What Was I Thinking?

Moving 1500 Miles Is Not for the Faint of Heart Would I do it again? Ask me in a month. Right now, I’m in the thick of closing on a house…finally! After several lost offers we finally found a place. It’s not final as of today but we’re hoping to …

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Old Bits: Blanketing Tips

Welcome to the 1st article from our archives! This was from our very first magazine, December 1995 Old Bits: Blanketing Tips By Barb Reilly, Whatcom Farmer’s Co-op When measuring your horse for a blanket, measure from the center of the chest, around the side, to the center of the tail. …

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What I’m Grateful For in 2020

Thanksgiving is a reminder to appreciate the blessings in our lives It’s more important than ever to appreciate the good things in our lives this season. I’m reminded of how grateful I am to those people and horses in my life that keep me grounded and sane in an insane …

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Black Beauty Reimagined

AHP Interview with Ashley Avis, Director of Black Beauty Images courtesy of Disney Who doesn’t love a good horse movie? This movie captured my heart from the beginning. I was pleased to see it has appeal for a mature audience as well as children. The movie’s director, Ashley Avis, wanted …

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Find Gifts in Memories – Recovery Offers Time to Reminisce

Karen and April at Bolender Horse Park, Fall 2014 - Photo by Hal Cook

It’s funny. When you’re young, you think you’ll never get old. I remember feeling that I’d never get my driver’s license, graduate high school, or marry. When I was a little girl all I could think about was horses. I tormented my parents almost daily about getting a horse. They …

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Horse People are Tough

  How Horse People in Business Can Survive the Economic Fallout from the Coronavirus Scare   Turning on the news is eerily frightening. We haven’t seen a pandemic of this magnitude since the Influenza of 1918. Businesses are struggling, many industries, such as airlines and cruise lines are just a …

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Looking Forward to Helping Others Enjoy Their Horses

Horses are my life! I’m sitting here feeling grateful for the amazing horses I have. I’m blessed because they are gentle, well behaved, well trained and truly a pleasure to care for. I look forward to sharing what I’ve learned about horses over the years and help others realize you …

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Embracing A Season of Change

What’s around the corner for NW Horse Source? Embracing a season of change is here. It’s been quite a while since I’ve written a blog. One of the reasons is the same for many of you…I’m too busy! Let me share my thoughts on that. We all have choices in …

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Feeling Better by Drinking Coffee

Discover how I lost 15# in 35 days Today I’m down 15# in 35 days. I’m gearing up for the Holidays. I’m eating healthy and losing weight. Feeling so much better! Want to know how I did it by drinking coffee? Ask me how! Weight loss has never come easy …

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