Respiratory Illness Update

REDUCE THE SPREAD OF RESPIRATORY ILLNESS at HOLLY FARM In order to prevent or reduce the spread of respiratory illnesses, including Covid-19, and to protect ELS Staff, Interns,  the following rules are in place until further notice: STUDENTS: Wear masks covering the mouth and nose at all times while on the property. Wear gloves at…

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2022: Tips for Staying Warm in Winter

Staying warm while horseback riding in winter is challenging: Our clothes get damp when we sweat and, we have periods of reduced exertion when we walk around on horses, then we get cold.  As a longtime horseback rider, I’ve learned a few tricks over four decades of riding outdoors in frigid temperatures. Follow these tips and…

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FALL Storm Season Preparedness!

The Pacific Northwest has no shortage of fall/winter storms. While we rarely close for most storms, the Bothell area can experience more intense storms than the rest of the region. The convergence zone is the main cause. This micro-climate phenomenon makes weather forecasting challenging at best.  Here are a few things to know that may…

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ELS News

Here you will find current weather events that affect the schedule, Holiday closures, and special events at the farm. Copy this URL into your navigation bar or favorites, and check-in when you have any lesson related questions. Check out more news here!

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Covid-19 Important Update!

Greetings Students and Parents, Winter is fast approaching and we are relieved to report that we have had zero illnesses or sickness in the ELS Staff or assistants. The few students who have reported a sniffle, sneezing, fever, or other suspicious respiratory illness, have quarantined and tested negative so far. In response to an unfortunately…

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Covid-19 2020-21 Fall/Winter Updates

Greetings ELS Students and Parents, Here is some information to help you prepare for the uncertain Covid-19 fall/winter. Progress vs. Fun & Safe Riding Lessons During Phase 2: Thanks to all our clients who are enduring this Covid-19 Pandemic with us. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we follow ever-changing guidelines that limit our…

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