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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