Smoke Rise Ranch employees Pete Winner (left), Jessie Oberhausen (middle) and Tryston Hunter (right) take three of the ranch’s horses out for some training in the arena on the ranch on Monday, September 26, 2016 in Murray City, Ohio. Pete and the other ranchers always take the horses out for a ride on the ranch around sunset.
Jessie Oberhauser walks the horses to the stable on Monday, September 26, 2016.
Brent Semingson poses for a portrait at Smoke Rise Ranch in Murray City, Ohio on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. Brent Semingson is one of three Semingson brothers, raised by their father Walt Semingson. Walt and his three sons first came out to Murray City and founded Smoke Rise in 1980. This ranch is known as home to many who have built property on the land and is also known as a getaway for fellow horse lovers. "Like my father always said, I wanted my last ride to be where the trail meets the sky and to hold my head up high and whatever side of the trail I land on is the right one."
Jamie Boivin holds son Joshua McDaniel (5) next to boyfriend Adam Bunting around the campfire at Smoke Rise Ranch on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Jamie’s uncle is Charlie Schoonover and he is the reason her and her son have gotten so into horses and ranching.
Jessie Oberhauser lifts her leg over her new puppy Casey’s leash in the stables on Smoke Rise Ranch on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. Jessie spends most time on the ranch feeding the horses and hanging out in the stables with them.
Lynn Semingson and Laura Sauer (middle) dance at a campfire on Smoke Rise Ranch while surrounded by Sierra Scarberry (right), Jake Davis (left) and Lisa Barton (far left) on Saturday, September 24, 2016. The ranch held a Cowgirl Bootcamp this weekend and after a long day of cattle driving they celebrated with a community campfire.
Adam Bunting and Joshua McDaniel watch the cowgirl bootcamp take place on Sunday, Sepetmber 25, 2016.
Smoke Rise Ranch receptionist, Glenna Tomlin takes horse, Pirate, out for a walk on the ranch on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. Glenna started working at the ranch two months ago after her childhood friend Donna Birthisel took over ownership.
Charlie Schoonover and nephew, Joshua McDaniel (5) go for a ride in the barn at Smoke Rise Ranch on Sunday, September 25, 2016. Charlie and Josh practiced riding by took several laps around the barn and by the end Joshua was able to ride the horse with no hands.
Brent Semingson talks to cowgirls at the Cowgirl Bootcamp on Sunday, September 25.
Jessie Oberhauser gets feed from the saddle room with her new puppy Casey while a horse, Pirate, sneaks in trying to get some feed for himself at Smoke Rise Ranch on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. Jessie spent most of the day showing Casey how to act around the horses so she can get used to being a ranch dog.
Joshua McDaniel (5) (left), Charlie Schooover (middle), Adam Bunting (right), Mark Semingson (far right) and other ranchers all gather around the campfire to grill out some brats, burgers and veggies at Smoke Rise Ranch on Saturday, September 24, 2016. The cowboy’s usual meal at the end of a long day is just burgers and hot dogs, but Mark Semingson is a health nut cowboy who unlike other cowboys, has to have veggies and greens in his supper.