– NW Equine is a vendor at the So Northwest Women’s Show –
Our focus will be introducing and sharing HORSES, HORSES, and HORSES!
We will be providing tools and resources to educate folks as they enter our fabulous world of horses. Along with sharing many of the disciplines and activities you can do with horses.
With an expected attendance of 16,000, we are excited to have this opportunity to share horses and our Northwest Equine Community. Stop by our booth, #410, near center of the Tacoma Dome.
Join us for two days of Fashion, Health, Food, and Fun – two stages and hundreds of exhibits, plus entertainment fashion shows and seminars!
For more details view the So Northwest Women’s Show website and Facebook page listed below.
Some of the handout articles, provided by Karen with The Northwest Horse Source, will include:
- How to Find a Trainer – Tips for Choosing Your Best Match
- No Joking Matter: Becoming an Equestrian in Your Golden Years
- How to Buy Your Perfect Horse: Four Rules of Horse Buying
- How to Experience the Beautiful Life: Ten Tips to Ensure Safe and Happy Trail Riding
- Finding a Boarding Barn – Your Horse’s Home Needs to Make you Both Happy
- 4-H: Growing With the Gang
- February issues of ‘The Northwest Horse Source’ magazine.
Some of the books included on the recommended reading bookshelf will be:
- Books for the Horse-Crazy Girl by Brittney Joy (Northwest Author)
- Horse Care for Kids: Grooming, Feeding, Behavior, Stable & Pasture, Health Care, Handling & Safety, Enjoying by Cherry Hill
- Riding for the Rest of Us: A Practical Guide for Adult Riders by Jessica Jahiel
- A Horse of Her Own (fiction) by Annie Wedekind
- Centered Riding by Sally Swift
- Stablekeeping: A Visual Guide to Safe and Healthy Horsekeeping by Cherry Hill
- A Good Horse is Never a Bad Color by Mark Rashid
- The United States Pony Club Manual of Horsemanship: Basics for Beginners
- The Tao of Equus: A Woman’s Journey of Healing and Transformation Through the Way of the Horse by Linda Kahanov
- Referral to Books, Magazine, DVD & Video NW Equine Directory category
Some of the new artwork/banners will include:
- Standing 6 ft tall banner with the text “10 Reasons To Buy Your Daughter a Horse” photo by Magic Look Photography
- Backwall banner with the text “Discover the Joy” photo by Elizabeth Knight Photography
- Photo postcard handouts with ‘touch your heart’ text. Photographers Tracey Westbury, Chuck Lacy
Some of the focus topics and items displayed will be:
- “Life Between The Ears” slide show on monitor with signage encouraging folks to Travel The World From A Saddle
- Samples from “Chava Naturals”
- Film trailer for “500 Miles” documentary from Heroes And Horses shown on monitor
- Artwork by “Art by Shano”
- Equine Therapy Programs with handouts: What is available? What can they accomplish?
- Mathbook by “Horse Lover’s Math”
- Video from Freedom Farm outlining what horses and riding lessons can do for you. The creating of connection and change.
- Wine glasses by “The Horse’s Glass”
- “KountryKrochet” crocheted horses
Some of the laminated NW Equine Directory Listings from the categories of:
- Riding Instructors with emphasis specializing in beginners
- Boarding Facility
- Equine Therapy Programs
- Day Camp
- Guest Ranch
- Horse Rental
- Clubs and Groups
“No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle” – Winston Chruchill