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NSH Results

National Show Horse results: Arabian Country English Pleasure Driving: Champion, Ames Inspiration and Dick Ames. Arabian Country Pleasure Driving ATD, Champion, Ames Inspiration and Dick Ames. Arabian English Pleasure ATD Stake, Champion, Nobelistic CRF and Josh Shino. HA/AA Country English Pleasure, 2nd, Toi Fabulous and Josh Shino. Arabian Country English Pleasure ATR, Champion, Noble Lad […]

2017 Youth Contenders

Cedar Ridge Arabians presents their 2017 Youth Contenders …

CRA Online Auction


Rest in Peace Matoi

Matoi (June 7, 1986 – May 18, 2016)   It is with great sadness in our hearts that we announce the passing of the immortal Matoi (Zodiac Matador+ x Toi Ellenai), who left us today, just shy of 30 years. Bred by Pinnacle Arabians, Matoi became the foundation sire of Cedar Ridge Arabians the day he […]

2016 Scottsdale Horse Show Results – Cedar Ridge Arabians and Ames Reining

2016 Scottsdale Show Results Cedar Ridge Horses: *Arabian Country English Pleasure Open:-1st Noble Supreme CRF with Leah Beth Golladay. *HA/AA Reining Futurity Classic 1st go- Wheres Wanda RA with Brian Welman. *Arabian Reining Horse AATR 60 and Over… 3rd-TA Mozart and Dick Ames *Arabian Reining Horse AAOTR, 60 & Over 1st TA Mozart and Dick […]

Scottsdale Horse Show Results – Ames Family Members

Scottsdale Show Results Cedar Ridge Family: Arabian English Pleasure JTR 18 & Under: 6th Sophia Handel and Essence of Destiny. *Arabian Country English Pleasure JOTR 14 & Under:6th Hadley Ames and Ames Inspiration. *Arabian Country English Pleasure Select Rider JTR 14 & Under: 4th Hadley Ames and Ames Inspiration.… *Arabian English Pleasure JOTR 18 & […]

Scottsdale Horse Show Results -Cedar Ridge or Ames Reining bred horses

Scottsdale Show Results CRA or Ames Reining Bred Horses: *HA/AA Reining Horse JTR 15-18: 2nd place, Dun With Style RA and Abbey Weiss *Arabian Reining Horse JTR 15-18:2nd place, All Maxed Out RA Owned by Cotton McNutt ridden by Amanda Burns. *Western Horsemanship AATR 19-49:4th place, All Maxed Out RA with Cotton McNutt. *Arabian Reining […]

Scottsdale Horse Show Results – Golladay Training

Scottsdale Show Golladay Training *Arabian English Pleasure JTR 18& Under: 9th, Tie Dye and Caelen Caspers. … *HA/AA Country English Pleasure JTR 15-18: 5th Shock And Awe with Lana Trautman. *Arabian Country English Pleasure JOTR 14 & Under: 4th, Double Oh Sevenn and Alexa Tiziani. *Saddle Seat Equitation JTR 15-18: 8th, Shock And Awe and […]

Happenings at Cedar Ridge Arabians

Well Winter is upon us and that means many things.  It is cold out,  Snow will come and the roads will be slippery.  Winter also means that the babies will be coming.  Cedar Ridge had a colt and a filly born on Saturday and the wee hours of Sunday.  (Pictures will come soon).  Winter also […]

Ames Percherons Take Denver by Storm

We at Cedar Ridge would like to congratulate Ames Percheron Farm for an amazing show in Denver this past weekend.  The won the 6 horse and 8 horse Championship.  Way to go

Ames Mirage

Ames Mirage Brass x Afire Inmy Eyes 1996 to 2015 Producer of National, Regional, and Class A Champions, Ames Mirage was loved and cared for her entire life by Cedar Ridge Arabians. She and her foals blessed us with many great memories. She will be forever missed by all of us.

2015 – 2016 Foals

2015 - 2016 Foals

Cedar Ridge Arabians … A Tradition Of Excellence

A tradition of excellence with over 40 years of producing National and Regional Champions. For your next Champion look to Cedar Ridge! Contact Mike Brennan, Breeding Manager 612-202-6985

Breeding National Winners For Over 40 Years!

2014 Leading Breeders of National English Champions and Reserves AMES CELEBRATION Canadian National Champion Arabian English Pleasure Canadian National Champion Arabian English Pleasure AAOTR 19-39 U.S. National Reserve Champion Arabian English Pleasure AAOTR 19-39 AMES INSPIRATION U.S. National Reserve Champion Arabian Country English Pleasure AAOTR 36-54 NOBLE BEY CRF Canadian National Champion Arabian English Pleasure […]

Congratulations Dick

We would like to congratulate Dick Ames on receiving the honor of being MN Horseperson of the 2015.  Dick received his award at the Annual Minnesota Horse Council Banquet on January 17th.  His photo will be added to the hall of fame at the Lee and Rose Warner Coliseum in St Paul during the 2015 […]

Happy New Year

Plan a visit to the facility and see the stunning Polish mare Perfirka. (Gazal Al Shaqab x Perforacja by Ernal to Pentoda by *Bandos) Call 952-492-6590 to schedule your visit. 20335 Sawmill Road, Jordan, MN 55352 10805 N. 85th Place, Scottsdale, Arizona 85260

Breeding National Winners For Over 40 Years

Breeding National Winners For Over 40 Years Visit our website to find your next champion! Mike Brennan, Breeding Manager 612-202-6985

Cedar Ridge is the farm to visit!

Looking for your next broodmare to produce an English baby, a young prospect, or a finished horse that is ready to wear roses? Cedar Ridge is the farm to visit! Contact Leah at 515-520-7604 •

2014 Scottsdale Highlights

2014 Scottsdale News Cedar Ridge-bred Arabians take 6 Championships, 2 Reserves and 20 Top Ten Awards! All Maxed Out RA Wins Reining Futurity 8 Ames-bred Reiners slide to Glory at Scottsdale! Cedar Ridge Arabians Bring Home The Gold In 11 Divisions at Scottsdale! MSU Afire Blazon Champion Arabian English JTR 15-18 with Allie Cederberg Shock […]

Arabian Reining Breeders Classic

Check out this exciting new futurity! Arabian Reining Breeders Classic Futurities for Arabian and Half-Arabian Reining Horses PressRelease

Cedar Ridge bred horses at the 2014 Scottsdale Arabian Show

Cedar Ridge bred horses at the 2014 Scottsdale Show

A Stellar and Diverse Winning Record at the 2014 Scottsdale Show

  At the 2014 Scottsdale Show the Cedar Ridge and Ames-bred Arabians and half-Arabians did exceptionally well. Among the 19 successfully shown horses, there were trophies or ribbons acquired in 11 major performance divisions and in Halter. Although there were a great many thrilling and emotional victories for these horses and their owners and handlers […]

Cedar Ridge Arabians Welcomes ROL Divine Style For The 2014 Breeding Season

  (Afire Bey V x IXL Miss Firefly) 2X U.S. Reserve National Champion and Scottsdale Unanimous Champion AEPA Enrolled Sire Owned by: Delsan Arabians, LLC For breeding information, contact: Mike Brennan 952-492-2537 or 612-202-6985

AHT On The Road – CRA 2013 Foals

Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m. CDT Join the Ames Family and their staff in viewing what they feel is their best foal crop yet! CLICK HERE:

Sales Horse Presentation LIVE!

Cedar Ridge Arabians LIVE Sales Horse Presentation. CLICK HERE to view video.

2013 Region 10 Show Results

2013 Region 10 Results 16 Champions & 7 Reserves!!!! Ames Distinguished & Moriah Fischer Reserve Champion Arabian Country Pleasure AATR & AAOTR 19-39 Ames Celebration & Kara Larson Unanimous Champion Arabian English Pleasure ATR & Top 5 AAOTR Brass Starr & Dick Ames Champion Arabian Pleasure Driving ATD CW Knoxville Rush & Emme Moore Unanimous Champion […]

Join Our Team!

Join Our Team! Riding Lesson Instructor Cedar Ridge Arabians is looking for an additional riding lesson instructor to assist in a very large riding club program. For more information, contact: Leah Boyd cell 515-520-7604 •

Reining Horses Available For Purchase

Slide Into Your Next Money Winner! Offering You A Select Group Of Winning Reiners And Great Prospects. Name    Sire x Dam    Color/Sex    Year 5-Year-Olds Gone N Dunit RA    Brennas Golden Dunit x Marliera    Grey Gelding    2008 4-Year-Olds Dun With Style RA    Brennas Golden Dunit x Minding Ps And Qs    Bay Gelding    2009 Maxeen RA    HH […]

TA Mozart Joins Ames Reining Horses

Thank you to Kimberly Tillman and John O’Hara for

Congratulations Haras JM

Cedar Ridge Arabians & Arabians International Congratulate Haras JM on the purchase of Sir Marwan. Special Thanks to Sandro Pinha for his assistance in this sale, and to Andy Sellman for the guidance and presentation of this colt throughout the start of his career. We are proud you have chosen to include him in your […]

Scottsdale 2013

  Good Luck to all of our contenders at Scottsdale! Emily Pate with RJ Ames Allie Cederberg with MSU Afire Blazon Toni Dolby with Juke Box Hero Liz Moore with Lots Of FIre CRF & CW Knoxville Rush Dick Ames with Brass Star Lara Ames with Matoi Afire, Toi Supreme CRF & Top Brass CRF […]

Cedar Ridge APAHA nominees

CLICK HERE to Vote! CLICK HERE to Vote! Cedar Ridge would like to congratulate all of our APAHA nominees! Cedar Ridge for Breeder Of The Year Emily Moore for Junior English Kara Larson for Amateur English Lara Ames for Amateur Of The Year Lollie Ames for Distinguished Service John & Leah are both nominated for […]

Reader’s Choice Award Nominees

VOTE HERE: Congrats to the Cedar Ridger’s nominated for this year’s AHT Reader’s Choice awards!!! John Golladay – Rising Star Toi Slamtastic CRF – Half Arabian Saddle Seat Horse Richard Tirado – Caretaker of the year Also The September calendar of Starr Llight and Brass Star and their 2011 National win is up for […]

CRA 2013 Show Schedule

  2013 CRA Show Calendar 2013 Cedar Ridge Arabians Tentative Show Schedule: Subject To Change, ** We Will Consider These Shows At Clients Request Scottsdale All Arabian        Feb 14 -24        Country Inn & Suites Scottsdale, AZ Winona Spring Show        March 22- 24        The Plaza Winona, MN                       […]

Cedar Ridge Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the 2012 CRA Scholarship Winners! Abby Weiby won Best Attitiude Emily Pate won High Point Madeleine Lundquist won Most Improved All of our riders had a great year! Looking forward to 2013! Also Congratulations to Caelen Caspers who won the UPHA Ribbons of Service Arabian Breed Scholarship!!


Ames Tacoma  A Noble Cause x Toi Tiara 2009 Gelding Tacoma is a sporty English or country prospect. He has all the talent his pedigree suggests, and will be a really handsome show horse. Brass Star Brass x CB Shining Star 2000 Gelding 7-Time National Champion & Reserve in English Pleasure and Park, amateur and open. It […]

Bright Ghazet

June 21, 1993 – September 25, 2012 On August 25, Cedar Ridge Arabians lost a great friend, partner and teacher. Bright Ghazet was laid to rest on Tuesday morning leaving a hole in our hearts. Born in 1993, the impressive bay Half-Arabian, affectionately known as “BG,” had a special spark from the beginning. He was always Mr. Personality […]

2012 Celebration Contenders

A Noble Cause English Pleasure AATR 40 & Over with Lara Ames Pleasure Driving ATD with Dick Ames Owned by Cedar Ridge Arabians Ames Distinguished Country Pleasure Junior Horse with John Golladay Country Pleasure Maturity AAOTR with Lara Ames Owned by Cedar Ridge Arabians BP Klassique Bey Country Pleasure JTR with Emma Boggs Owned by […]

New Lesson Director

Teri King Hailing from Springfield, IL Teri began riding as a child at Pratense Farms learning and competing in both Saddle Seat and Dressage from mentor Paula Briney. During High School while trying to pay for competition costs Teri began teaching students at Pratense Farm. Upon entering the historic Stephens College Equestrian Program Teri continued […]

Breeder Of The Year

2011 APAHA Horseman’s Awards Breeder Of The Year

About the program

Readers’ Choice Award Winners!

Cedar Ridge had a great night at the Readers Choice awards! Starr Llight was named Saddle Seat Horse Of The Year Leah Boyd was named Rising Star! What a great and fun event! Thanks to everyone who voted!! See all the winners at

Award Nominations

APAHA Award Nominations! Vote here: Cedar Ridge for Breeder Of The Year Leah Beth Boyd for Saddle Seat Trainer Of The Year John Golladay for Rising Star Award   AHT Readers Choice Award Nominations Vote here: Starr Llight for Purebred Saddle Seat Horse Of The Year Leah Beth Boyd for Rising Star Award

2012 Foals

Foals expected in 2012 1/19    A Noble Cause x MC Bellasera 2/09    A Noble Cause x Julietta Ames 2/20    A Noble Cause x Fantasy Watch 3/04    DS Major Afire x Marliera 4/14    Sir Marwan CRF x Marcilla 5/27    Baske Afire x Gunning For Roses 5/28    MPA Giovanni x […]

Vote Starr Llight USEF Horse Of The Year

USEF Announces Starr Llight 2011 Horse of the Year Candidate Voting Is Now Open! 2011 USEF Horse of the Year, a mark of distinction that will last a lifetime. Simply visit and type in your email address to access the voting portal. Voting will end at Midnight [ET] on Monday, January 2, 2012. Watch […]

CRA Scholarship Winners 2011

2011 CRA Scholarship Winners Dedication Award Kelsey Haney A scholarship that rewards dedication is a very special gift. It looks at the integrity of a person, the commitment that person has made to the opportunity in question, and the confidence with which they are pursuing their goals. At Cedar Ridge, we are blessed with many […]

In Memoriam: Allfired Upp

August 1, 2011 we lost our dear friend Alfie (Allfired Upp). “Somewhere in time’s own space There must be some sweet pastured place Where creeks sing on and tall trees grow Some paradise where horses go, For by the love that guides my pen I know great horses live again.” ~Stanley Harrison If you […]

2011 Canadian National Contenders

2011 Canadian National Contenders Ames Admiral Arabian Country English Pleasure AAOTR and AATR 40 & Over with Toni Dolby Owned by Toni and Michael Dolby FOR SALE Ames Celebration Arabian English Pleasure Junior Horse with Leah Boyd Owned by Cedar Ridge Arabians FOR SALE Brass Ring CRF Arabian Country English Pleasure JOTR 17 & Under […]

Youth Nationals 2011

Youth Nationals 2011 - Riding The Waves

For the LOVE … For The RIDE!

Cedar Ridge South • Scottsdale, Arizona
Jenny Goodwin, farm manager • 602-725-1810

$2,473 Raised For Susan Komen Foundation

Cedar Ridge Arabians will be having a Silent Auction during the Region 10 Progressive Dinner to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer research.

Creating Memories

Creating Memories For Over 40 Years. Dick and Lollie Ames and their daughter, Lara, established Cedar Ridge Arabians more than 40 years ago, from which they launched Arabian and Half-Arabian breeding programs that would catapult the farm and its horses into the spotlight. Since then, year after year, Cedar Ridge’s purebred Arabians and Half-Arabians win […]

New Foals! Congratulations!

Cedar Ridge clients whose foals have arrived...

Scottsdale 2012 Contenders

February 16th-27th

2011 Foals

2011 Foal List

Cedar Ridge Welcomes John Golladay and Leah Beth Boyd

John and Leah Beth join Eric Krichten as trainers at Cedar Ridge Arabians John is a second generation horseman who grew up on a farm surrounded by horses and horse training.  He learned early on from his father, Scott Golladay, and from close family friend, John White.  Before coming to Cedar Ridge, John worked as […]