Iron Legacy Ranch – Love God, Love People, Love Horses

Team photo from ILR

Article by Heidi Tracy Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) promotes excellence in safety and education by certifying riding instructors, accrediting equine facilities, producing educational conferences, and publishing educational resources. Check out the CHA website, go to www.CHA.Horse for more information.   We welcome our newest CHA program member, Iron Legacy Ranch (ILR) …

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Senior Horse Essay/Photo Contest Winners

From the NW Horse Source Editor The December Senior Horse issue of the Northwest Horse Source is my favorite one of the year. It’s also one of the hardest for me. I have a real soft spot for old horses, so I love reading all the essays that come in …

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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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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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