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Miracle Ranch Offers Special Program – Miracle Horse Club Helps to Support Ranch Horses

Article by Katy Erickson   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.   CHA member Miracle Ranch in Port Orchard, Washington …

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Make Your Big 2021 Riding Plans Now – Prepare, Research, and Reserve Soon!

Olympic Chapter members on a deluxe pack trip in the Sawtooth Wilderness. Photo by Sue Sundahl.

You’ve been on Facebook and Instagram and seen all the wonderful places others have been riding and you’ve thought to yourself, I want to go there. So, why not? Just do it! Start your 2021 plans now for most destinations. Get some dates and reservations set so you don’t find …

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Backcountry Horsemen’s 2020 Virtual Winery Ride Costume Contest!

Get Your creative juices going and enter yourself and your horse into the BCHW Winery Halloween Costume contest.  First prize is the fabulous wine basket pictured here. This is a $150 value plus bragging rights. Need some ideas? Go to previous years winery ride pictures at the link below. https://pbase.com/bchw/2019_bchw_winery_ride …

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Certified Horsemanship Association Online Silent Auction is OPEN

(October 2020) – Certified Horsemanship Association is hosting an Online Silent Auction this year and it is open for bidding now at https://cha.horse/advertise/#donate-silent-auction-items. It is truly an All-Breed, All-Discipline Auction thanks to our wonderful donors! Please share this event with everyone. Great horse owner supplies, travel, gift baskets, household items, gift certificates, …

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MiVoden Equestrian Center – Setting the Bar High During Difficult Days

Photo by MiVoden Equestrian Center

Article by Holly Haeger 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.   MiVoden Equestrian Center, part of Camp MiVoden on Idaho’s …

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Two Washington Regions Remain Active in Trail Projects – Updates from Ponderosa Chapter and Mt. St. Helens Chapter

WTRA before. Photo by BCHW.

Riverside State Park Equestrian Area    By Ken Carmichael The equestrian area at Riverside State Park near Spokane, Washington provides a wonderful venue for horsemen. Many of us take advantage of the campground, arena, round pen, and trail obstacle course. Groups use it for events, individuals use it for training and …

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Camps Continue with Precautions – Mustang Trainer Still Needed

Photo by Stonewater Mustangs

As I write this short update, Ken, Tracey, and our summer staff and volunteers are in their second day of horse camps for the summer. Due to the restrictions and needed precautions with COVID-19, we have broken one 10-student camp into two 5-student camps. We have also adjusted how/where students …

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Annual Conference Promises Great Returns – Conference Features 24 Mounted Workshops

Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) promotes excellence in safety and education by certifying riding instructors, accrediting equine facilities, producing educational conferences, and publishing educational resources. Visit our new website, www.CHA.Horse, for more information. Region One covers the great Northwest, including Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Montana, Oregon and Washington. This summer has given …

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