Boarding Your Horse and Liability: Protect Yourself

The Basics of Commercial Equine Insurance By JoAnn Maynard   I do a lot of traveling with my horse to different boarding facilities and farms. Because of my insurance background, I look at things a little differently than other people do. Awareness and attitudes at facilities about safety and liability …

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The Secret Lives of Horse Trailers Part 2

Wheel Bearings, Races, and Seals, OH MY! By Leigh Goodison Grieve   In the last article on horse trailer safety and maintenance we discussed tires and wheels. If the wheels of your trailer are the legs, then certainly the wheel bearings, spindles and axles are the heart—without them, you don’t …

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The Northwest Horse Fair and Expo Does it Again!

During the third weekend of March the Linn County Fair and Expo Center in Albany, Ore was the place to be for all Northwest horse enthusiasts. The expo celebrated a 12th consecutive year of all things equine. By Alana Linderoth     A wide-array of disciplines ranging from traditional Western …

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Tack for Cowhorse Competition

Northwest cowhorse competitor shares favorite pieces of tack for competition Photos and article by Karen Pickering   Tack won’t make a trainer anymore than clothing defines a man, but quality gear does make a difference. At the NWRCHA Show, April 14-17 in Lynden, WA, I had the opportunity to see …

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The Secret Lives of Horse Trailers Part 1

“There are no bad horse trailers, there is only bad maintenance.” By Leigh Goodison Grieve   Anyone can take a new horse trailer of any make, price, and quality of construction and turn it into a pile of junk rusting in the pasture. Or, they can keep it washed and …

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