Washington State Horse Becomes Breyer Horse

Sir Rugged Chex (known as Checkers) is headed to Kentucky for BreyerFest 2022! Checkers was given the honor of becoming the first mountain trail horse to be turned into a Breyer Model Horse in 2020. Due to COVID, BreyerFest went virtual that year, so special guests have been invited to attend this …

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Tips for Fuel Savings for Your Horse Trailer Towing Vehicle

A drop in your towing vehicle’s fuel economy can be a sign that your vehicle needs work. Photo from iStockPhotos.com

A great article from the ‘Back on the Road’ newsletter from our friends at US Rider. Everyone wants ways to save fuel, but horse trailer towing vehicles can consume a lot of gas. Here are some tips on ways to save fuel that will help you manage the cost of …

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Horsemanship at Upper Columbia Academy – Growing Program for Youth at Spokane Area Boarding Academy

UCA Riding Students. Photo provided by UCA.

Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) promotes excellence in safety and education by certifying riding instructors, accrediting equine facilities, producing educational conferences, and publishing educational resources. To visit CHA’s website, go to www.CHA.Horse for more information.   Horses in school? Yes! Upper Columbia Academy (UCA), a boarding school outside of Spokane, Washington (in …

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Avery Vick – Aiming for the Appaloosa World Show

Photo by Danyelle Harp, Magic Look Photography

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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It’s Never Too Late – Imagination is Power

Karen’s best friend Wendy, Wendy’s husband Duke, and new friend Cymmie on a ride in Colorado. Photo by Karen Pickering

Thanksgiving Day was a flurry of activity for me. Hosting a turkey dinner at our home was a new experience. Away from my family in Washington, I decided to invite friends over for a hearty feast. I finally have a house big enough to have guests—a dream come true for …

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