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Eclipse Ranch Performance Horses

Meet Our Team

Paige Melbye-Lara


Paige has shown in 4-H as a member for 9 years, then became a 4H leader, certified 4H riding levels rater and was the 2015 Larimer County Fair & Rodeo Queen. She has been showing horses with AQHA since 2008 and has grown up in the circuit with her mom showing her AQHA reining stallion and colts since 1992. She has been on the cover of Group Magazine. She has been training professionally since she was 14 years old and has over 25 years experience training, riding, and showing.

Scott Lara


Scott is always by Paige's side. No matter the obstacle, big or small. Whether it be related to bringing in hay, conditioning horses or building additions on to our facility. Scott is a huge part of Eclipse Ranch.

Scott & Julie Melbye


Scott & Julie founded Eclipse Ranch in 1992 when they purchased their first AQHA reining stallion as a weanling and has since passed the business down to Paige. Scott & Julie continue to be a big part of Eclipse Ranch. Helping with many aspects including breeding operations and facility maintenance & improvements.

Our Story

Dedicated to the Equine Industry

Eclipse Ranch Performance Horses is an equine facility located in Fort Collins, Colorado. We specialize in raising and training paint and quarter horses for reining and ranch horse versatility. Our facility offers horse boarding, riding lessons, and show coaching as well as performance prospects for sale, dexter calves and golden retriever puppies select times of the year. We are dedicated to providing top-quality care for all of our animals. Our team is passionate about our lifestyle, and we strive to create a welcoming environment for all riders and their horses.


Eclipse Ranch Performance Horses was founded with the goal of raising and training quality performance horses for the equine industry. Our love for horses runs deep and we are dedicated to providing the best possible care and training for all of our horses. We believe in creating a strong bond between horse and rider and strive to make our facility a welcoming environment for all horse enthusiasts. Our team has years of experience in the equine industry and we are passionate about sharing our knowledge with others.

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