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Summer’s Art Studio

Original Paintings and Pet Portraits by Summer Derrickson Meet Summer Derrickson, owner and creator at Summers Art Studio. Her soulful equine paintings share the message of hope and God’s love. Since an early age she has loved both God and horses. Her paintings are a way to express and share …

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Equestrian Living: The Clark County Fair Equestrian Court

Queen Rachel presenting colors. Conerly Photography www.conerlyphotography.com

Making Memories—Queen Rachel Sherrell and Princess Jessica Sayward By Lynn Jenkins An empty arena encircled by overflowing grandstands awaited. . . the crowd quieted as the lights dimmed, and according to Rachel Sherrell, behind the scenes ready to make her entrance as the new Queen of the Clark County Fair, …

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The Best Dog Breeds for Horse Owners – Canine Considerations Should Include Horses, Friends, and Suitability to Ranch Life

Photos by Kim Roe

Drive into any horse place and you’re bound to be met by a dog or two (or three). Horse people love animals of all kind, but dogs are right up at the top of horse people’s list of favorite companion animals along with horses and cats. But what dog breeds …

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A Crisis Brings New Learning – Technology Puts the Northwest Horse Source in Your Hands Wherever You Are

April and Karen at Stonewater Ranch 2013. Photo by NWHS

I believe a crisis is a learning experience. It teaches us to be grateful for what we have and where we can improve our lives. No one saw COVID-19 coming but the horse community has rallied around this situation and figured out ways to manage. I’m in awe of the …

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Becoming a Real Estate Professional Part One – First, Get Educated, Licensed, and Choose a Brokerage

Photo by Allison Trimble

Real estate values in the Northwest have appreciated in recent years, and with that comes an increase in desire for folks to get their real estate license. Whether friends, clients, or acquaintances, this is a conversation I often have, so I thought that many of you might also be considering …

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Alice Yancey and Angie Schutte – Goodbye, Dear Alice Yancey

Photo by Pat Leedy

NWHS Editor’s Note: Alice Yancey, a Whatcom County, Washington, horsewoman, volunteer, and trail rider extraordinaire passed away on June 7, 2020. I first met Alice many years ago (at least 25) when we were both members of the Bellingham Riding Club (BRC). Alice, along with long-time best friend and partner …

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Keep Colors True and Leather Soft with Farnam® Leather New® Total Care 2 in 1

When you want your true colors to shine, look for a cleaner and conditioner that keeps all of your leather soft, supple and looking brand-new.   Farnam, your partner in horse care™, is pleased to introduce Leather New® Total Care 2 in 1, a convenient new leather cleaner and conditioner …

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Out of The Sun for Everyone – Pavilions are a Perfect Addition for Horse Facilities

Photo from Horizon Structures

If you’ve ever spent the day working in the heat under the glare of full sun in the “dog days of summer” then you know firsthand how heat exhaustion and sunburn can creep up on you. As a clinician, I have certainly spent my fair share of time giving instruction …

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Lhanze Kohr – Jumping into the Horse Business

Photo by Jennifer Ecker Photography

Lhanze Kohr is a young trainer who’s recently put out her shingle in the horse business. She started out as a passionate young rider in the hunter/jumper ranks in Northwest Washington, riding at shows like Spring Nationals, Maple Ridge, and Thunderbird Show Park. Following her junior career, she worked as …

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Choose the Best Boarding Facility – Make a Wish List and Prioritize Management Practices

Photo by Michael Hipp

One of the things that surprised me when I moved to Western Washington from the High Plains was how many people board their horses. With housing and land values so high, unless you have a six-figure plus income, it’s almost impossible to afford enough land to keep a horse (or …

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