Feature Story: “Far” and Forever – Parting with the Horse of a Lifetime

By Catherine Madera   There’s no denying horses ignite passion and imagination. With the right horse we dream more, feel more, imagine more than we do alone. A horse is not just a horse, after all. It’s an elegant and noble friend, a catalyst for dreams and fantasies. Finding and …

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June 2019 Issue IS HERE!   June 2019 Cover Story: Cavallo Hoof Boots – Growing at a Gallop! (Win a pair of Cavallo Hoof Boots!) Feature Story: Getting the Right Fit Could Be a Cinch! A Review of the Total Saddle Fit Shoulder Relief Cinch (Win a Total Saddle Fit …

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February 2019 Issue

February 2019 Cover Story: Washington State Horse Expo – Clark County Event Center – March 1-3, 2019 Feature Story: Heros and Superstars – The Real-life Adventures of Dally and Spanky Trail Savvy: A New Horse Trailer – Part 2 Equine Wellness: Keys to a Successful Pre-purchase Exam Taking the Northwest …

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Heroes and Superstars

The Real-Life Adventures of Dally and Spanky By Lynn Jenkins   Last November, California experienced some of its deadliest fires. But this is not a story about devastation and loss; it’s a story with a happy ending. It’s a story about how Steve Rother and Francesca Carsen of Rother’s Horsemanship …

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Senior Horse Nutrition

Pleasure and Performance Horse from Life Data Rounds Out Senior Horses’ Dietary Needs By Life Data Staff   The best senior horse feeding program will improve the nutrient balance and increase the feed efficiency of the natural hay and pasture diet. Life Data® Barn Bag® Pleasure and Performance Horse furnishes …

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The NW Horse Source Senior Horse Essay Contest Winners

Old horses are golden. Once again, I found myself in tears reading the essays submitted for our annual Senior Horse Essay Contest. These stories of enduring love and life-long devotion are a testament to the commitment and care people have for their horses. Unfortunately, we didn’t have any youth entries …

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One True Thing

The Gifts of Middle Age By Catherine Madera     I got my first horse, an Arabian named Sunny, when I was 11. A bright bay, he was flashy as a copper penny. I’d never seen anything so beautiful. My first ride on him is seared into memory: After strapping …

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