Two members of Methow Valley Riding Unlimited’s (MVRU) equestrian team traveled to compete at the 41st annual Whidbey Island Horse Trials on July 7-9. Annie Budiselich of Twisp won the open beginner novice division on BFF Brushfire, an American Warmblood owned by Robert Levy, also of Twisp. They competed among 18 other horse-and-rider combinations from […]
Methow Valley Riding Unlimited
Members of the Methow Valley Riding Unlimited equestrian team traveled to Wenatchee recently to compete at the Appleatchee Riders Dressage Show. Competitors included head coach Annie Budiselich (Twisp), Allison Wolfe (Winthrop), Bob Levy (Twisp), Lucinda Mackie (Winthrop), Pippa Smith (Tonasket) and Hana Werntz (Twisp). Junior team members Kierra Reichert (Winthrop), Sydney Schuler (Winthrop), Macey Crum […]
Almost 100 kids have learned to play chess, program robots, work with horses — or just work out the kinks by skiing or dancing — through expanded after-school activities this year.
The Methow Valley Elementary School’s Cub Club offerings have been broadened this year from activities like cooking, art …
Horse care classes at Moccasin Lake Methow Valley Riding Unlimited is offering a six-week series of horsemastership classes beginning Monday (Nov. 2) at Moccasin Lake Ranch on Patterson Lake Road. Students in the un-mounted classes will learn healthy horse-keeping practices, general knowledge of horses and related subjects. It is open to beginners as well as […]
While many Methow Valley residents rushed to get themselves and their valuables packed and in the car on Aug. 19, for others the Twisp River Fire posed an even greater challenge: how to evacuate a large number of animals on short notice.
The folks at Sunny Pine Farm were at the usual business of tending goats and making cheese that breezy Wednesday afternoon, when they began getting phone calls from …
Blues for the Burn on Saturday Too Slim and the Taildraggers and Terry Lee Hardesty will headline Blues for the Burn, a fundraising concert to benefit the Carlton Complex Long Term Recovery Group, on Saturday (Sept. 12) at the Twisp River Pub. The show begins at 6 p.m. Suggested donation is $15. For more information, […]
Horses are graceful, elegant, and have a special and magical relationship with humans.
A new exhibit that opens Saturday (Sept. 5) at Confluence Gallery is a celebration of these captivating creatures through a variety of artistic approaches.
The Methow Valley Fund, managed by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, has recently awarded $70,480 in grants to Methow Valley nonprofits. Established in 2006, the Methow Valley Fund provides grant funding to charitable organizations that are meeting needs and developing strong, sustainable programs that enhance the Methow Valley. The fund is advised by […]
It has been a busy June for equestrians at Methow Valley Riding Unlimited in Winthrop. The month just past was a record-setter in terms of numbers of students and lessons, said Annie Budiselich, coach for the Moccasin Lake Ranch Eventing Team. A small contingent of team riders are heading for Lake Stevens July 18 – 19 for […]