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Events

Three Day Cowgirl Retreat—June 2018
Jun
21
to Jun 24

Three Day Cowgirl Retreat—June 2018

We are booking participants for our 2018 special retreat for women riders, held here at Sweet Pepper Ranch and crafted with you in mind. Our Cowgirl Retreat is designed for committed women riders interested in improving riding/horsemanship skills and mind/body awareness (who isn’t these days?)! Featuring ranch riding, yoga, and meditation, this retreat also includes meals, guest speakers and more ...

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Farm Tour: Least Toxic Approach Managing Horse Properties
Jul
17
9:00 AM09:00

Farm Tour: Least Toxic Approach Managing Horse Properties

Join Alayne Blickle of Horses for Clean Water at her 10-acre horse property to learn about mud/dust control, manure composting, pasture management, track paddocks, confinement area management, wildlife enhancement, drought-tolerant native landscaping and more!

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Farm Tour: Horses and Salmon
Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Farm Tour: Horses and Salmon

See healthy horse shelters with great ventilation, large mud-free turnouts with sand piles for rolling in, shaping of land for drainage, fencing to protect trees, people pass-throughs, a horse urinal with wood chips, composting in small compost barrels, winter horse pasture management—and more!

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Class: Safe, Non-Toxic Pest Control
Jun
15
6:30 PM18:30

Class: Safe, Non-Toxic Pest Control

Are weeds or flies a problem on your horse or livestock property? Join the King Conservation District and Alayne Blickle of Horses for Clean Water for a look at eco-friendly, least-toxic ways to manage weeds, bugs, and odors. Make your place nicer for you, your horses, and the natural world, too! Join us for light dinner, snacks, and helpful education. 

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Farm Tour: Super Simple Horse Keeping
Jun
14
6:30 PM18:30

Farm Tour: Super Simple Horse Keeping

Join us at Canter Creek Farm to see how this landowner simplified her life and laid out her chore-efficiency plans for her two-horse, two-goat, four-acre property. Some of the super simple techniques you’ll see include low-maintenance fencing, composting, hay storage, mud management, bedding reduction and more!

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Farm Tour: Horse Keeping Cle Elum Style!
Jun
10
12:00 PM12:00

Farm Tour: Horse Keeping Cle Elum Style!

Join Alayne Blickle of Horses for Clean Water and farm owners Lori Nevin and Jeffery Harr as we observe the horse and land management practices on this 6-acre horse property. We will discuss ways to reduce mud, compost horse manure, keep pastures productive, reduce flies, reduce chemical use—and more!

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Class: Firewise for Horse Owners
Jun
9
6:30 PM18:30

Class: Firewise for Horse Owners

When wildfires happen, swift action needs to be taken to reduce the chance of lost animals and property damage. This presentation will help you identify wildfire risks around your horse property, learn appropriate measures to minimize that risk, and plan for evacuation should the danger of wildfire arise.

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Workshop & Tour: Building a Riding Arena
Jun
9
9:00 AM09:00

Workshop & Tour: Building a Riding Arena

So you want to build a riding arena? What considerations are there beyond how big to make it and the location? Join us in this workshop at Two Cedars Farm to discuss those considerations, regulations, and resources, and learn how to make the right choices for you, your horses, your land, and your natural resources.

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Farm Tour: Managing Horse Pastures
Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

Farm Tour: Managing Horse Pastures

Start the grazing season out right by learning about pasture management, effective irrigation, composting horse manure, fly predators for fly control—and more!  Join the farm owners and educator/horse owner Alayne Blickle of Horses for Clean Water to learn the basics managing horse properties with a least-toxic approach.

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Workshop: Pasture Management, Track Paddocks & Firewise for Horse Owners
May
5
9:00 AM09:00

Workshop: Pasture Management, Track Paddocks & Firewise for Horse Owners

Join Alayne Blickle in the Portland area for this all day workshop that covers pasture management, designing and building a track paddock for horse enrichment and health, how to become firewise on horse properties and more!

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Workshop: Horse Farm Management—Arkansas
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Workshop: Horse Farm Management—Arkansas

Join Alayne Blickle in Little Rock, AR to learn about composting and manure management options, as well as natural solutions for managing mud, insect problems, water conservation, weed control, odor control—and many other innovative, chore-efficient techniques for managing horses while reducing environmental impacts.

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Workshop: Agri-tourism, Eco-tourism and Creating Financially Sustainable Horse Properties
Mar
25
1:00 PM13:00

Workshop: Agri-tourism, Eco-tourism and Creating Financially Sustainable Horse Properties

Join us at this innovative horse property to see and learn how others are leveraging their eco-sensitive horse acreage to create financial sustainability.

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Farm Tour: Horse Keeping on Small Acreage
Mar
24
10:00 AM10:00

Farm Tour: Horse Keeping on Small Acreage

Barbara Kelly started horse keeping with nothing but a “wheelbarrow and a pitchfork.” Since then, with the help of the King Conservation District, she has put together a neat and tidy system for her two horses on 2.3 acres.

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Idaho Equine Hospital's Client Education Series: Pasture Management and Equine Health and Nutrition
Mar
7
6:30 PM18:30

Idaho Equine Hospital's Client Education Series: Pasture Management and Equine Health and Nutrition

Learn how to weave pasture, equine nutrition and horse health together. IEH veterinarian Dr. Shane Smith will speak on horse health as it relates to nutrition and diet, focusing specifically on Equine Metabolic Syndrome and Cushing’s disease (PPID), and the increased risk of laminitis associated with these diseases. Alayne Blickle from Horses for Clean Water will cover pasture management and how to design your system for your horse’s health.

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Workshop: Horse & Land Management
Mar
3
to Mar 4

Workshop: Horse & Land Management

Join Alayne Blickle and Horses for Clean Water in Sonoma County, CA for a weekend of learning about horse keeping practices which will help make your place chore-efficient, aesthetically pleasing, horse-healthy, and customer-friendly, as well as good for the environment.

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Idaho Equine Hospital's Client Education Series: A Holistic Approach to Manure Management
Feb
7
6:30 PM18:30

Idaho Equine Hospital's Client Education Series: A Holistic Approach to Manure Management

Learn the latest on manure management and horse health from Horses for Clean Water’s Alayne Blickle and IEH veterinarian Dr. Robin Knight. We will cover how to compost horse manure, off-site options for dealing with stall waste, and view the latest techniques for reducing stall waste in the barn.

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Idaho Equine Hospital's Client Education Series: Mud, Paddocks and Drainage on Horse Properties
Jan
10
6:30 PM18:30

Idaho Equine Hospital's Client Education Series: Mud, Paddocks and Drainage on Horse Properties

We cover six key steps you can take to reduce and even prevent winter mud on your horse property. IEH veterinarian Dr. Abby Matthaeus will cover how mud issues and land management can impact hoof and skin health—learn about caring for scratches, thrush, abscess, rain rot, and more. Make your place chore-efficient for you and healthier for your horses—and help keep the environment clean at the same time!

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January Online Course - Horses and Land Management Series
Jan
8
to Jan 29

January Online Course - Horses and Land Management Series

Want something horsey to do in the middle of the cold, dark winter? How 'bout an online series, focusing on making winter easier to manage and the coming summer more chore-efficient, leaving more time to ride?

Four Weekly Online Courses, Four Horse and Land Management Topics—all for $49! Enrollment is limited, please register early to reserve a spot.

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Workshop Series: Land & Water Stewardship for Livestock & Small Farm Owners
Oct
19
6:15 PM18:15

Workshop Series: Land & Water Stewardship for Livestock & Small Farm Owners

A King Conservation District native plant expert will present solutions and guidance to improve habitat and manage livestock near water. Learn ways to minimize the impact of livestock living close to water, and improve habitat near streams and wetlands.

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Workshop: Basic Horse Care: Caring for your Horse and His Home
Sep
27
6:30 PM18:30

Workshop: Basic Horse Care: Caring for your Horse and His Home

Are you new to horse keeping, or do you have a family member who would like to own a horse? Are you interested in learning what’s involved, the potential costs, how to care for a horse—as well as for the pastures and land?

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