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Winterizing Your Horse

by Lisa Johnson and Peggy Kernan
 

November Newsletter

Fall is here and winter is coming!

 
 
 
 
 
 

Winterizing Your Horse

The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting colder. Is your senior horse ready for the changing of the seasons? Take a look at some considerations to make for your senior equine..

 

 
 
 

Thank You!

 

We had a great response for our plea of calendar pictures. Our work is definitely cut our for us to sort through all of these great pictures!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Protein Problems..

Here’s the dilemma: your young horse in training is having a hard time building up their top line and adding appropriate muscle. Despite your best riding and conditioning efforts, still no change. So, what do you do? If you thought “add protein to their diet,” you’re not wrong. But, how do you choose the right type of protein for your horse?

 

 

Top School Districts in Oregon!

by Lisa Johnson and Peggy Kernan

The first school bell for the 2017-2018 academic year is about to ring throughout Western Moving to Oregon! Help your student succeed this school year by enrolling them in one of the best public school districts in the state! Educational review and ranking website Niche recently released their list of 2018 Best School Districts in Oregon. Of the 156 districts ranked throughout the state, 11 Western Oregon districts made it into top of 15% of their class! With excellent academics, teachers,athletics, extracurriculars, facilities, and more, the following districts strive to ensure that every child receives a top education.

 

#1 Lake Oswego School District #7J

#4 West Linn-Wilsonville School District #3JT

#5 Corvallis School District

#9 Silver Falls School District

#10 Philomath School District 17J

#12 St. Paul School District 45

#13 Greater Albany Horse Fair and Expo Public Schools

#16 North Clackamas School District #12

#18 Gladstone School District #115

#21 Oakland School District #1

#22 Eugene School District 4J


 

Top public school districts provide families with an excellent education and helps increase the value of local homes. If are looking to Buy a home in one of these top ranked school districts, give Horsepower Real Estate a call today or visit our website at http://www.westernoregonhorseproperties.com/.

 

Get Ready for the Oregon State Fair!

by Lisa Johnson and Peggy Kernan

Mark your calendar for the OREGON STATE FAIR!! From Friday, August 25th, through Monday, September 4th, enjoy the best that Moving to Oregon has to offer! Head to the Oregon State Fairgrounds (2330 17th Street Northeast, Salem) for 11 days of Attractions, Competitions, Carnival, Animals/Livestock, and so much more!

 


Our favorite thing about the State Fair? All of the equestrian events! There are fantastic horse shows scheduled throughout the fair. Do not miss out on any of the fun by checking out the schedules below!

 

2017 Oregon State Fair Horse Show | Historic Horse Stadium

FULL HORSE SHOW SCHEDULE

Friday, August 25th & Monday, August 28th - Monday, September 4th | Draft Horses

Tuesday, August 29th & Wednesday, August 30th | Miniature Horses

Wednesday, August 30th & Thursday, August 31st | Mustangs and Wild Burros

Wednesday, August 30th & Thursday, August 31st | Mules

Thursday, August 31st & Friday, September 1st | Open Pinto Ponies and Miniature Horses

Friday, September 1st - Sunday, September 3rd | Open Gaited Breed Horses

Friday, September 1st - Sunday, September 3rd | Tennessee Walking Horses

Friday, September 1st - Sunday, September 3rd | Gypsy Horses

Friday, September 1st - Sunday, September 3rd | Drum Horses

Friday, September 1st - Sunday, September 3rd | Paso Fino Horses

Friday, September 1st - Sunday, September 3rd | Saddlebred Horses

Saturday, September 2nd & Sunday, September 3rd | Peruvian Horses

Saturday, September 2nd at 7:00 pm & Sunday, September 3rd at 4:00 pm | Drill Team Competition

Monday, September 4th at 2:00 pm | Draft Horse Pull Contest

*Special Labor Day Exhibitions*

Monday, September 4th at 12:00 pm & 5:00 pm | Sherwood Forest Mounted Archers

Monday, September 4th at 1:00 pm & 6:00 pm | Ecco Ridge Vaulters

 

Cirque Ma'Ceo - “An Acrobatic Equestrian Experience!”

Friday, August 25th - Sunday, September 3rd

  • Tickets: $15 (adults) | $10 (children) | $20 (all ages ringside)

*Purchase Cirque Ma’Ceo Tickets HERE*

 

4H & FFA Horse Shows | Historic Horse Stadium

*Check website for upcoming schedule

 

Concerts | L.B. Day Amphitheatre

Friday, August 25th at 7:00 pm | Dwight Yoakam

  • VIP Tickets $35

Saturday, August 26th at 7:00 pm | Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

  • VIP Tickets $35

Sunday, August 27th at 8:00 pm | Salem Symphony - Windborne’s Music of Pink Floyd

  • VIP Tickets: $40 (all ages)

  • General Admission Tickets: Adult (12+): $10 (ages 12+) | $5 (children 11 & under)

Monday, August 28th at 7:00 pm | Josh Turner

  • VIP Tickets $35

Tuesday, August 29th at 7:00 pm | For KING & COUNTRY

  • VIP Tickets $35

Wednesday, August 30th at 7:00 pm | Kenny Loggins

  • VIP Tickets $35

Thursday, August 31st at 7:00 pm | Third Eye Blind

  • VIP Tickets $35

Friday, September 1st at 7:00 pm | Vince Neil - The Voice of Mötley Crüe

  • VIP Tickets $35

Saturday, September 2nd at 7:00 pm | Trace Adkins

  • VIP Tickets $35

Sunday, September 3rd at 7:30 pm | Salem Symphony Live to Film - The Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

  • VIP Tickets: $39 (all ages)

  • General Admission Tickets: Adult (12+): $19 (ages 12+) | $9 (children 11 & under)

Monday, September 4th at 4:00 pm | Eddie Money

  • VIP Tickets $35

*Purchase Concert Tickets HERE*

 

General Information

Hours

  • Friday, August 25th: 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

  • Saturday, August 26th: 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

  • Sunday, August 27th: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

  • Monday, August 28th thru Thursday, August 31st: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

  • Friday, September 1st: 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

  • Saturday, September 2nd: 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

  • Sunday, September 3rd: 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

  • Monday, September 4th (Labor Day): 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

  • Carnival opens daily at 11:00 am

Fair Admission

  • Adults (ages 12-64): $8 daily | $6 presale | $2 Opening Day

  • Kids (ages 6-11): $6 daily | $5 presale | $2 Opening Day

  • Seniors (ages 65+): $1 daily

Carnival Prices

  • Unlimited Ride Wristband: $50 daily | $37.50 presale

  • Ride & Game Tickets: $50 for 120 tickets

Parking

  • $5 daily (Cash ONLY)

Map of the Oregon State Fairgrounds

 

Horsepower Real Estate wishes everyone a happy & fun filled time at the 2017 Oregon State Fair!  

 

Image Credit: Oregon State Fair

 

Witness the Solar Eclipse on Horseback in Western Oregon!

by Lisa Johnson and Peggy Kernan

Everyone has been talking about the solar eclipse. This spectacular astronomical event will be taking place on Monday, August 21st. Western Moving to Oregon will be the first to experience it in the contiguous United States! Do not miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity to witness a solar eclipse! And, what could be better than combining it with your love of horseback riding! There are several special events planned throughout the area to see the solar eclipse from horseback! Check out these great events and reserve your spot today!

 

Eclipse Ride and Campout

Dates: Saturday, August 19th - Monday, August 21st

Location: Glenhaven Trails (6079 Riverdale Road South, Salem)

Cost: $350 for the weekend for 1st person, $100 per additional | $60 for Monday ride per person

Enjoy a full weekend of equestrian fun or a beautiful ride on Monday to witness the solar eclipse in Salem.

Call (503) 930-7221 to reserve your spot!

 

Solar Eclipse Horseback Riding Camp Out

Dates: Saturday, August 19th - Monday, August 21st

Location: Century Farm Equestrian Center (40835 Oupor Drive, Scio)

Cost: $500 for the weekend for 1st person, $150 per additional person

Horseback ride across 80 acres of incredible Oregon landscape as you witness the stunning astronomical event. Enjoy scenic trails, stargazing, and live entertainment during this fun equestrian camping weekend.

Call (503) 394-4122 to reserve your spot!

 

Ride the Eclipse at Perrydale Trails

Date: Monday, August 21st

Location: Perrydale Trails (15900 West Perrydale Road, Sheridan)

Cost: $40 per rider

Perrydale Trails is located on the eclipse path, making it the prime spot to witness the solar eclipse. Catch a spectacular view of it with the provided special eclipse glasses. Enjoy all day riding on the trails with over 175 obstacles.

Reserve your spot HERE!

 

Eclipse Viewing at Horses of Hope

Date: Monday, August 21st

Location: Horses of Hope (2895 Cloverdale Drive Southeast, Turner)

Cost: $100 per person (requested donation)

See the solar eclipse with Mount Jefferson as your backdrop at Horses of Hope. Special glasses will be provided. Enjoy tours of the trails, refreshments, and a visit with the therapy horses.

Reserve your spot HERE!

 

Support Local Horses in Need this Weekend!

by Lisa Johnson and Peggy Kernan

Support local horses in need at the 2017 Ride to Provide Poker Ride & Silent Auction! This 6th annual ride raises money for the amazing work done by Sound Equine Options. Head out to Milo McIver State Park (24101 South Entrance Road, Estacada) on Saturday, July 29th, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm for a day of riding fun and good causes.

The Ride to Provide Event will be a fun filled day. Enjoy a great trail ride throughout the park, delicious lunch, live music, silent auction, and more. The cost to participate is $20 per person. The cost covers 2 poker hands. Lunch is available for an additional $5 per person and additional poker hands can also be purchased for $5. There are incredible prizes for the riders with the top 10 poker hands at the end of the event. Register for this fun event HERE.

 

All proceeds from this charity event benefit Sound Equine Options. This great local organization helps care for unwanted and/or neglected horses throughout Northwest Moving to Oregon and Southwest Washington. Through its foster home programs, adoption services, veterinary care, training, and more, Sound Equine Options help provide love and support for these magnificent creatures.

 

Help ensure that all horses have a loving home! Support the great work of Sound Equine Options by coming to the 2017 Ride to Provide Poker Ride & Silent Auction in beautiful Estacada!

 
 
Image Credit: Sound Equine Options

Perrydale Trails Fun Day this Saturday in Sheridan!

by Lisa Johnson and Peggy Kernan

Register today for the 6th annual Perrydale Trails Fun Day! On Saturday, July 15th, enjoy a full day of riding on stunning equestrian trails at Perrydale Trails (15900 West Perrydale Road). From 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, you can explore their over 80 acres on horseback. This incredible facility offers a over 175 natural obstacles and a variety of terrain.

 

 

There is so much planned for the Perrydale Trails Fun Day! Ride the trails and play on obstacles in the morning. Dine on a delicious catered lunch from Uncle Jack's Bar-B-Que (416 South Trade Street, Amity) at 1:00 pm. Compete in the fun Trail Games at 2:00 pm to win awesome prizes!

 

 

Don’t delay! Be sure to register today! The cost for the whole day is $50 per person. You can register online HERE.

 

 

Have a fun day with your beloved horse and meet new people at Perrydale Trails Fun Day in Sheridan!

 

Great County Fairs throughout Western Oregon!

by Lisa Johnson and Peggy Kernan

County Fairs are one of those great summertime traditions and western Moving to Oregon is filled with some of the best county fairs in the entire country! Enjoy days of family fun with amusement rides, carnival games, live music, equestrian events, farming exhibits, food, and so much more. Mark your calendars for these upcoming county fairs so you do not miss out on any of the excitement!

 

 

Marion County Fair

Dates: Thursday, July 6th - Sunday, July 9th

Times: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm (Thursday) | 10:00 am - 11:00 pm (Friday & Saturday) | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (Sunday)

Location: Oregon State Fairgrounds (2330 17th Street Northeast, Salem)

Admission

  • Adults: $9 per day

  • Seniors (62+): $5 per day

  • Youth (6-11): $5 per day

  • Children (5 & under): FREE

  • Purchase tickets in advance HERE!

 

Linn County Fair

Dates: Wednesday, July 12th - Saturday, July 15th

Times: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm (Wednesday) | 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (Thursday - Saturday)

Location: Linn County Fairgrounds (3700 Knox Butte Road East, Albany Horse Fair and Expo)

Admission

  • Adults (13+): $7 per day or $21 season pass

  • Seniors (60+): $5 per day or $15 season pass

  • Children (12 & under): FREE

 

Lane County Fair  

Dates: Wednesday, July 19th - Sunday, July 23rd

Times: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (Wednesday - Saturday) | 11:00 am - 8:00 pm (Sunday)

Location: Lane Events Center (796 West 13th Avenue, Eugene)

Admission

  • Adults: $9 per day

  • Seniors (65+): $7 per day

  • Youth (6-12): $6 per day

  • Children (5 & under): FREE

  • Purchase tickets in advance HERE!

 

Yamhill County Fair & Rodeo

Dates: Wednesday, August 2nd - Saturday, August 5th

Times: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm (Wednesday & Thursday) | 10:00 am - 12:00 am (Friday & Saturday)

Location: Yamhill County Fairgrounds (2070 Northeast Lafayette Avenue, McMinnville)

Admission

  • Adults: $10 per day or $20 season pass

  • Children (5-12): FREE until 3:00 pm, $5 after 3:00 pm, $7.50 season pass

  • Purchase tickets in advance HERE!

 

Benton County Fair & Rodeo

Dates: Wednesday, August 2nd - Saturday, August 5th

Times: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (Wednesday & Thursday) | 11:00 am - 12:00 am (Friday & Saturday)

Location: Benton County Fairgrounds (110 Southwest 53rd Street, Corvallis)

Admission

  • Adults: $10 per day or $20 season pass

  • Seniors (60+): $5 per day or $12 season pass

  • Youth (6-16): $5 per day or $12 season pass

  • Kids (5 & under): FREE

  • Save money by purchasing tickets in advance HERE!

 

Douglas County Fair

Dates: Wednesday, August 9th - Saturday, August 12th

Times: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm (daily)

Location: Douglas County Fairgrounds (2110 Southwest Freer Street, Roseburg)

Admission

  • Adults: $10 per day

  • Seniors (65+): $10 per day

  • Children (6-12): $6 per day

  • Children (5 & under): FREE

  • Week Pass (all ages): $40

  • Save money by purchasing tickets in advance HERE!

 

Polk County Fair

Dates: Thursday, August 10th - Saturday, August 12th

Times: Schedule Not Released Yet*

Location: Polk County Fairgrounds (520 South Pacific Highway West, Rickreall)

Admission

  • Adults: $8 per day or $20 season pass

  • Seniors (62+): $5 per day or $10 season pass

  • Juniors (11-15): $5 per day or $10 season pass

  • Children (10 & under): FREE

 

Clackamas County Fair & Rodeo

Dates: Tuesday, August 15th - Saturday, August 19th

Times: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm (Tuesday - Thursday) | 10:00 am - 12:00 am (Friday & Saturday)

Location: Clackamas County Event Center (694 Northeast 4th Avenue, Canby)

Admission

  • Adults: $9 per day or $36 season pass

  • Seniors (65-74): $5 per day or $15 season pass

  • Juniors (7-12): $5 per day or $20 season pass

  • Kids (6 & under): FREE

  • Purchase tickets in advance HERE!

Celebrate Independence Day at the Eugene Pro Rodeo!

by Lisa Johnson and Peggy Kernan

Looking for the best way to spend 4th of July Weekend in Lane County? Head to the Eugene Pro Rodeo! Now in its 26th year, this favorite event helps celebrate our nation’s independence with the classic American tradition of ranching and horseback riding. Enjoy an action packed weekend filled with roughstock events, bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, barrel racing, steer wrestling, team roping, tie down roping and so much more from Saturday, July 1st, through Tuesday, July 4th. The rodeo is held at the Moving to Oregon Horse Center (90751 Prairie Road, Eugene). Come check out all the excitement! Do not miss the largest fireworks display in Lane County on the last day of the rodeo to celebrate Independence Day!

 

 

Saturday, July 1st

PRCA Rodeo & Dance: TETWP Night

4:00 pm | Gates & Beer Garden Opens

6:30 pm | Motocycles Jump & Oregon Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team

7:30 pm | PRCA Rodeo

9:50 pm | Drill Team in the Dark

9:55 pm | Fireworks

12:00 am | Dance Ends (21 & over)

 

Sunday, July 2nd

PRCA Rodeo & Dance: Family Night

4:00 pm | Gates & Beer Garden Opens

6:30 pm | Motocycles Jump & Oregon Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team

7:30 pm | PRCA Rodeo & Drill Team in the Dark

9:55 pm | Fireworks

1:00 am | Dance Ends (21 & over)

 

Monday, July 3rd

PRCA Rodeo

4:00 pm | Gates & Beer Garden Opens

5:45 pm | Pre-Rodeo

6:30 pm | Motocycles Jump & Oregon Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team

7:30 pm | PRCA Rodeo & Drill Team in the Dark

9:50 pm | Fireworks

 

Tuesday, July 4th

Firecracker Bullride (Sponsored by H&E Feeds)

4:00 pm | Gates & Beer Garden Opens

5:45 pm | Pre-Show & Oregon Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team

7:30 pm | Bull Ride

9:55 pm | Fireworks

 

Ticket Information

General Admission

  • Adult: $16.75 (in advance online) | $18.75 (at gate)

  • Child: $12.75 (in advance online) | $14.75 (at gate) | FREE for child 5 & under

  • Pick up a discount general admission coupon from any Lane County Bi-Mart Store! Only works for GA tickets purchased online***

Reserved Seats with Seat Back

  • All ages: $21.75 (in advance online) | $23.75 (at gate)

Reserved Seats w/o Seat Back

  • All ages: $19.75 (in advance online) | $21.75 (at gate)

 

Purchase your tickets online HERE!  

 

 

Horsepower Real Estate hopes everyone has a Happy & Safe 4th of July!  

 

Rodeo Image Credit: Eugene Pro Rodeo

Challenge Your Horse to the June Trail Obstacle Course in Clackamas County!

by Lisa Johnson and Peggy Kernan

Keep your horse happy, healthy, and challenged at the June Trail Obstacle Course in Clackamas County! Come to the Burnt Spur Ranch (42100 Southeast Locksmith Lane, Sandy) this weekend for some equestrian obstacle fun! Participating in such courses helps desensitize your horse and build mental and physical coordination between you and your horse for more successful riding into the future!

 

This fun course offers unconventional and classic obstacles. Enjoy a challenging ride amongst hula hoops, mattresses, push barrel, robot pony, rope gate, teeter totter bridge, trot polls, water box, and so much more!

 

Burnt Spur Ranch’s June Trail Obstacle Course will be held Thursday, June 22nd, through Monday, June 26th. Each session is 1 hour long and will be held between 10:00 am and 7:00 pm. Since each new session starts right at the top of the hour, participants must arrive 30 minutes before your session.

 

The cost is $30 per horse (cash only). There are 6 spots available per session. Please note that there is room for only 3 horse trailers at a time. Call Linda at (503) 668-9716 or email at lindakeeter@gmail.com to reserve your spot today!!

 

A helmet is required for all riders and your release waiver must be signed prior to removing your horse from the trail.

 

Horsepower Real Estate wishes you happy riding at Burnt Spur Ranch this weekend!

 

Summer Equestrian Events ALL Summer in Wilsonville, Oregon!

by Lisa Johnson and Peggy Kernan

Hunter Creek Equestrian Park (14441 Southwest Wilsonville Road) in Wilsonville is home to fantastic equestrian events ALL summer long! The summer kickoff to the series starts this weekend! Join Team NW Equestrian Sports at their hosted events to show off your riding skills! Whether you are an experienced competitor or just wanting to get into the sport, there is a great event being offered for you this summer in Clackamas County.

 

Wilsonville Summer Series

The Moving to Oregon Trail | June 14th - 18th

  • Kickoff Summer Show

  • Re-created “Maverick” BBQ in honor of the late Matt Conway

Early Summer Classic | June 21st - 25th

  • World Champion Hunter Rider Event

Summer One Day | July 5th

  • Rated Show with Full Selection of Classes

Country Classic Preview | July 6th - 9th

  • USEF National Rated & PCHA A Rated Event

  • Good for ALL Levels of Riders

The NEW Country Classic | July 12th - 16th

  • USEF National Rated & PCHA A Rated Event

  • Includes American Saddlebred Competition

Oregon Summer Classic | August 24th - 27th

  • USEF National Rated & PCHA A Rated Event

  • Team NW Medal Finals

  • Quiet Rein Riding School Local Hunter Derby

  • Emerson Burr Horsemanship Class

NW Spectacular | August 30th - September 3rd

  • World Champion Hunter Ride Event

  • USEF Premier Rated & PCHA Rated

  • $20,000 Team NW Grand Prix

  • Oregon Hunter Jumper Association Medal Finals

  • USHJA Zone IX Jumper Championships, International Hunter Derby, & National Hunter Derby

  • Complimentary Exhibitor’s Party

 

Bedrock Shows

  • Unrated shows for up and coming horses and riders

  • USHJA Outreach Program Approved

  • Summer 2017 Bedrock Schedule:

    • June 17th (One Day)  

    • July 6th & 7th                

    • July 8th & 9th                 

    • August 26th & 27th  

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Lisa Johnson and Peggy Kernan
Horsepower Real Estate
PO Box 490
Junction City OR 97448
541-510-4601 - Lisa
503-931-9751 - Peggy