Our Story

From the Ground up

Debbie and I love owning and operating the Running Luce Ranch. We both grew up in the country, owning horses, working ranches and attending or participating in rodeo and we both knew this is the way we wanted to live and raise our family. After working all over the world in the oilfield, the opportunity to start our ranch presented itself when we purchased our property in Cat Spring, Texas.

Our Ranch Manager and Partner Demetrius (Dee) Ruis Aguilar has been around the Brangus Breed for over a decade, he’s a true herdsman and brings his knowledge and skill to bear in moving our Brangus seedstock operation forward.  He’s an asset to the ranch and we consider him and Noelia a part of our family.

We are committed to the Brangus because of the benefits the breed presents (combining the fertility, harsh climate resistance and easy fleshing calf benefits of the Brahman breed with the carcass trait benefits of the Angus breed) and we’re excited about the future direction of the Brangus breed.  We have made many friends in the International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) and enjoy continuing to meet the wonderful people involved in the IBBA. The IBBA provides cutting edge resources and is forward looking in improving the breeder’s ability to select, develop and market purebred Brangus cattle. We are proud to be associated with the IBBA and strive in our operation to do our part to make the best breed better!


Family, Freedom and Joy

Running Luce Ranch” is a play on words that speaks to the core of who we are and what we believe. “Running Luce” speaks to freedom and joy; we are truly free to enjoy our ranch as a family and pursue our passion because “if the Son makes you free, you are free indeed! (John 8:36)”.  We’re thankful for His many blessings.  We have five children and seven grandchildren and love spending time with them; they are the reason we do what we do.





Our Aim

Our friends and customers can count on us to be honest and trustworthy in all our dealings, friendly and willing to go the extra mile. Our aim is to provide the highest quality registered Brangus cattle available along with excellent customer service.  Please contact us any time with inquiries about our ranch and cattle; we look forward to meeting and working with you!


Charities We Support 

First Bellville Church

New Beginnings Pregnancy Center

Middleman Skateboard Ministries

Wounded Warrior Project


Food For the Hungry

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Running Luce Ranch
2096 Rubin Lee Road
Cat Spring, Texas 78933




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