Butte Creek Scout Ranch Perseveres – Despite Trying Times, Wranglers Head Toward Summer with True Grit

Article by Chris Bartell Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) promotes excellence in safety and education by certifying riding instructors, accrediting equine facilities, producing educational conferences, and publishing educational resources. CHA launched a brand-new website this month, go to www.CHA.Horse for more information.   While COVID-19 shuttered summer camp for thousands of …

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Morrow Ranch – Encouraging Vital Relationships

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Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) promotes excellence in safety and education by certifying riding instructors, accrediting equine facilities, producing educational conferences, and publishing educational resources. Go to www.CHA.Horse for more information.   Horses have a special way of connecting with young people. Now kids can enjoy week-long camp adventures where they are …

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Milo the Mustang – A Young Horse’s Education Continues

Photo by Tracey Hamilton

Article by: Tracey Hamilton and a Youth Dynamics Student   Milo joined Stonewater Mustangs from a Nevada BLM Herd Management Area called the Pine Nut Mountains herd. He is athletic, pony-sized, curious, never-met-a-stranger, busy-all-the-time, and four years old. He arrived with solid ground training, and a trick… he lies down …

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FlySpur Ranch – Offering EquiShare to Benefit Riders and Horses

Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) promotes excellence in safety and education by certifying riding instructors, accrediting equine facilities, producing educational conferences, and publishing educational resources. Go to www.CHA.Horse for more information. Article by Flyspur Ranch   Fifteen years ago, Kevin and Therese Friedman moved from Washington, DC to Bend, Oregon to pursue …

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Equestrian Crossings is Hands-on – Member-Run Program Offers Lessons for Everyone

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Article by: Dr. Marjorie Bommerbach, CHA Certified Instructor, EqX Volunteer   Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) promotes excellence in safety and education by certifying riding instructors, accrediting equine facilities, producing educational conferences, and publishing educational resources. CHA launched a brand-new website this month, go to www.CHA.Horse for more information.   The unit …

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Many Good Reasons to Join BCHW – Friendships and Trail Riding are Just a Few of the Benefits

Pasayten Hot Shot Crew having a lunch break. Photo by Tina Short

Are you looking for new riding partners? How about new places to ride and camp? Are you concerned about having trails to ride your four-legged partner on? As 2020 comes to a close it’s time to join or renew your memberships to trail organizations such as Back Country Horsemen of …

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Miracle Ranch Offers Special Program – Miracle Horse Club Helps to Support Ranch Horses

Article by Katy Erickson   Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) promotes excellence in safety and education by certifying riding instructors, accrediting equine facilities, producing educational conferences, and publishing educational resources. CHA launched a brand-new website this month, go to www.CHA.Horse for more information.   CHA member Miracle Ranch in Port Orchard, Washington …

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Make Your Big 2021 Riding Plans Now – Prepare, Research, and Reserve Soon!

Olympic Chapter members on a deluxe pack trip in the Sawtooth Wilderness. Photo by Sue Sundahl.

You’ve been on Facebook and Instagram and seen all the wonderful places others have been riding and you’ve thought to yourself, I want to go there. So, why not? Just do it! Start your 2021 plans now for most destinations. Get some dates and reservations set so you don’t find …

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