Sarah and Kent married in 1992, and in 1997 they bought their cattle ranch, south of the Snowy Mountains in Judith Gap, Montana. Sarah and Kent raise cattle and horses on their ranch. Along with their cattle ranch, they own and operate a custom fencing business. Kent and Sarah’s family include two children at home on the ranch, Jordy and Nikky. Jordy lives and works on the ranch and in his spare time he helps out with the family custom fencing business. Nikky is a Freshman in High School. Casey, their oldest daughter is living her dream of being a 3rd grade teacher and is married to the love of her life, Nick Crowe. Nick is in law enforcement. Kent and Sarah are very proud of their children and consider them their greatest accomplishments.
Kent was born and raised on a cattle ranch in the mountains of central Montana. He grew up with his two brothers, whose days were spent riding horses, hunting and working on the family’s ranch. He attended college at Montana State University before he and Sarah settled down and purchased their ranch. Kent has worked with, ridden and trained horses his whole life. He enjoys ranching,riding, entering in ropings, going on pack trips, hunting, snowmobiling, starting colts, visiting with people, meeting new people, learning new ways of doing things, donating his time helping youth by putting on our local Horse, Indoor and Large animal show. His kind and gentle approach brings out the best in both horse and rider.
Sarah is a horsewoman, Mom and ranch wife who has a passion for helping and supporting others. Sarah has studied under under Christine Tremain for many years and has no plans to stop learning from her workshops, classes and retreats anytime soon. Christine is a licensed therapist, with many years of experience teaching group body-oriented and transpersonal therapies. Sarah had only known the traditional role that horses had played on her family’s ranch until she was introduced to horses healing humans. She attened a master’s level course and became certified in the Touched by a Horse™ Certification Program. It was then that she knew her life’s path was to partner with horses and be a catalyst for change.
Sarah co-facilitated a local bi-monthly support group for NAMI (National Alliance of Mental Illness) until the program was conjoined into NAMI program in a bigger city. Sarah is certified to teach NAMI’S Family-to- Family Education Program. NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots organization that supports, educates and advocates for individuals with mental illnesses and their families. To learn more go about the grass root organization go to www.namimt.org/. Sarah enjoys reading, working in her yard, leather working, snowmobiling, improving her riding, roping at brandings and spending time with friends and family.
Kent, Sarah and their family love their ranching way of life and are passionate about sharing the authentic lifestyle of a rancher in central Montana!