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To design, build, operate and maintain the premier equestrian facility in the Northwest serving the recreational, competitive and educational needs of riders and horse enthusiasts in all disciplines, age groups and skill levels. The venue will accommodate large horse events and cater to smaller, less formal activities. In addition to providing new opportunities for those involved in equine sports, the Horse Park also will stimulate Washington’s economy by creating jobs, increasing demand for goods and services and attracting new tourism.
The Washington State Horse Park lies off I-90 in Cle Elum with easy access from all over the state. The site has 112 acres of gently sloping terrain and is five minutes from Suncadia Resort which offers a variety of lodging, dining and recreational amenities in addition to those in Cle Elum, Roslyn and Ellensburg areas.
The Horse Park is developing into the premier equestrian facility in Washington state, serving the recreational, competitive and educational needs of riders and horse enthusiasts in all disciplines, age groups and skill levels. The venue will provide ample facilities to accommodate large horse events, and already is able to cater to small-to-medium size shows and less formal activities.
The needs of horse people involved in a wide variety of equine disciplines across the state are served at the Horse Park. This world-class venue is fast becoming the “go to place” for breed shows, western competitions, hunter/jumper shows, dressage competitions, three-day events, combined driving and competitive trail riding, to name a few. Local, regional and national competitions will be attracted to the site for its comprehensive offerings and stunning setting.
The Horse Park also serves those interested in less formal equestrian activities such as trail riding and back country packing. Connections are being made to join the Coal Mine Trail east of the site and other nearby regional trails.
People of all ages and skill levels are drawn to the Horse Park, and special consideration is given to youth programs and therapeutic riding. Emphasis also is placed on fostering education and training through clinics, demonstrations, seminars and camps.
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This DIY natural horse shampoo recipe is one of my favorites to have on hand. I use it for my horses, dogs, kids, and my own hair with great results. I love all the natural horse products on the market today, but not always the price tag! In my experience, this recipe works just as well as the $30+ per liter brands and is super easy to make.
The main ingredient in the top natural shampoos is usually a coconut based soap, and for this recipe, I always use Dr. Bronners Organic Liquid Castile Soap. In my experience, it’s by far the best in quality and price. In a pinch, you can use it straight from the bottle, but the addition of oils, glycerin, witch hazel and essential oils really gives it an extra boost (it can also be too drying on its own). Since I have lots of essential oils I usually go for the unscented option, but you can also choose one with it already added (Tea Tree is awesome!) to save a step.
DIY Natural Horse Shampoo Recipe
1 cup Dr. Bronners Liquid Soap (find it here)
1 tsp. Jojoba Oil (find it here)
1 tsp. Fractionated Coconut Oil (find it here)
2 tsp. Vegetable Glycerin (find it here)
2 tsp. Witch Hazel (find it here)
Essential Oils (optional)
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