An Interview with Drew Doggett about his new book, WILD: The Legendary Horses of Sable Island

  I recently had the privilege of reviewing this beautiful new book. It’s stunning, breathtaking and will be a treasured coffee-table book. Let me take you through an interesting interview, a behind-the-scenes look at how this book came to be. Karen Pickering, Publisher, The Northwest Horse Source.        …

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Anya Leland – Six World Titles in 2021

Photo by Larry Williams Photography & Design, Inc.

The Northwest Horse Source is celebrating youth in action. This column features young equine enthusiasts from all over the Northwest who inspire, uplift, or just have fun with horses. The future of the horse industry depends on youth participation. We look forward to sharing their stories and adventures! If you’re …

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Horse Training in Harmony Podcast

Get ready for some fresh insights and deep understanding of how to progress with your horse. Do you want to advance up the levels without sacrificing your horses’ welfare and your relationship with them? Do you find it confusing trying to reconcile competitive training techniques with methods that prioritize partnership? …

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Four Keys to a Successful Clinic Experience – How to Get the Most Out of a Group Learning Environment

Photo courtesy of Allison Trimble Paparoa

Early in my career, hungry for knowledge, I attended many clinics both as a participant and an auditor. Some of my favorites were with Bob Avila and Todd Bergen and I owe a lot of my success to those very experiences. Over my professional career I also gave many clinics, …

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(Mis)adventure in the Bob Marshall Wilderness – Accidents Happen but Being Prepared Pays Off

Two paramedics, a pilot, and a friend attend to Robert after his accident. Photos by Robert Eversole

Outside an emergency room entrance, an unfamiliar town stretches ahead. I’m unsteady and wobbly on new crutches and wearing a hospital issued suit of sweatpants, a t-shirt, and a single anti-slip sock. A flimsy plastic bag held all my belongings, a vial of narcotics, and $150 in cash. No wallet, …

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