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Welcome to the Northwest Natural Horsemanship Center online.  We are here to be a resource for information and training in natural horsemanship. The Center conducts lessons, workshops, clinics and special events for horse men and women who are interested in building a willing relationship with their horse. Explore and enjoy! 


Jim "Hutch" Hutchins

President & Director of Education, NWNHC



What's New?


Springtime Is Founder Time

Spring is the time when horses are most likely to founder. Also known as laminitis, it is a very painful and debilitating hoof condition. Here's how to prevent and treat it. Learn more


Dealing With Rain Rot

It's that time of year here in the Pacific Northwest. Check out this helpful article to learn more about this bothersome skin disorder and get tips for preventing and treating it. Learn more




Now Registering for Summer Horse Camp

Share memories to last a lifetime at one of our summer horse camps. Learn more


Riding Helmet vs. Bike Helmet

We often get asked why you should have a separate riding helmet when a bike helmet "should do." Read this short article from the University of Connecticut Extension to make an informed decision. Learn more


5th Annual Hol-Horse Expo

April 1 & 2, 2017

Take your knowledge of equine health, nutrition and well-being to a whole new level. Learn how you can use holistic horse care practices to make your horse happier and healthier. Join practitioners from a wide variety of disciplines.

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An Evening of Animal Communication

April 20, 2017  6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Gain a true and deep connection with your horse, dog, cat or any animal companion. World-renown animal communications facilitator, Anna Twinney, will teach you what to expect from animal communication, techniques you can use to improve your intuitiveness, and how to interpret feedback. You will even get a chance to try it. Anna has done animal communication consultations around the world with thousands of animals of all different species. Learn more


Anna Twinney

ROTHTM Horsemanship Clinic

April 21 - 23, 2017

If you have been searching for a more evolved horsemanship method to take your skills and your relationship with your horse to a deeper level, you have come to the right place! Anna returns to the Center with her amazing program.

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Camp Counselor Certificate Course
May 5 - 7, 2017
Summer horse camps are always looking for good camp counselors who know their basic horsemanship skills, how to teach, and how to take responsibility for their students and horses. NWNHC offers a Horse Camp Counselor Certificate that aspiring counselors can use to prove their skills.
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NWNHC Family Fund Warrior Family Retreat Aug 25 - 27

The NWNHC Family Fund's annual Warrior Family Retreat has been scheduled for late August. If you would like to help military families experience the healing power of the horse, join us as a volunteer. There are spots available for meal servers, daycare providers, side walkers, activity coordinators and more. Learn more



See the Difference Dynamite Quality Can Make in Your Horse & Hound

We have trusted Dynamite for all our horses and hounds for more than 15 years. The NWNHC Store carries a full line of Dynamite feed, supplements and natural first aid products. Learn more