Confidence and Fun Through Horsemanship

Equine Life Solutions (ELS Stables) is a premiere riding and education center residing at beautiful Holly Farm in Bothell, Washington.  We are conveniently located just 40 minutes from downtown Seattle, and 30 minutes from Bellevue off Hwy 405.

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Equine Life Solutions is continually committed to serving our clients in the safest, cleanest, high-quality care facility. Whether you are looking for a new home for your horse, or a community of horse-loving humans, Equine Life Solutions has it all.

So come and enjoy a truly “stable” community. Check us out and find out why ELS Stables is the best possible “Herd” of humans and horses around! Through groundwork, riding lessons, special events and straight up play, our students and horses gain confidence in themselves and each other.

Whether you are new to horses or an experienced rider, fearful or confident, ELS has a variety of classes and programs to meet your needs.

Explore our site to learn about our drama-free facility and lesson programs utilizing Natural Horsemanship techniques. And please call or email for more information or to arrange a visit.

For the safety of our animals and students, dogs must be kept in the car or walked in designated areas. Just ask us before taking your pet out of car. Thank You!

Robyn Smith
Owner, Instructor, Chief Horse Lover

Telephone: 425-686-7120

For Trail Rides in the Beautiful Pacific Northwest (just east of Seattle):

Kelly Bolen
Owner/Operator Equine Escapes

Enumclaw, Washington

Telephone: 425-242-4774


The horse is as honest and as truthful as anything you could ever work with. He has no ego or pride that gets in his way. All the horse is trying to do is survive. So I try to work with him. – Ray Hunt


New Bothell Location:  Holly Farm

Achieve a PAIN-FREE life with Sound Posture, restore the functional, dynamic body you were born with. Rich is certified in The Egoscue Method of postural realignment and musculoskeletal reeducation will bring relief from chronic pain that has been hampering your life. Postural therapy has surprising health benefits. Your suffering is optional.

Athletes, improve your speed, power, reaction time and flexibility. Shorten recovery time between training sessions or after injury. Prevent injuries by analyzing and correcting dysfunctional posture and movement.

Rich Buckman is the owner of Sound Posture in Seattle, WA. In his spare time, Rich runs, cycles, and loves to hike in the great Northwest mountains. He also has ten years of experience as a martial arts instructor, teaches LEO’s as well as civilian students.  His extensive background in physical training gives him in depth knowledge of the human body and how it works. Additionally he has an intimate knowledge of the aches, pains and tweaks that can happen to any body. Egoscue is an increasingly popular method of therapeutic exercise.  Rich is a Postural Alignment Specialist (PAS), trained and certified by the Egoscue University.

  • Are you slouching forward?
  • Are your shoulders aligned or is one side lower than the other?
  • Are your hips aligned?
  • Are your knees facing forward or twisting in one direction or another?
  • Is each foot straight forward or turned out?

Sound Posture can help…





Celtic Cowboy BBQ is a takeout and catering company in Edmonds, Washington on the border of Lynnwood. We use local Washington state apple and oak wood to slow smoke natural, high-quality meats. All our dishes are made from scratch with the freshest ingredients from recipes Steve and Lisa have either created or inherited from our friends and family!  Celtic Cowboy BBQ also cures their own bacon and makes all of our sausages from scratch.


Established in 2011.

After 15 years of slow smoking meats for friends and family, Steve decided to open up his own takeout and catering business.  CCBBQ has experience at various events, such as weddings, corporate picnics and birthday parties.  Call 425-361-2299 to book your event today or stop by the shop for takeout!  Don’t forget the smoked turkeys and turkey dinners for Thanksgiving or to pick up some ribs for your Seahawks bash!

 Learn more about this quality smokehouse in the Edmonds Beacon…

Celtic Cowboy BBQ, LLC
Steve and Lisa Freeman, Owners
21104 70th Ave West, Ste B
Edmonds, WA 98026


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