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Idaho Horse Council and BSU Conduct Survey – Findings will Help Idaho Horse Council Better Serve Equestrians

The Idaho Horse Council and The Idaho Horse Board are conducting an online survey to estimate the number of equines, various breeds, horse activity, and the economic impact horses have in Idaho. This survey is being conducted with assistance from Boise State University’s Division of Research and Economic Development.  This study has …

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2020 All American Quarter Horse Congress Has Been Cancelled

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Quarter Horse Association regretfully announces the cancellation of the 2020 All American Quarter Horse Congress, scheduled for September 29 – October 25. The uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic simply prevents safely moving forward in Columbus, Ohio. The well-being of our workers, exhibitors and attendees is …

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The Oregon Horse Council Launches New Website with Improved Features

After 10 years, the Oregon Horse Council is excited to release an all new website.  The site is designed to be flexible, mobile-friendly, and able to grow with the organization to meet the needs of the users.   “OHC serves all equestrians state-wide, and beyond, and our website is the …

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Oregon Horse Council Seeks Oregon Equine Business Feedback in COVID-19 Survey

The Oregon Horse Council, as well as other state councils across the nation, are trying to determine the concerns, needs, and challenges of our equine business community at this time.   THE SURVEY IS OPEN TO ONLY EQUINE BUSINESSES WHO RESIDE IN OREGON. This brief survey is primarily multiple choice selections, …

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Slab Camp Bridge — Olympic National Forest – Failing Bridge Rebuilt with the Labor of Many

Photo by BCHW

Last August, the BCHW Peninsula Chapter completed the rebuild of a 35-foot stock bridge along the Slab Camp Trail #838 located in the east side of the Olympic National Forest. This project was the culmination of about two years of planning and work. There is no recorded history of the …

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What Makes a “Performance” Horse – All Horses Deserve Good Care, Conditioning, and Care

Photo by Washington State Horse Park

At the Washington State Horse Park (WSHP), we’re fortunate to attract some of the best competition horses in the Northwest in a range of disciplines. These animals are truly amazing to watch with their breathtaking physical abilities, mental determination, and their desire to perform. How do they achieve such a …

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Our Horses Help – 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. For more information visit www.CHA.Horse. Warm Beach Horsemanship in Stanwood, Washington hosts programs all year with highly trained staff and incredible horses. From riding lessons to therapeutic vaulting and so much more, we …

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US Horse Population – Statistics

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In recent weeks, several figures have been circulated regarding the US horse population.  The American Horse Council (AHC) wishes to clarify these statistics to avoid confusion and misunderstanding of the data.   There are presently three major organizations that collect and publish data regarding the US horse population, albeit with …

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John Wayne Virtual Ride and bridge repairs – BCHW legislative

Great American Rail Trail CleElum

Right now, the John Wayne Pioneer Wagons and Riders are crossing the state virtually on their community excursion from Easton to Idaho.   Each day they are reliving on Facebook the ride using pictures from the last year or two.   I’ve been part of some of these including a planned RTP …

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CHA Presents Dreamswept Mountain Resort – Escape the Stress of the City and Visit the Mountains

Photo by Dreamswept Mountain Resort

Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) promotes excellence in safety and education by certifying riding instructors, accrediting equine facilities, producing educational conferences, and publishing educational resources. Dreamswept Mountain Resort is nestled in the Kettle River Range above Lake Roosevelt and welcomes summer guests. A CHA Program Member, Dreamswept receives both horse and …

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