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Certified Horsemanship Association Online Silent Auction is OPEN

(October 2020) – Certified Horsemanship Association is hosting an Online Silent Auction this year and it is open for bidding now at https://cha.horse/advertise/#donate-silent-auction-items. It is truly an All-Breed, All-Discipline Auction thanks to our wonderful donors! Please share this event with everyone. Great horse owner supplies, travel, gift baskets, household items, gift certificates, …

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MiVoden Equestrian Center – Setting the Bar High During Difficult Days

Photo by MiVoden Equestrian Center

Article by Holly Haeger 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.   MiVoden Equestrian Center, part of Camp MiVoden on Idaho’s …

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Two Washington Regions Remain Active in Trail Projects – Updates from Ponderosa Chapter and Mt. St. Helens Chapter

WTRA before. Photo by BCHW.

Riverside State Park Equestrian Area    By Ken Carmichael The equestrian area at Riverside State Park near Spokane, Washington provides a wonderful venue for horsemen. Many of us take advantage of the campground, arena, round pen, and trail obstacle course. Groups use it for events, individuals use it for training and …

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Camps Continue with Precautions – Mustang Trainer Still Needed

Photo by Stonewater Mustangs

As I write this short update, Ken, Tracey, and our summer staff and volunteers are in their second day of horse camps for the summer. Due to the restrictions and needed precautions with COVID-19, we have broken one 10-student camp into two 5-student camps. We have also adjusted how/where students …

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Fall Riding Opportunities in Washington – Rock Creek Horse Camp, Riverside State Park, and Les Hilde Trailhead

Photo by Patti Sanders Carmichael

Note: A decision on whether to hold the 2020 BCHW Winery and Halloween Costume & Prize Ride is being made on September 1, the same day this edition is released. Please visit bchw.org for the announcement of that decision.   Rock Creek Horse Camp on NE Dole Valley Road in Yacolt, …

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Alice Yancey and Angie Schutte – Goodbye, Dear Alice Yancey

Photo by Pat Leedy

NWHS Editor’s Note: Alice Yancey, a Whatcom County, Washington, horsewoman, volunteer, and trail rider extraordinaire passed away on June 7, 2020. I first met Alice many years ago (at least 25) when we were both members of the Bellingham Riding Club (BRC). Alice, along with long-time best friend and partner …

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