Welcome to a World Class Shooting, Sports, Outdoor Event & Recreation Complex! Founders Ranch is a rustic, picturesque property with a gentle valley, a natural shooting berm, and breathtaking views of the mountains. Named in honor of those who founded and built The Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) and END of TRAIL, the property is a 480 acre, one by three-quarter mile rectangle surrounded by a 7 foot game fence.
Founders Ranch is Central New Mexico’s premiere shooting facility. Home to 17 Shooting bays, an arena, an old west town and chapel, and a sporting clays course, the location and facilities can’t be beat. Founder’s Ranch provides a safe, supervised venue for recreational shooting, sporting and outdoor events, as well as facility rentals to the local, national, and international community.
Founders Ranch is home to the Single Action Shooting Society (SASS), an international organization created to preserve and promote the sport of Cowboy Action Shooting™.
SASS endorses regional matches conducted by affiliated clubs, stages END of TRAIL The World Championship of Cowboy Action Shooting, promulgates rules and procedures to ensure safety and consistency in Cowboy Action Shooting matches, and seeks to protect its members’ 2nd Amendment rights. SASS members share a common interest in preserving the history of the Old West and competitive shooting.