Cow Work Foundations Workshop at Iron Legacy Ranch – Region 1 Event Represents New Approach to Education

Article by Phil Peterson and Rowanne Fairchild CHA Region 1 is taking a new approach to community and continued education in 2021. Region 1 is found in Oregon, Idaho, Washington, Montana, Alaska, British Columbia, and Alberta. Every winter, they host a regional conference that exhibits some of the best instruction, …

Read More

Stonewater Mustangs: Adventure in the Cascades – Horse Camps are One of Many Choices Available

Article by Tracey Hamilton Youth Dynamics Stonewater, our Washington State adventure base and retreat center, is tucked in the heart of the Cascades in Plain, WA on 158 acres. With Icicle Canyon and the Wenatchee River a short drive away, we have access to quiet backcountry settings, great whitewater rafting, …

Read More

CHA Region One Conference March 3-6, 2022 – Conference Brings Outstanding Instructors, Educational Opportunities, and Fellowship

Photos from Phil Peterson

Article by Phil Peterson – Region 1 Director Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) promotes excellence in safety and education by certifying riding instructors, accrediting equine facilities, producing educational conferences, and publishing educational resources. For more information, visit CHA’s new website, www.CHA.Horse.   Region One covers the great Northwest, including Alaska, Alberta, British …

Read More

A Place to Share – Clubs and Cooperatives Bring Opportunity to Ride to Many

The indoor arena at Fox Valley Saddle Association. Photo by Kim Roe

Over the Fourth of July weekend I had the opportunity to judge a Working Equitation show in Illinois. The event was held at a riding club, the Fox Valley Saddle Association which was established in the 1940s. Near Chicago, the club sits in an agricultural area complete with acres of …

Read More

CHA Region One Awards – Sapphire is Horse of the Year

Photo from Warm Beach Horsemanship

Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) promotes excellence in safety and education by certifying riding instructors, accrediting equine facilities, producing educational conferences, and publishing educational resources, go to www.CHA.Horse for more information. Each year we recognize an instructor and a school horse that have been nominated by the staff and students that …

Read More

Teton Ridge Presents The Run For A Million

Teton Ridge, a newly-formed Western lifestyle brand announces its partnership with Taylor Sheridan and its participation in the 2021 Run For A Million as presenting sponsor. Teton Ridge has partnered with Sheridan to support the richest event in the history of reining, as fifteen riders compete for a purse of $1 million. …

Read More

Keeping Up with Milo the Mustang – Sound, Happy, and Learning Every Day

Photo by Tracey Hamilton

Article by Tracey Hamilton Milo joined Stonewater Mustangs from a Nevada HMA, the Pine Nut Mountains herd. He is an athletic pony-sized, curious, never-met-a-stranger, busy-all-the-time almost 5-year-old. He is also a student favorite to work with in our Bible study and Horsemanship program. As we mentioned last month, he arrived …

Read More

Morrow Ranch – Encouraging Vital Relationships

Photo by Morrow Ranch

Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) promotes excellence in safety and education by certifying riding instructors, accrediting equine facilities, producing educational conferences, and publishing educational resources. Go to www.CHA.Horse for more information.   Horses have a special way of connecting with young people. Now kids can enjoy week-long camp adventures where they are …

Read More

Equestrian Crossings is Hands-on – Member-Run Program Offers Lessons for Everyone

Photo by Equestrian Crossings

Article by: Dr. Marjorie Bommerbach, CHA Certified Instructor, EqX Volunteer   Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) promotes excellence in safety and education by certifying riding instructors, accrediting equine facilities, producing educational conferences, and publishing educational resources. CHA launched a brand-new website this month, go to www.CHA.Horse for more information.   The unit …

Read More

Thank you for supporting businesses that support NWHS.