The 4M Ranch is owned and operated by Jim and Heidie Maikranz, and is located outside of Rochelle, Texas in McCulloch County.  Established in 1993, with the purchase of a little over one thousand acres in the Heart of the Texas Hill Country, the 4M Ranch land contains rolling hills and mineral-filled bottom lands. Continuous improvements to the Equine Operation’s Facilities have helped make the 4M Ranch a world-class thoroughbred operation.  The facilities now include:



300 acres of fenced pastures, separated into 13 paddocks ranging from 5 to 35 acres.

  • Two of the main mare pastures have access to the 50-acre lake.

  • Each  pasture has its own run-in shed and individual feeding stalls for secure and accurate feeding.

  • Twelve 100' x 100' individual mini paddocks for special needs such as injury, lay-ups etc. 

  • Most of the twelve have their own run-in sheds; all have separate feeding area.



Two Barns:

  • A ten stall, open-air barn with two 12x 24 foaling stalls.

  • A fifteen stall, open air barn.

  • Stalls measure 12' x 12' for equine comfort and safety

  • All stalls are sky-lighted, with automatic fly-spray system and overhead fans

  • Timed Light System for Mare Heat Cycle Programming

  • Exterior and Interior Wash Rack Area. Both are equipped with hot and cold water

  • Electronic Scale System for monthly weight monitoring

  • Superior cross ventilation for supreme summer comfort


  • Fifty-foot sand-based round training/exercise pen.

  • European Six-Horse 'freestyle' Equine Exerciser.

  • Game Ready Equine Therapy System for Treatment of various leg aliments.