TO the Ranch

9436 W Steger Road, Frankfort, Illinois

Join Us at The Ranch!

Step away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and immerse yourself in the serenity of our 20-acre ranch. We invite you to come and experience the world around you in a way that you never have before. Our ranch is a haven for people of all ages who are seeking to reconnect with nature and rediscover the beauty of life.

With the prevalence of technology and the fast-paced nature of our lives, it's easy to forget what it truly means to be present in the moment. Our ranch offers a unique opportunity to step away from the screens and distractions and experience the world firsthand.

Our facilities are perfectly equipped to cater to a wide range of activities and events, including clinics, group outings, and more. Our goal is to provide a welcoming environment where everyone can come and enjoy the beauty of our property and the company of like-minded individuals.

So why not take a break from your routine and come explore our ranch? We guarantee that you'll leave feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and with a newfound appreciation for the world around you.

The Ranch offers a wide array of services for the community. Take your time to Explore all that the Ranch has to offer.

Venue Rental

The Ranch provides venue rental space for wellness,

education and training.

In addition, celebration events are available to host intimate weddings, showers, or parties.


Customized retreats for your group are available. Staff may include, licensed medical staff, motivational coach, a chef, certified yoga instructor, and much more. We offer free consultation services to create your experience. This can be done with or without equine animals.

Woman in Session with a Psychologist

Community Outreach

The Ranch will build a

This can be done with or without equine animals.

Prairie Art Studio

Join Michelle Stanley, professional artist and teacher at The Ranch. Where you will be able to explore your creativity and enhance your artistic skills. Classes are available for all skill levels.

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Equine Assisted Therapy

The Healing Center provides Individual and Group Equine Assisted Therapy using the Eagala Method. All work is done on the ground there is no riding involved. Providing services for Children, Adolescents & Adults.

About Groups

Woman in Session with a Psychologist

Mental Health

Counseling Services

The Healing Center provides therapeutic services for individuals, couples, family and group therapy. We have locations in Orland Park and New Lenox. Pediatric and Adult Clinic Locations.

People Toasting Wine Glasses
Woman in Session with a Psychologist

Equine Assisted Therapy

Community Outreach

The Healing Center provides Individual and Group Equine Assisted Therapy using the Eagala Method. All work is done on the ground there is no riding involved. Providing services for Children, Adolescents & Adults.

Coping Together is a not for profit

501 C 3 and provides services for

Adults and Children with I&D disabilities.

We coordinate events for school field trips, residential treatment facilities, and day programs. We also sponsor The Ranch Youth Ambassador Program to help high school students obtain service hours.

About Groups

Our Team

Passionate about

helping others

Shelley Skas

Founder and CEO

Sebastian Gierasinski

Chief Financial Officer

Christine O'Brien

Program Officer for Counseling

Pat O'Malley

Program Officer for ABA

Ariana Cerecedes

Equestrian Facility

Sarah Kemp

Equine Specialist

Event Space


Whether you're planning a wedding, shower, retirement party, corporate retreat or any other special occasion we offer top-notch facilities suitable for any type of event.

Let Special Occasion Services host your perfect event!

Special Occassion Services offers staff, rental services, catering & entertainment for your special event.If you are considering renting our venue, please get in touch with

SOS Event Organizer Chris Swarens at 708-785-6635


Recreational Room

Barn Garage

Equestrian Facility


Clinics, Trainings and Educational Programs

Our aim is to support the community by assisting individuals in achieving their life goals.

This is an excellent option for trainers, educators and professionals to enjoy our premier facilities on 20 acres.

Indoor Arena

Outdoor Arena

For tours and additional amenities, contact: 708-740-5678

The Facility

100 x 250′ luxury heated indoor arena

350 x 350 Outdoor Arena with night lighting

Specialized rubber footing to keep your horses safe

Rubber Pavers throughout interior

Spacious & luxurious 24-stall barn

Two heated wash racks

Three Grooming stalls

All weather sand turnouts

Seven 1+ acre grass turnout paddocks

Private lockers available

Tours contact: 708-740-5678