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Events

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: 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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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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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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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: 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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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: 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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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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WORKSHOP: Small Farm Equipment for Horse and Livestock Owners
Sep
23
9:00 AM09:00

WORKSHOP: Small Farm Equipment for Horse and Livestock Owners

If you own horse or livestock property then you need small farm equipment. Join us in this on-farm class to learn about different types of equipment and their uses, as well as operation and maintenance tips. Workshop includes a farm walk to look at how Trinity Ranch, a rehab facility for horses, uses equipment to manage their property.

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Workshop: Figuring Out Footings in Paddocks
Sep
21
6:30 PM18:30

Workshop: Figuring Out Footings in Paddocks

Some sort of footing material is useful for paddocks and high traffic areas to help with drainage and reduce erosion—all part of mud control. Join Alayne Blickle from Horses for Clean Water to learn what causes mud and how it affects horse health as well as the solutions for managing it

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Farm Tour: Hobby Horse Farm
Jul
23
1:00 PM13:00

Farm Tour: Hobby Horse Farm

Tour this peaceful, small-acreage horse property to see how being eco-sensitive doesn’t have to be grandiose, nor require large-scale budgets. Learn about chore-efficient mud, manure, and pasture management in a real-life, workable situation. BONUS: At the end of the tour a special guest speaker will lead us in some hands-on activities, such as making paper nest tubes for Mason Bees.
 

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Farm Tour: Down on the Farm with the KCD’s Jay Mirro
Jul
21
6:30 PM18:30

Farm Tour: Down on the Farm with the KCD’s Jay Mirro

This 34-acre farm has a lot of wetlands, something many livestock owners struggle with.

See how the Mirro farm has embraced their wetlands and learned to live in harmony with both wetlands and native wildlife; and learn about raising pigs, chickens, cattle, goats as well.

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Workshop: Natural Solutions for Managing Mud, Dust, Bugs & Weeds
Jul
19
6:30 PM18:30

Workshop: Natural Solutions for Managing Mud, Dust, Bugs & Weeds

Join Alayne Blickle from Horses for Clean Water for this workshop to learn how to naturally control weeds, insects, odors and more while reducing chemical use and utilizing natural solutions to make your property healthier for you, your horses, your community and wildlife.

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Three-Day Youth Horsemanship Class and Swimming for Middle-Schoolers
Jun
27
to Jun 29

Three-Day Youth Horsemanship Class and Swimming for Middle-Schoolers

Is your middle-schooler interested in horses? Sign them up for our ½ day horsemanship camp at Sweet Pepper Ranch & swimming afterwards at the Nampa Rec Center. Fun horsey games and hands-on activities included! This program for youth provides a brief introduction to horses and horse care using the ranch horses.

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WORKSHOP: Eco-Friendly Ways to Control Mud, Dust, Bugs & Weeds—For Horse & Small Acreage Livestock Owners
Jun
3
3:00 PM15:00

WORKSHOP: Eco-Friendly Ways to Control Mud, Dust, Bugs & Weeds—For Horse & Small Acreage Livestock Owners

Do you own horses, sheep, goats, or other livestock? Learn innovative, chore-efficient, eco-sensitive ways for mud management, least toxic pest control, managing odors, water conservation, and on-farm recycling, as well as ways to put native plants to work on your farm.

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Sound Horse Keeping for Professionals
Jun
2
9:00 AM09:00

Sound Horse Keeping for Professionals

Mark your calendar! Fresh ideas for managing confinement areas and pastures to keep them healthy, mud-free, and chore-efficient will be covered at this all day workshop for professionals (agency staff, veterinarians, farriers, feed store staff). Workshop will be both indoors and out, so dress for the weather.

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FARM TOUR: Agri & Ecotourism on Horse Properties
May
7
1:00 PM13:00

FARM TOUR: Agri & Ecotourism on Horse Properties

Join us on this exciting, innovative farm tour to learn how an eco-sensitive equestrian property can help you make money with your small acreage. This private, 10 acre equestrian event center includes a Hunt Club banquet hall that accommodates 100 people, outdoor riding arena, mud-free paddocks, manure compost bins, pasture areas, managed stewardship forest, professionally landscaped estate, stunning views of Mt Si, and a Laotian pagoda surrounded by meditation ponds.

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WORKSHOP: Designing Paddocks for Chore-Efficiency, Animal Health, and Clean Water
May
4
6:00 PM18:00

WORKSHOP: Designing Paddocks for Chore-Efficiency, Animal Health, and Clean Water

At this workshop we will cover heavy use site design: fencing and footing options, feeders, choosing the right shelter—as well as dealing with drainage and reducing mud. Enrichment opportunities for the horse—ways to make his surroundings less static and more stimulating—will be at the heart of this event.

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WORKSHOP: Designing Horse Paddocks for Chore-Efficiency and Horse Health
Apr
30
1:00 PM13:00

WORKSHOP: Designing Horse Paddocks for Chore-Efficiency and Horse Health

At this workshop we will cover site design, fencing and footing options, feeders, choosing the right shelter—as well as dealing with drainage and reducing mud. Enrichment opportunities for the horse—ways to make his surroundings less static and more stimulating—will be at the heart of this event.

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WORKSHOP: Sustainable Horse Keeping - Practices to Protect Your Horse & Property from Climate Change
Apr
29
10:30 AM10:30

WORKSHOP: Sustainable Horse Keeping - Practices to Protect Your Horse & Property from Climate Change

We will cover basics of growing and sustaining pastures, managing weeds, renovating pastures, and fencing pastures so they are more productive and your horse is healthy. In addition, we will cover horse health issues related to pasture management and discuss emerging trends related to climate change.

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Workshop: Dealing with Mud, Paddocks and Drainage on Horse Properties and Great Ideas for Manure Management
Apr
8
9:00 AM09:00

Workshop: Dealing with Mud, Paddocks and Drainage on Horse Properties and Great Ideas for Manure Management

Spend the day with Alayne Blickle, a life-long equestrian and creator/director of Horses for Clean Water to learn fun, down-to-earth approaches to horse and land care. Create a horse property you can be proud of!

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