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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Pilates For Horses

By flyingchanges / June 8, 2021
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A Mind-Body Conditioning System for Strength, Mobility, and Performance Pilates for Horses is for all people looking to build and maintain a solid foundation of strength and comfort for their…

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Air Vests: A Safety Option for Riders

By flyingchanges / June 1, 2021

Safety vests are becoming more and more common in the jumping ring. Let’s break it down. Riding horses definitely has its risks. How likely are you to be injured while…

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Kissing Spine: Coming Back From a Terrifying Diagnosis

By flyingchanges / May 20, 2021
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When Richelle Tracht’s mare Bristol started exhibiting signs of anxiety and stress at the higher levels she ruled out saddle fit and lameness only to discover her mare had Kissing…

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Horsepower Vineyards: The Hoofbeat of Tradition

By flyingchanges / May 11, 2021
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May/June 2021 Cover Story Written by Kim Curzi Equestrians in the Pacific Northwest are no strangers to good wine. Aside from the fact that Oregon and Washington boast world famous…

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