at Blue Star Ranch
A Life-Changing Destination
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina between downtown Cashiers and downtown Highlands, we are ideally situated to offer luxurious amenities in a lush mountain setting.Explore the Ranch
RingLeader Equine Coaching
Our cornerstone program is available by private appointments with Dr. Trish Ring or one of our accomplished coaches. Discover what your horse has to teach you about yourself.Equine Coaching
Trish Ring, Ph. D.
An accomplished educator, therapist, and a sophisticated coach, Trish loves to work with peers to uncover the beauty of experiential learning with her beloved herd of horses.More About Trish
Are you a professional coach or speaker interested in hosting your own event at the ranch?Partner with Us
"Blue Star Ranch is a little slice of heaven. It was almost surreal as I drove over the hill and could see the ranch through the mist. Every member of the staff made me feel welcome and cared for."Ellen Yale More Success Stories
Ring Leader Equine Coach Training launches its inaugural class in 2017!
If you love your work as a therapist or coach, are naturally process oriented, and are drawn to work with horse, then this training is for you.
Session 1: July 15-23
FREE Call with Trish & RingLeader Coach Training Faculty
Session 2: September 9-17
Have Questions about our Equine Coach Training?
Join Us April 5 from 1-2pm EST
Register for FREE and we will send you the call-in number.Trish Bits 31: Use Some Horse Sense
Just last week, I went to a rural barn in South Carolina to try out a new pony. She was incredibly sensitive, turning this way and that if I merely thought about how I might want to go this way or that. Every shift in the saddle was a message to Rachel, and she responded immediately.
It got me thinking about that part of us that is more ‘animal’ than ‘thinking human.’