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5 Years old and Growing!

5 Years old and Growing!

Written on 12/09/2015
The Annual Progress Report for 2015 - Our leadership team is both humble and proud to reach this milestone. We have created an attractive, vibrant complex from the ground up that draws horse people... Read More >
 
XC Schooling Day - September 27

XC Schooling Day - September 27

Written on 08/22/2015
In conjunction with the EI One Day Event Sunday Schooling Entry & EI One Day Event Entry, The Park will be hosting open XC schooling on... Read More >
 
Cle Elum Round Up, July 31-Aug 2

Cle Elum Round Up, July 31-Aug 2

Written on 07/22/2015
Make plans to attend the 2nd Annual Cle Elum Round Up at the Horse Park. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets online... Read More >
 
Outstanding Learning Opportunity - July 18-19

Outstanding Learning Opportunity - July 18-19

Written on 04/21/2015
Thank you to everyone who participated in this fun and informative weekend! We really appreciate all of the clinicians, demonstrators, speakers, breed reps, and volunteers who helped make this event... Read More >
 
Livestock Panels & Spectator Seating

Livestock Panels & Spectator Seating

Written on 03/31/2015
Thanks to Park supporters, we now have pens installed for events that use livestock. These are generous sized pens and are perfect for all kinds of livestock - cattle, horses, sheep, llamas, etc. The... Read More >
 
Experience Eventing Weekend

Experience Eventing Weekend

Written on 03/06/2015
Thank you to all who attended this event in May. It was a great weekend full of learning experiences and fun for all! Look for this event to return early in the season in 2016. If you missed out,... Read More >
 
Ops Manager Attends Footing Academy

Ops Manager Attends Footing Academy

Written on 01/22/2015
The Park's Operations Manager, Paul Rogers, attended the League of Agriculture & Equestrian Centers Footing Academy conducted by the internationally-renowned Bob Kiser. This two-day workshop in... Read More >
 
New! Premiere Sponsorships for 2015

New! Premiere Sponsorships for 2015

Written on 12/18/2014
Would you like to increase awareness of your business throughout the horse-sports community? We are introducing a limited number of options for businesses to place promotional signage on prominent... Read More >
 
2014 Letter from the President

2014 Letter from the President

Written on 12/09/2014
Did you receive your copy of the WSHP President's Letter in your mailbox? If you didn't, you can download the letter from Todd Trewin here. You can also view the Park's Wish... Read More >
 
2014 WSHP Annual Progress Report

2014 WSHP Annual Progress Report

Written on 11/07/2014
The Park's 2014 Annual Progress Report was mailied out to Park Supporters in late October. You can download a pdf copy of the report here. If you would like to stay informed about what's... Read More >
 
2015 at The Park

2015 at The Park

Written on 10/23/2014
The 2015 calendar is filling up. If you are interested in booking an event, please let us know. We are putting together an Event Organizer Information Packet that will be dowloadable from our web site... Read More >
 
Working to Make the Park Better

Working to Make the Park Better

Written on 10/23/2014
You asked and we listened! The road to the lower XC Competition Course has been improved - no more rocky footing! We have added gravel to the surface so you can focus on enjoying the ride and not... Read More >
 
Pony Club Camps 2014

Pony Club Camps 2014

Written on 09/15/2014
Seven Pony Clubs held their summer camp at the Park this year! If you visited the Park this summer, you had a good chance of seeing some Pony Club kids in action. The Park was thrilled to welcome... Read More >
 
Thank You, Volunteers!

Thank You, Volunteers!

Written on 09/16/2014
Thank you so much to the hard-working volunteers who showed up at the Park on September 20th for the work party. A lot was accomplished, including painting stadium jumps, limbing up trees, rock... Read More >
 
From Grand Prix Jumpers to a Soccer Match

From Grand Prix Jumpers to a Soccer Match

Written on 06/24/2014
The Park does it all with style! In July, the Park was running at full capacity for two weeks hosting the Cascade Horse Shows Swiftwater Invitational and the Alpine Preview hunter/jumper... Read More >
 
1st Annual Cle Elum Roundup at the Horse Park

1st Annual Cle Elum Roundup at the Horse Park

Written on 08/24/2014
The first ever Cle Elum Roundup held at the Park on the first weekend in August was a great sucess! Thank you to all our hard-working volunteers, attendees, sponsors and competitors. We look forward to... Read More >
 
Cattle Panels & Judges Stands!

Cattle Panels & Judges Stands!

Written on 06/13/2014
Thanks to generous donations from Bill and Sue Henry, Kim and Deb Witty, and funds raised by the NW Reined Cow Horse Association, the Park is purchasing cow pen panels that will be installed at Arena... Read More >
 
Video: Eventing at the Horse Park

Video: Eventing at the Horse Park

Written on 05/29/2014
Thank you to the supporters who helped produce this video about eventing at the Horse Park. We were glad to see many of you enjoying the Park last weekend for the EI Horse Trials. If you weren't able... Read More >
 
May 17 Work Party

May 17 Work Party

Written on 05/19/2014
Horse Park Volunteers Hard at Work! A huge THANK YOU to the 30+ folks who showed up on May 17 for the work party!! So much was accomplished – picking rocks, cleaning up the East XC Course, painting... Read More >
 
Thanks for the recognition, Eventing Nation!

Thanks for the recognition, Eventing Nation!

Written on 04/30/2014
The Park was recently mentioned in a blog on Eventing Nation. The blog, written by Chesna K, is entitled "7 Facts You Should Know About USEA Area VII" We are thrilled that the Park is being recognized... Read More >
 
We're Jumping on It!

We're Jumping on It!

Written on 02/06/2014
You responded and we completed the purchase the NWEC jumps, Now we’re moving on to completing the Preliminary cross country course! . XC DONATIONS Thank... Read More >
 
We're Stepping On It!

We're Stepping On It!

Written on 02/06/2014
At the Horse Park we put footing first and our goal is to raise $15,000 in fifteen days, just in time for the spring thaw! It's our mission and obsession to provide your horses the best... Read More >
 
Remember...

Remember...

Written on 12/14/2013
...the Park is closed for the winter and will reopen in April, but we're anything but idle as we catch up and plan ahead! For a "State of the Union" report read Todd Trewin's latest President's... Read More >
 
FOOTING: who knew sand was so interesting??

FOOTING: who knew sand was so interesting??

Written on 12/14/2013
First-class Arena Footing – part art, part science! We've learned a lot about what it takes to produce an excellent riding surface for each discipline throughout a long and varied season .... Read More >
 
Volunteer Highlight - Terry Glaze

Volunteer Highlight - Terry Glaze

Written on 12/14/2013
Terry is at almost every event taking photos that he lets the Park use for free for promotional purposes. On top of that he comes to most work parties, and gladly pitches in wherever needed, all... Read More >
 
Washington Horse Park Video 2013

Washington Horse Park Video 2013

Written on 11/26/2013
Learn about the Park and it's past and vision for the future. Read More >
 
WE DID IT!

WE DID IT!

Written on 09/17/2013
Thanks to the hard work, funding and passions of eventing supporters, a beautiful cross country course has been born in the Cascade foothills. Training and Novice riders competed for... Read More >
 
Cross Country Jump Development

Cross Country Jump Development

Written on 09/06/2013
All decorated for the 2014 EI Horse Trials. Read More >
 
X-C Course Development Continues 2013

X-C Course Development Continues 2013

Written on 09/06/2013
So much building going on with just a few days to go before the first ever Novice and Training riders come galloping through on their event horses! Below: start box - completed water complex -... Read More >
 
From Wild to Classically Refined! Horse Park Video

From Wild to Classically Refined! Horse Park Video

Written on 08/21/2013
So many fun activities are take place at the Park that we can't photograph them all. We;d love to have you post your pics here anytime! Terry of tooTrickPony does capture quite a few events... Read More >
 
Cross County Work Continues

Cross County Work Continues

Written on 08/20/2013
The excitement of building the XC course continues! Here's the training level trakehner with our very own executive director's brother roped into helping while visiting from the East Coast.... Read More >
 
XC WORK PARTIES NEEDED

XC WORK PARTIES NEEDED

Written on 08/14/2013
You can be a part of the Horse Park! We need all the help we can get, as many hands make light work. We currently have three work parties scheduled for 2014: April 12... Read More >
 
Cross Country Water Complex

Cross Country Water Complex

Written on 08/14/2013
Something else super exciting is happening behind the scenes at the HP. Can you guess what is being built and who the person is with his back to us in the photo? I can't promise prizes, just the glory... Read More >
 
WAHOO!

WAHOO!

Written on 08/14/2013
Thank you to fantastic trainer, Kim Witty, for hosting a Working Cow Horse Cliic at the Park last August. All funds from this clinic were donated to the Park. Kim will be hosting another... Read More >
 
Brand New Arena I

Brand New Arena I

Written on 07/21/2013
Our new Arena 1 East. A. Sincere Thank You to Mrs. Glen B. Youell for her generous donation and to an anonymous donor honoring Vicki Bergevin for making this great new addition to the... Read More >
 
Thank You Kittitas County and Beyond!

Thank You Kittitas County and Beyond!

Written on 07/15/2013
The 4th Annual Horse Park Fun Ride on June 1 brought out the best – the best volunteers, sponsors, vendors, riders, prizes, food and music! Plus almost $5,000 raised for the park. A very special... Read More >
 
The 'Go To' Couple at the Park

The 'Go To' Couple at the Park

Written on 07/09/2013
Meet Operations Manager Boots Leonard and Groundskeeper Darwin Smith! They are your Horse Park “go to” people, and are here to help you out. When you arrive at the Park, they’ll greet you and get you... Read More >
 
New Portable Jumps Arrive

New Portable Jumps Arrive

Written on 05/28/2013
Here are our latest additions to the cross country course built by Trav Schick this winter on the east coast...they were dropped off on Memorial Day! The ones on top will be... Read More >
 
HORSE PARK GAINS RESPECTED WESTERN TRAINER AS LATEST LEADER

HORSE PARK GAINS RESPECTED WESTERN TRAINER AS LATEST LEADER

Written on 04/15/2013
Washington Parks and State Recreation Commission approved Mr. Witty to serve a three-year term Wash. —April 1, 2013— Kim Witty of High Country Training is a renowned Western horseman, world and... Read More >
 
What a Difference a Day Makes!

What a Difference a Day Makes!

Written on 04/07/2013
With 22 hard-working and cheerful volunteers led by some seasoned helpers and with some borrowed equipment and tools, the Park is now officially ready for business. The stall tarps are back on,... Read More >
 
Volunteer Extraordinaire

Volunteer Extraordinaire

Written on 03/27/2013
Caroline Bombar-Kaplan v Ad Campaign v Brochures v Facebook v Media... Read More >
 
Derby Field Open for Schooling

Derby Field Open for Schooling

Written on 03/25/2013
Come try out the water, bank and ditches and other obstacles for Hopeful through Training levels. Thank you to the US Pony Club Northwest Region for raising the funds needed to build the water... Read More >
 
Growing with your support!

Growing with your support!

Written on 03/22/2013
The park may have been idle for the winter, but not your Park management. With significant donations during the year, we're planning three major projects to make the park even more... Read More >
 
Beardsley Family - Legacy Supporters

Beardsley Family - Legacy Supporters

Written on 03/14/2013
When the Park opened in 2010, Kim Beardsley-von Hopffgarten was one of its first major supporters. She personally saw to it that funds from the Beardsley Family Foundation were donated to purchase a... Read More >
 
Thank you to our Supporters!

Thank you to our Supporters!

Written on 12/20/2012
A sincere” Thank You!” to both the City of Cle Elum and Kittitas County for approving our requests for 2013 promotions and marketing support from their Lodge Tax Grant funds. And a big... Read More >
 
A Beautiful Day at the Park!

A Beautiful Day at the Park!

Written on 10/11/2012
Todd Trewin and Justin White setting stakes before clearing the galloping lanes for the cross country competition course. Tree removal and soil conditioning will happen this month! Notice the... Read More >
 
HORSE COMMUNITY SUPPORT!

HORSE COMMUNITY SUPPORT!

Todd Trewin, president of the WSHP Authority, accepts a $30,000 donation from EI's Eventing Director, Meika Decher, while Penny Leggott looks on. Penny pledged an additional... Read More > 
Keep Us in Mind!

Keep Us in Mind!

Written on 11/30/2011
We have lots of projects needing talent and materials we don’t have – but maybe you do! If you have questions, please ask! Read More >
 
Join the 24 Carat Club Today

Join the 24 Carat Club Today

Written on 11/30/2011
This newly formed group is for individuals who donate $1000 or more in a 12 month period to support and sustain the Park. Benefits include complimentary Membership and Season Trail Pass, prominent... Read More >
 
DERBY FIELD NOW OPEN FOR EVENTERS!

DERBY FIELD NOW OPEN FOR EVENTERS!

Written on 11/30/2011
The water, banks and ditches were completed in time for the West Coast Pony Club Championships from August 7-10th. Now it's your turn to ride them! Find out about the requirements for...Read More >
 
The Passing of Lothar Pinkers

The Passing of Lothar Pinkers

Community service is his life and he lived it well.

After years of service to his community, his friends and family Dr. Lothar H. Pinkers died quietly in his home on July 4, 2017 at the age of 85. ... Read More >
 
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