Feb 16, 2021 No Lessons!

Due to the high level of risk factors that melting snow and ice have on the arena and horses, we will close until Wed 2/17. Horses can become quite frightened when ice and snow slide off the arena roof in chunks and making loud, sudden, crashing sounds. Additionally, the horses have been cooped up in…

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Feb 13 & 14 Weather Alert: Closed

Due to the unpredictable volume of snow and the below 30 degree expected weekend temps, ELS will close Saturday and Sunday. Please bundle up and stay warm. We are grateful that this is the only 2020-2021 snowstorm and that we do not live anywhere else in the U.S.! Our weather here is temperate and our…

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2/11/21 Thursday Lessons Open

We are open today! As of “this morning,” weather forecasting has snow coming into the northern part of Washington Friday through the weekend. SO bundle up and bring warm blankets and beverages to keep you warm while you or your kids get exercise in the beautiful outdoors at Holly Farm. Our expansive covered arena keeps…

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Feb 2021 First Snow Event

Anyone who has lived in the Pacific NW knows that weather forecasting in Washington is challenging at best, and particularly so in the Convergence Zone where Holly Farm is located.  ELS will close for the following reasons: Daytime high temperature below 30 degrees (determined by ELS) Unsafe driving conditions to or from Holly Farm Students,…

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Happy New Year!

Thank goodness 2020 is behind us! What new challenges do we face in 2021? What a relief that horses do not worry about the affairs of the world. The new year may be full of challenges, but if we can be just a little bit like the horses, we would think and live in the…

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