Sadie is very smart and fun to ride and will be a wonderful trainer for many kids to come. 

Owner: Y Knot Ranch

"Vice" PK Vice Versary

Vice is a 3 year old 16 hand Friesian Sport horse. He is our Dressage/Jumper prospect. Currently being started with Clinton Anderson fundamentals and coming along very nicely on the ground. With his impeccable pedigree and quite the mover, we have high hopes for this young fellow. He has a bright future ahead of him, and we can"t wait to see how far he goes. The last photo is of Vice's sire, Keegan. 

Owner: Y Knot Ranch

"Cash" Ima Legal Tender


Cash is a triple registered 10 year old buckskin AQHA gelding. He is royally bred for halter and has preformed in countless shows putting a lot of points on his record. Cash was started under saddle a year ago and has progressed very nicely under saddle. Has a solid WTC and knows his leads. Always places high. Cash is currently being used for advanced lessons and will continue to be shown until sold. $6500

"Sven" Worth Melting For


Sven is a 5 year old 11 hand welsh pony. He has been shown in halter, showmanship, english pleasure and equitation successfully. Started over fences. Would make a great kids pony with more miles. Currently for sale and will continue to be shown until sold. $1500

Owner: Y Knot Ranch

"Sunni" Slick Bar Lena

Sunni is a 14.1 hand 18 year old APHA mare. She is a wonderful english pleasure and hunter/jumper pony. We use her for our beginner to intermediate lessons and our horse camps. She has been to countless shows with a "been there, done that" attitude. 

Owner: Grace Renner

"Godiva" Slick Storm

Godiva is a 12 year old 16 hand Rocky Mountain Horse mare. Godiva is a "been there, done that" kind of horse. Nothing phases her which makes her an awesome show horse and an even more awesome trail horse.  Godiva is used in our lesson program for beginner to intermediate riders and has also been used in therapeutic riding programs.

Owner: Ray Lykins


Magnum is an 12 year old 15.1 hand liver chestnut Rocky Mountain gelding. He has a wonderful disposition and beautiful gaits. He definitely has the most beautiful mane at the ranch. Magnum is gaited but can go english or western. He is used as a lesson horse for intermediate riders.

Owner: Ray Lykins


Trigger is a 33 in. 28 year old mini stallion. He was given to the Ranch 13 years ago as an untouched 13 year old. After 6 months of training he became the ranch favorite. he now steals the heart of everyone that meets him. He is as BOMBPROOF as they come. Trigger is used for all the kids to love on at the birthday parties now that he is happily retired.

Owner: Y Knot Ranch

Sold Horses

Zacchaeus aka Zach 

 Zach is a 4 year old miniature horse gelding. He is currently being trained by his owner, Pam, to be a service horse for children with special needs. Zach and Pam have been to many events and will soon be going to hospitals to help children who need uplifting through their illnesses and hard times. He is such a gentleman for his age and knows how to touch kids hearts! For more information on Zach and what he does please visit http://www.roundpenranch.com/

Owner: Pam Dent

"Cricket" Dan Dee Hotrodder Babe


In memory of Cricket, our 15 hand 6 year old appaloosa mare. March 17th, 2003- August 21st, 2009 due to colic. RIP Cricket.