North Cascades Equus

North Cascades Equus
Photos from North Cascades Equus's post 13/05/2024

Best neighbors ever😅, Rainbow Dash and Tosh.

Photos from North Cascades Equus's post 16/01/2024

Jamie and I are happy to announce the newest addition to our family, "L'Amour SSF" aka "Louie". Louie is a 7 1/2 year old Dutch Warmblood. L'Amour, the French word for love, describes this guy's personality perfectly. He's a kind and quiet young gentleman who will excell as a beginner friendly lesson horse due to his gentle and calm nature.
Here is a photo of Jamie and Louie today and also a cute foal picture of him.


By Jane Smiley

Most horses pass from one human to another - some horsemen and women are patient and forgiving, others are rigorous and demanding, others are cruel, others are ignorant.
Horses have to learn how to, at the minimum, walk, trot, canter, gallop, go on trails and maybe jump, to be treated by the vet, all with sense and good manners.
Talented Thoroughbreds must learn how to win races, and if they can't do that, they must learn how to negotiate courses and jump over strange obstacles without touching them, or do complicated dance
like movements or control cattle or accommodate severely handicapped children and adults in therapy work.
Many horses learn all of these things in the course of a single lifetime. Besides this, they learn to understand and fit into the successive social systems of other horses they meet along the way.
A horse's life is rather like twenty years in foster care, or in and out of prison, while at the same time changing schools over and over and discovering that not only do the other students already have their own social groups, but that what you learned at the old school hasn't much application at the new one.
We do not require as much of any other species, including humans.
That horses frequently excel, that they exceed the expectations of their owners and trainers in such circumstances, is as much a testament to their intelligence and adaptability as to their relationship skills or their natural generosity or their inborn nature. That they sometimes manifest the same symptoms as abandoned orphans - distress, strange behaviors, anger, fear - is less surprising than that they usually don't.
No one expects a child, or even a dog to develop its intellectual capacities living in a box 23 hours a day and then doing controlled exercises the remaining one.
Mammal minds develop through social interaction and stimulation.
A horse that seems "stupid", "slow", "stubborn", etc. might just have not gotten the chance to learn!
Take care of your horses and treasure them.



Our meeting for new members/potential members for the Kulshan Ridge Pony Club is this Sunday at 12:30.


2-4 individuals for our Instructor-in-Training
Apprenticeship program.

Candidates must love the company of children. Strong horsemanship & riding skills are required.
Apprenticeship includes training for regular and therapeutic instructing, with focus on meeting the standards and requirements of PATH International and the American Riding Instructor Certification Program.
Send cover letter and resume to Lisa Anderson at [email protected].

Photos from North Cascades Equus's post 15/07/2023

What's more fun at horse camp than a sleep over with the horses?

Photos from North Cascades Equus's post 14/07/2023

Intermediate camp. The kids got to see Dr. Sauter doing dental work on several of our lesson horses!


Intermediate camp🐴🐴🐴🦄🦄🦄

Photos from North Cascades Equus's post 14/07/2023

Beginner camp🐴🐴🐴🐴🦄🦄🦄🦄

Photos from North Cascades Equus's post 26/06/2023

I couldn't be more proud of these students! So far we have 6 riders who have successfully tested for their USPC rating certifications. Congratulations, riders!!!!


We are so excited to welcome "Pooky Dots" to his new forever home! His cute personality and unique peacock leopard Appy color pattern is sure make him a favorite lesson pony at Meridian Equestrian Center! Pooky is a 14.1 hand, 12 yr old gelding who rides and drives.
Pooky joins us from Richochet Stables in Canton, Texas.


We have stalls available with private runs!
*Daytime turnout in private paddock with shed
*feedings 4x day
*9pm nightcheck
* Pastures available
*Indoor and outdoor arenas with excellent footing
*NO drama, peaceful barn culture
*Hot water wash rack
*Sensory trail
* Personalized care
*Private tack lockers
*2nd large outdoor arena coming Spring!
*Budget-Friendly "work to board" program
*24 hour camera security monitoring
*Professional handling

Contact [email protected] for more info


We are happy to announce the expansion of our lesson program with more staff and a larger lesson herd💜. We are excepting applications for our Spring Session, starting in April for both therapeutic and beginner level private lessons from ages 5 to adult. To learn more about our Riding Academy, please visit our teaching website at or PM us for more information.

Photos from North Cascades Equus's post 31/12/2022

We are so happy to announce 2 additions to our lesson and therapeutic riding herd! Meet Woody and Rosie🥰🥰🥰. These little darlings will be available for Spring session regular and therapeutic lessons (kids 4-8)/driving and birthday parties.


We are so happy to feature Birthe Schumann as our MEC Winter Series Dressage Clinician! There are limited spots, contact me to reserve yours before they are filled!
First clinic is Sat and Sun, Jan 14th and 15th.

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Intermediate  camp🐴🐴🐴🦄🦄🦄