An Ode to Deto by Shalynn McCallum

  An Ode to Deto “He holds the key to my heart,  He is the wings to my soul,  I turned away at the start, Then he took my breath away whole. I can’t dream to be apart, As his soft whinnies turn a lul,  He won over my broken …

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Paul Zarzyski Cowboy Poet

August 2017

Extraordinary Performance Brings Poetry to Life   Meet poet/lyricist/humorist/philosopher and ex-bronc-twister, Paul Zarzyski, who translates his rodeo-yoda lingo into universal idioms saluting love, wisdom, and a lusty gusto for life! Zarzyski is the recipient of the 2005 Montana Governor’s Arts Award for Literature, as well as a three-time recipient of …

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Kim McElroy, Equine Artist

Horses and Her Muse by Kim Roe   Kim McElroy is a well-known equine artist from Washington state. For more than 20 years her pastels have been found on popular greeting cards, collectibles, and fine art prints. Her visions of horses portray the power and beauty of the horse’s form, …

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Jordan Banks – Artist and Trainer

Capturing the Essence of an Animal by Kim Roe   Jordan Banks is a dressage and working equitation trainer in the Pacific Northwest. Respected as a thoughtful and gentle trainer, she is also a talented artist specializing in animal subjects. How long have you been an artist? My entire life. …

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Tory Kelly, Equine Videographer

April 2017

Bringing Joy and Passion to a Distinctive Equestrian Career by Kim Roe   If you take your horse to a show, breed evaluation or other significant event, it’s essential to get a high-quality video. You need someone with the right equipment, talent, and knowledge of the production end of things. …

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Shaila Tenorio, Northwest Equine Artist

March 2017

Artist’s Exhibit in Winthrop, March 4 – April 8, 2017 by Aliena Hook   Shaila Yován Tenorio of Winthrop, Washington is an artist and horse owner who takes daily inspiration from the wilderness and God to develop stunning images that capture the depths of emotions in her subjects and the connection …

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Everlasting Photography by Lynde Dorscher

      NW 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 in the region, covering the care, training, keeping and …

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Poem – A Girl’s First Love

A Girl’s First Love by Annie L. Kaufman Used with permission by author There was a girl who had a love of swishing shimmering tails flagging high of manes rebounding, reaching above and hooves flying to the sky   She longed to be in that scene Till one birthday it …

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Listen for the Bell

November 2014

Just up the road is a field, with two horses in it. From a distance, each looks like every other horse. But if you stop your car, or are walking by, you will notice something quite amazing. Looking into the eyes of one horse will disclose that he is blind. His owner …

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