Category Archives: Our Local Horse Community


There’s A New Game In Town

The current stable of horse-themed board games, many of which are for children, has a new entry. Fantasy Stable Game could easily become the front-runner in this business. Two versions are being marketed by the developers, a regular version and a junior version for the younger set. Keshia and Anastasia “Ana” Swanlund, sisters and co-developers of Fantasy Stable Game, […]


2015 NW Equine Expo in Albany Oregon

It’s that time of year again!  The biggest gathering in the Northwest of all things horse. Starting Friday, March 20th, and going through Sunday, March 22nd, you will be able to shop, listen to lectures, watch breed exhibitions, training demos, riding instruction and even take in some entertainment. Doors open at 10am on Friday, 9:00am […]


Back in the Saddle Again

She was down for the count, but managed to rise to her knees. With supreme effort, she regained her balance, stepped up to the stirrup and mounted a return as a successful businesswoman. Pat Hall, better known as the Blanket Lady, is a never-say-die kind of woman. Despite her business setback some years ago she […]


Oregon Horse Country

Does any part of your life involve horses? Oregon Horse Country may be a useful organization to check out. They exist to promote all aspects of the horse industry in Oregon and work to stimulate the equine culture within the state. There are events scheduled throughout the year where you can meet other riders, discuss […]


Ride With Your Horse, Not On It

Are you tense on your mount? Is there a nagging thought that riding should be more relaxing for you if you only knew the secret? Emily Clark of The Supple Rider can give you some clues about that.  Her business claim is to “transform your tension and pain into freedom and ease”. As a rider, […]


Oregon Horse Country

Does any part of your life involve horses? Oregon Horse Country may be a useful organization to check out. They exist to promote all aspects of the horse industry in Oregon and work to stimulate the equine culture within the state. There are events scheduled throughout the year where you can meet other riders, discuss […]



House and Horse Sitter Service

Kara Roller, wife, mother and lifelong horse owner recognized the need for animal owners to get away from it all occasionally and started offering her services to friends 12 years ago.  That gave them the opportunity to chill from the daily routine of feeding, letting in, letting out, turning out, and cleaning up after numerous […]


Learn to Love Horses

Have you always wanted to actually get acquainted with a horse beyond seeing them at the State Fair? Mia Ramos will happily grant your wish at her ranch in Monroe, Oregon, just south of Corvallis, Oregon. This year she is offering people without any horse experience an opportunity to get up close and personal with […]