The Fabulous Mt. Hood Center

By flyingchanges / December 2, 2021

We had the opportunity to learn a little more about the fantastic Mt. Hood Center, which hosts incredible events and opportunities for local and visiting riders. In this feature we…

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A Closer Look at the Sabine Schut-Kery Clinic and the ODS 50th Anniversary

By flyingchanges / November 30, 2021
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by Wendy Krebs, DVM I doubt I am alone amongst my fellow dressage enthusiasts in that I would much rather spend my spare moments in the saddle or mucking stalls…

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World-Class Braiding

By flyingchanges / September 27, 2021
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Ah, beautiful braids. It’s such a treat seeing horses turned out at shows with their manes and tails in perfect order. For many of us, this magic happens at some…

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A Closer Look at Tack Room Too

By flyingchanges / September 21, 2021
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Tack Room Too has been a family business since its inception, and the O’Briens have taken over in stellar form. In this column where we look and applaud our local…

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A Wild Ride on the Willamette Coast

By flyingchanges / September 17, 2021

Lindley and Justin Leahy offer horsemanship in the form of adventure. by Sarah Crampton In the day-to-day riding of horses for pleasure and sport, we forget that horses are also…

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Trail Riding in the Pacific Northwest

By flyingchanges / August 9, 2021

Written by Corie Traylor The Northwest is paradise for lovers of the outdoors. Less than a day’s drive in any direction we can experience the pristine peace of high alpine…

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It’s The Partnership That Counts

By flyingchanges / August 3, 2021
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Looking Beyond Warmbloods by Sarah Crampton If you consider the definition of a sport horse, it is a type of horse, rather than any specific breed. Typically, it is a…

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Ride Big

By flyingchanges / July 21, 2021

by John Haime In John Haime’s new book he discusses the crucial role confidence plays in equestrian sports, how to cultivate your own confidence, and offers exercises and examples on…

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Coming Full Circle With Kimry Jelen

By flyingchanges / July 19, 2021
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by Eva Gill Not long after moving to Bend, a poster caught Kimry Jelen’s attention. Something about it touched her and she knew in that moment she wanted to create…

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Let’s Do This! Using Mantras to Elevate Our Ride

By flyingchanges / July 6, 2021
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Darby Bonomi, PhD is a Sport and Performance Psychologist. She works with equestrians in all disciplines, as well as other athletes, to achieve optimal performance in and out of the…

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