Our Mission Statement:

To promote and inspire family equestrian participation in Southern California. To generate public interest in Cowboy Obstacle Challenges and awareness of gentle horsemanship practices. To enforce the rules and ethics governing EXCA Events. To promote educational clinics and workshops.

Shades of Gold Ranch is a group of people passionate about the Extreme Cowboy Racing “EXCA” sport.

Shades of Gold Ranch hosts an average of 5 events per year including the Extreme Cowboy State Championship in May, EXCA Cowboy Up Challenges in January and February, Bill Cameron Workshops & Clinics, as well as fun Playdays.  All of our events are family friendly, fun for all ages and breeds of horses.

This is a dedicated and friendly team of people that are welcoming and open to new participants at our Cowboy Up Challenges and Workshops.

Come out and watch our Cowboy Up Challengs and see what the EXCA buzz is all about