Finding a Boarding Barn

March 2017

Your Horse’s Home Needs to Make You Both Happy by Theresa Rice   Sometimes life circumstances change. You move off of property, buy your first horse, or are new to an area. You need to find a place to keep your horse. But how do you choose a place to …

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Is Your Horse Crazy?

December 2016

How Horse Care Contributes to their Mental Health Theresa Rice   I recently finished the book Animal Madness by Laurel Braitman. The book’s focus is on animal anxiety and bad behaviors. It also tracks human’s use of animals throughout time — for entertainment, advancement of medicine, and even for determining …

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What The Horse! The Tongass Riding Skirt

The Tongass Riding Skirt: A Unique and Useful Gift for Winter Riding By Theresa Rice   Do you enjoy giving unique gifts? Do you like to surprise your people with gifts they don’t know they want? I love finding truly special gifts and I think I’ve found something for you …

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Have a Question? Ask The Experts!

Send us your question and we’ll select the best expert for you. Northwest Horse SourceThe Northwest Horse Source is an independently owned and operated print and online magazine for horse owners and enthusiasts of all breeds and disciplines in the Pacific Northwest. Our contemporary editorial columns are predominantly written by experts …

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What the Horse? Back to Work After Injury


Proceed with Caution by Theresa Rice   My horse recently injured himself, clipping the inside of his back leg with his other hoof (he’s almost as graceful as me). It looked like a simple flesh wound, so I hosed it down and put him up for the night. The next …

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What the Horse! How to Store Hay

by Theresa Rice The cooler nights and earlier sunsets are signaling the change of seasons. As sad as it is to see summer end, I’m happy to say goodbye to the flies. You’ve likely already stockpiled some hay in preparation for winter, but before you jam your loft, stall or …

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