Kyle Keen Welcomes Back Key Partner Doubling Gap Ranch For Fourth Season In 2023
Story By: A2DPR / KYLE KEEN MOTORSPORTS – CARLISLE, PA – Doubling Gap Ranch is a family-owned working ranch and event venue located in central Pennsylvania, just outside Newville, PA. They operate on over 200 acres nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Blue mountains. The family and facilities are dedicated to the development of quality Blue and Red Roan Foundation bred American quarter horses.
The ranch is also a world-class breeder of straight Egyptian Arabian Show Horses. They have been the grand champion or reserve grand champion at the World Arabian Horse show in Scottsdale, AZ for the last three consecutive years.
Doubling Gap Ranch can also be described as a proud supporter of local dirt track auto racing, and more specifically, Kyle Keen Motorsports.
“Grant (Bilbrey) has been a supporter of mine since my first year in racing, 2019. Every year he has helped me without hesitation. The Bilbrey’s are an incredible family, and I am so thankful for all their support.“, Keen commented.
“If you are looking for a place to hone your skills in horsemanship, are learning how to ride for the first time, or are just looking for a beautiful place to hop in the saddle, I highly recommend you contact Grant and see what Doubling Gap Ranch can do for you.“
Doubling Gap Ranch selects most of their horses from Texas as yearlings and two year-olds where they have been with their Dams and large herds on an open pasture ranch environment. Simply stated this allows a horse to be a horse, first.
Doubling Gap Ranch knows the background of every horse they own. Their program emphasizes and continues with the benefits of a horse gains from being able to live in a natural herd environment while moving through their high-touch methods.
Their program creates a soft, good minded, horse with a strong foundation that enables the horse and rider to move in any direction when they leave the ranch.
The ranch and horses are supported by expert resources from the fields of agronomy, healthcare, nutrition, training and handling. This includes working closely with Purina Feed Research to optimize the growth and conditions required to provide healthy horses that can stand up to the rigors of training and work. Their horses have been also handled by some of the top trainers in the US who focus on traditional training methods.
Activities and Facilities
Doubling Gap also stocks cattle year-round, providing the opportunity for all the horses and clients to experience real Ranch activities.
The ranch offers AQHA Foundation Roan Ranch horses for sale, indoor & outdoor riding arena/event venue, a Rodear course, a working dog, horsemanship clinics and equine education, a beef cattle ranch, rail riding, and an obstacle course.
You will enjoy riding in their 20,000 square foot indoor riding arena, their 30,000 square foot outdoor riding arena and the many trails that weave through the property.
Seventeen oversized stalls are available for use during the day or for short term boarding as well as two heated wash bays to use to care for your horses.
Planning an event? Doubling Gap’s property and arena can be set up just the way you want it including tables and chairs, sound system, a world class lounge and kitchen as well as ample vehicle and trailer parking.
They also host clinics and training workshops that you can attend to learn foundation and natural horsemanship as well as how to work with cows and cattle.
Be sure to check the ranch’s event calendar for upcoming events.
Doubling Gap Ranch has much more to offer so please explore their website and give them a call with any questions you might have at (717) 645-2524, or stop by at 98 Hill Ln, Newville, PA 17241.
This Friday night Kyle Keen Motorsports will head to Williams Grove Speedway to kick off their big track season. Racing begins at 7:30pm on April 7th!