Karen Griffiths

HORSEPLAY: Local riders place at equestrian meet

WASHINGTON STATE High School Equestrian Team’s District 4 held its third and final qualifying meet in Vancouver, Wash., last month. Congratulations to Emma Albright for… Continue reading

 

HORSEPLAY: Peninsula high school riders continue competing

I REALLY NEED to apologize to all concerned for casting a stone into calm waters. In my March 24 column, I wrote about our local… Continue reading

 

HORSEPLAY: Several organizations offer riding lessons

OVER THE RIVER and through the woods to grandmother’s house the kids go for the summer. Now what? It’s time to learn new things and… Continue reading

 

HORSEPLAY: Port Angeles, Sequim high school equestrian teams begin season

AND THEY’RE OFF. That’s right, our local high school equestrian teams just competed at their first of three Washington State High School Equestrian Team qualifying… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Trail work crews rely on volunteers

ISN’T IT NICE to see the sun shining again after our recent deluge of snow? Here in the lower elevations of Sequim the sun’s been… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Preparation is key to surviving snow storms

SO, HOW DID all you horse owners out there weather what many have termed “snowmageddon?” While not nearly as fearsome as the biblical reference found… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: When Gypsy met Porsche

Mini-horse becomes companion for French Warmblood horse

HORSEPLAY: Port Townsend certified trainer helps teach riders

ACCORDING TO CHRISTINE Headley “family are friends and friends become family” at the Heron Pond Farm Equestrian Center in Port Townsend. The United States Dressage… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Now is the time to prepare for an emergency

WE LIVE IN an era when we are constantly told to be prepared in case of an earthquake or other natural disaster. Are you heeding… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Rescue horses need care, attention

IS IT TRUE blonds have more fun? As a gray-haired brunette I don’t have expertise in that area, but I can tell you Fox-Bell Farm… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Consider donating to OPEN to help equines in need

I COULDN’T DO it. I couldn’t continually take in unwanted, vulnerable and big sensitive-eyed horses while depending on donations to help feed and care for… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Group helps challenge riders to hitch up in winter

WHO AMONG US relishes saddling up and riding when it’s bone-chilling cold outside? Not me. I’ve never been one to tolerate the cold well. I’m… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Know what to do when the time is right

Writer says a painful goodbye to long-time friend

HORSEPLAY: Carlsborg local still riding strong

CARLSBORG’S WAYNORA MARTIN competed in her first state finals at age 7. “I joined my family for team events, like the Bareback relay,” she said.… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Back Country Horsemen hope for new members

ONCE AGAIN BACK Country Horsemen Peninsula Chapter’s informational booth was at the Railroad Bridge Park earlier this month for its 20th Riverfest Celebration. The festival… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Working together, a bridge is built

T’WAS A MUDDY mess on a trail in a Jefferson Country park soon to be open to equestrians that fueled Bob Hoyle’s desire to build… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Local farm owners now offer trailrides, lessons

I WAS SO excited when I read the classified ad stating the owners of Blue Meadow Farm were offering guided trail rides on their rental… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: 4-H clubs teach the love and work of owning a horse

A FLYING HORSE at the Clallam County Fair? If there’d been a stronger wind last Saturday afternoon you might have seen one due to a… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Horses and their humans enjoy beach ride

SUNSET WAS FALLING outside my home when I heard the clip clop sound of horse hooves on the road. My dogs heard it too and… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Backbone of the organization is honored

DO YOU HAVE a good backbone? I’m not talking about your spine, but if you’re a part of any organization, be it for work, hobby… Continue reading