Gracie & Pedro aim to bring traditional horsemanship of the west to your back door in North Carolina, and the Cavvietta team is dedicated to making your experience on the ranch as fun and safe as possible. With years of experience in many equine activities, our trainers and caretakers know the ropes! Our mission is to help others learn and grown in their Stockmanship, Horsemanship, & Sportmanship via safe and effective communication with their equine partners.

Cavvietta is proud to have its roots in this great country and we thank the Lord every day for the opportunities we have!

Why Cavvietta? A "cavvy" is a ranch's herd of horses that are broke to ride. We were listening to Waddie Mitchell one day and heard him use "cavvietta" as replacement for cavvy in one of his poems. It stuck, and we love it!

Meet the Instructors
Pedro Torres



Pedro has been riding since before he could walk and is a third generation horseman. This charro is passionate about class and tradition and this shows when he dons his sombrero to compete in la charreada. Pedro has done anything from wrangling in Wyoming, picking up at local rodeos, and catching loose cows at midnight. He can ride and rope with the best of them. On rainy days, you'll find him making quality leather products or reading old time Vaquero books.

Gracie Torres



Gracie is a first generation cowgirl who has been riding since she was three. She ran barrels in the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association with the NCSU rodeo team that she helped start, then went on to find a love of mounted shooting, ranch sorting, and ranch roping. She has a passion for teaching lessons and practicing traditional vaquero horsemanship with her husband, Pedro. Gracie fell in love with Pedro's horse at a rodeo.