Stables opened in June, 2006, and is owned and operated by Stacey
Carpenter and Ryan Metcalf. Stacey is a veterinary technician and
equine massage therapist. Stacey has spent the last 40 years growing
up with horses and competing in shows, rodeos, parades, trail competitions
and much more. She has attended many clinics with Clinton Anderson,
John Lyons, Pat Parelli, Martha Josey, Dennis Reice, and Brad Cameron.
Growing up she was active in 4-H and FFA and competed in many livestock
shows and other activities.
Ryan has spent over 30 years
in the equine and cattle industry. He has managed and operated
several of the most prestigious angus ranches in the U. S. Ryan has
a strong nutritional background and has formulated feed rations for all
types of livestock -- from goats and sheep to feedlot cattle, registered
cattle herds, and horses. He grew up showing and judging cattle
across the U. S. In school, he was active in 4-H and FFA and held
positions (including state officer) for several years. For many
years he was involved in reproductive technology on a large scale.
4-C Stables has over 70 years
combined experience in many aspects of the equine and livestock
We offer horse boarding and
training, summer camps, birthday parties, trail rides, play days, lessons,
clinics, seminars, farrier work, massage therapy, and much more. We
always have good sound horses for sale and if we don't have what you are
looking for we can find the right horse for you. We like to help you
avoid horse sales and horse traders. If you have a horse you want
sold, we can evaluate it for you and then help you sell it as well.
Our goal is for you and your
horse to have a pleasant and wonderful experience. Stop by and see
us or call anytime.
Visitors make us happy!
Several horses, injured
at other facilities, have been brought to us for care. These
pictures are graphic, but demonstrate how we've been able to care for
Click here to
view the graphic pictures.