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Alumni Update: Aiden (Copper)

Alumni Update: Aiden (Copper)

Copper (formerly Aiden) is living it up and LOVING life as a Washington High School Equestrian Team (WAHSET) horse with his human, Maeve. Just look at that view of Mount Rainier! He gets that view from his stall, lucky boy! Maeve said that Copper loves to do the games…

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Domino’s “Thumbprint”

Domino’s “Thumbprint”

Penned by:  Debbie M, SAFE Volunteer  “Most of us enjoy some pampering; and Domino does, too, from his bevy of groomers who currently pamper him three to four or more times a week!  Evidence of this includes his welcoming nicker when you approach his paddock, to his…

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Buck Brannaman Clinic Report: Edward

Buck Brannaman Clinic Report: Edward 

Kaya M has been working and riding Edward, and recently took him to attend the Buck Brannaman clinics in Spanaway and Ellensburg. Here’s what she has to say about the experience: “Eddie was a lucky guy recently! For two weekends in a row, he got to hang out with Buck…

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Poppy and Moshi and the Brush Cutter

Poppy and Moshi and the Brush Cutter 

Casey A, who has been working and riding Moshi and Poppy, has been helping them free up their feet and find peace. This is exemplified by a recent event featuring the brush cutter: “SAFE’s facilities team is a hard-working crew, and today’s big project was clearing…

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Buck Brannaman Clinic Report: Tiva

Buck Brannaman Clinic Report: Tiva 

To ask what it was like to have the opportunity to bring Tiva to her first off-site clinic – and a Buck Brannaman clinic at that – the simplest answer I could give you is that it was great. Sometimes, language fails. Tiva was as at home in the strange corral of…

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Alumni Program — Q2 Update

Alumni Program — Q2 Update 

Our second quarter of SAFE alumni checks has come to a close. Q2 was extremely busy with 54 horses scheduled for their annual check, bringing our total number of horses checked on for the year up to 102! 43 horses were visited in person, with the remaining 11 horses…

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Reflecting on Our Time with Buck Brannaman

Reflecting on Our Time with Buck Brannaman 

As I sit here reflecting on the past two incredible weeks of learning from Buck Brannaman, I am filled with gratitude. To paraphrase Buck from the last day of the Ellensburg clinic, “In my life, I don’t know if I have been lucky, but I sure know that I have been…

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Gals Being Pals

Gals Being Pals 

Nova and Harissa have been sharing a fence line for a while now, but recently became officially introduced out in their grass backyard. Neither of these girls are a stranger to herd dynamics, so there was very little fanfare as they established the hierarchy (Harissa…

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Heart of the Horse
July 20 from 5–10 pm
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Joel Conner Horsemanship Clinic
Aug 16–18
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Alumni Update: Aiden (Copper)

Alumni Update: Aiden (Copper)

Copper (formerly Aiden) is living it up and LOVING life as a Washington High School Equestrian Team (WAHSET) horse with his human, Maeve. Just look at that view of Mount Rainier! He gets that view from his stall, lucky boy! Maeve said that Copper loves to do the games…

read more
Domino’s “Thumbprint”

Domino’s “Thumbprint”

Penned by:  Debbie M, SAFE Volunteer  “Most of us enjoy some pampering; and Domino does, too, from his bevy of groomers who currently pamper him three to four or more times a week!  Evidence of this includes his welcoming nicker when you approach his paddock, to his…

read more
Buck Brannaman Clinic Report: Edward

Buck Brannaman Clinic Report: Edward 

Kaya M has been working and riding Edward, and recently took him to attend the Buck Brannaman clinics in Spanaway and Ellensburg. Here’s what she has to say about the experience: “Eddie was a lucky guy recently! For two weekends in a row, he got to hang out with Buck…

read more
Poppy and Moshi and the Brush Cutter

Poppy and Moshi and the Brush Cutter 

Casey A, who has been working and riding Moshi and Poppy, has been helping them free up their feet and find peace. This is exemplified by a recent event featuring the brush cutter: “SAFE’s facilities team is a hard-working crew, and today’s big project was clearing…

read more
Buck Brannaman Clinic Report: Tiva

Buck Brannaman Clinic Report: Tiva 

To ask what it was like to have the opportunity to bring Tiva to her first off-site clinic – and a Buck Brannaman clinic at that – the simplest answer I could give you is that it was great. Sometimes, language fails. Tiva was as at home in the strange corral of…

read more
Alumni Program — Q2 Update

Alumni Program — Q2 Update 

Our second quarter of SAFE alumni checks has come to a close. Q2 was extremely busy with 54 horses scheduled for their annual check, bringing our total number of horses checked on for the year up to 102! 43 horses were visited in person, with the remaining 11 horses…

read more

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