The Creswell Chronicle -

By Aliya Hall
Staff Reporter 

Diamond in the rough:

Misfit Toy Ranch

 

August 8, 2019

Aliya Hall

Naomi Driscoll with a Canadian stallion named Dreamboy Curt. Naomi is one of the owners of Misfit Toy Ranch in Cottage Grove, which is transitioning into breeding heritage Canadian horses.

The idea for the name Misfit Toy Ranch came from co-owner Zach Driscoll because when their ranch started in 2013 it became known as the place that would take horses that were no longer wanted, or that needed a new home due to life changes.

"My husband said we were the Island of Misfit Toys," co-owner Naomi Driscoll said. The name – which hearkens back to the 1964 stop-motion television production, "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" – stuck, and is incorporated into their branding symbol: a rocking horse.

In the last six months, however, Misfit Toy Ranch has transitioned their operation f...



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