We are sorry to announce that the September chapter meeting scheduled for Friday, September 9th has been postponed due to Covid. Several members have tested positive or have been exposed, so we are rescheduling the meeting to Friday, October 14th. We hope to see you then!
Mark your calendar for Friday, October 14th, 7PM, TriArea Community Center We have a great program to offer about Equine Emergency Preparedness (EEP). Chief Brett Black of East Jefferson County Fire Department will present about fire prevention and awareness for stock owners. This is open to all members and guests. This will include information on the Fire Department’s role in responding to wildfires, earthquakes, and … Read More Are You and Your Horse Prepared For Emergencies?
The drive south on US Highway 101 along the Hood Canal gave us a forewarning of what lay ahead. For 50 miles there were downed powerlines and poles, trees and massive amounts of debris piled along the sides of the road. The date was Saturday, February 26th and Buckhorn Range chapter President Kris Lenke and I were on our way to a field trip … Read More Hikers and Horsemen Team Up to Open Popular Trail & Horse Camp
We are hosting a regional work party in partnership with other chapters in the region to get LeBar Horse Camp and the Lower S. Fork Skokomish River trail ready for the season. Winter storm damage is extensive – there is a lot of work to do! We need volunteers for camp and trail work. Tasks include: brushing/swamping (a lot of swamping!), blowdown removal (sawyers … Read More LeBar Horse Camp Regional Work Party May 20th – 22nd
We have added a new page to our site to give you resources to assist you in preparing for emergencies and natural disasters.
Join us for viewing the film, produced by chapter member Wren Winfield, of Bernice Ende’s epic story about riding 30,000 miles across our country. In Lady Long Rider, Bernice shares the miles of insight she gained on the horseback ride that ultimately became a journey of self-discovery. Question/Answer session with Wren to follow.
September 10th 7PM, Tri-Area Community Center Important meeting to discuss suggestions for 2022 meetings and work parties, by-laws changes, and chapter officer nominations. LeBar Horse Camp and Skokomish trail updates. Please come and be part of the decision-making. Since we’re indoors, mask up.
Come and enjoy all that LeBar Horse Camp has to offer along with other members of our chapter. Whether this is your first time (kind assistance offered) or one of many times camping with your equine partner, you’re sure to enjoy this weekend full of camaraderie and riding. More information and directions available. Please RSVP so we have an idea if we need to organize meals, … Read More LeBar Campout July 23 – 25th
I would like to thank all those that made the LeBar work party successful and fun. It was one of those planned events that could either have worked or not worked. We had 44 yards of gravel being delivered to a locked gated campground in the mountains (LeBar) so it could have been a true disaster if everything didn’t happen like clockwork. For example, … Read More LeBar Horse Camp Gets a Makover!
We had a dry if not terribly sunny day on Saturday, although someone invited the mosquitoes to the party as well. Since the pandemic blew into our lives there have been solo and household work parties, and a couple of small gatherings to work at the Horse Park, but this was the first group work party I had hosted in over a year, and … Read More May Day/Derby Day Work Party at Ichabod’s Bridge