The Ames Family
Cedar Ridge Arabians and the Ames Family have been dedicated to breeding Arabian horses for over 45 years. Our love for beautiful, athletic horses, has led us to breed regional and national winners in the breeding in-hand, saddle seat, western pleasure and working western disciplines. Year in and year out, Cedar Ridge Arabians is one of the top overall breeders in North America, with on average, 30 babies born a year. We are very active within the MN Breeders, AEPA and Scottsdale Reining Futurities.
When looking for your next champion, please visit the Ames Family and Cedar Ridge Arabians.
More than 40 years ago, Dick and Lollie Ames and their daughter, Lara, established Cedar Ridge Arabian Farm, 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 the most coveted titles at North America’s most prestigious national, Regional and Class “A” shows, in both halter and performance competition.
HALL OF FAME
Cedar Ridge Arabians' Hall Of Fame is comprised of horses who have attained National Champion honors that were bred or owned by Cedar Ridge at the time of their win.
Cedar Ridge Arabians is located in beautiful Jordan, Minnesota near Minneapolis – St Paul, just a short 45 minute drive from the International Airport. The main farm is comprised of almost 500 acres evenly divided between pasture and paddock areas and state-of-the-art stabling, training and breeding barns. Spacious riding arenas, both inside and out, provide trainers and students with exceptional year-around facilities. Heated against winters cold and well ventilated during the warm summer months, the barns provide comfortable stabling for 100 horses. Cedar Ridge is, beyond a doubt, one of North America’s premier Arabian horse breeding and training facilities.
Lessons at Cedar Ridge are taught by instructor Stephanie Davisson, who brings with her a love and passion for the Arabian horse, along with over a decade of instruction experience helping riders achieve their ultimate goals. Lessons are an hour long and include time spent both tacking and untacking your horse, with the help of an instructor. In a typical lesson, the rider will spend 15 minutes tacking, 30 minutes riding and 10-15 minutes untacking. Lesson are held year-round with an indoor heated arena for comfort and convenience in the winter months. We offer lessons for all levels of rider, from those who want to learn the basics to those who want to own a horse and compete at the National Level. Our riding program is designed to teach not only riding, but the art of horsemanship, from the hooves up ...