|FEDERATION EQUESTRE INTERNATIONALE (FEI)
International governing board for all equestrian competitions and events
|RAILS TO TRAILS|
Creates nationwide network of trails from former rail lines for equestrians, pedestrians and cyclists while providing guidelines for local trail projects.
|UNITED STATES EQUESTRIAN FEDERATION (USEF)|
National governing board (Lexington, KY) setting rules and standards for all
|EQUESTRIAN LAND CONSERVATION RESOURCE (ELCR)|
"Saving land for horses and horse-related activities." ELCR seeks to engage the equestrian community in land preservation. Provides educational materials, easement guides, economic impact analysis reports, land protection guides, videos and assistance to individuals and groups for their region.
|UNITED STATES DRESSAGE FEDERATION (USDF)|
National governing board (Lexington, KY) for dressage competitions and
|TRUST FOR PUBLIC LAND (TPL)|
Aims to protect working farms, ranches and forests; lands of historical and cultural importance; rivers, streams, coasts, and watersheds; parks, gardens, and other natural spaces. More than 40 offices nationwide. Helps agencies and communities conserve land, raise funds, and complete real estate transactions.
|CALIFORNIA DRESSAGE SOCIETY (CDS)|
California governing board for dressage competitions and events throughout
Provides grants for charities and volunteers who work on behalf of horses, operates network of equine orgs. and enthusiasts, offers management and financial advice for horse-related charities, and helps educate public about horses. Focuses on therapeutic activities, but responds to dwindling public lands for horse use.
|Horsemanship Links: Private Businesses and Local Organizations|
Nearly every horseman now benefiting from the trend of what is often termed "natural horsemanship," owes thanks, directly or indirectly, to Tom Dorrance. Through his work of helping people understand the true nature of the horse, many have come to better understand themselves - and the world around them.
|CALIFORNIA EQUESTRIAN PARK AND EVENT CENTER|
Proposed 1200 acre equestrian park and event center in Petaluma, CA. Boasting green technology and as part of its state-of-the-art/permaculture design, this center will host major competitions for all equestrian disciplines while doubling as an educational and training facility. 700 acres will be set aside for trails and public use, augmenting Sonoma County's efforts to preserve open space.
|GREEN APPLE HORSE|
A site dedicated to bringing you cutting edge news and information on how the horse industry can go green.
|GREEN PLANET EQUINE|
Nature-inspired products that help horses without hindering the environment, the animals, or ourselves.
|THE ECLECTIC HORSEMAN|
A horseman's magazine featuring a variety of articles about a "natural" approach to working with horses. Editor Emily Kitching hopes to maintain high quality articles, layout, and individuals interviewed.
Provides quality courses in horse health science and care worldwide with a curriculum designed for both practicing professionals and laymen, including veterinarians, chiropractors, physical therapists, massage therapists, trainers, grooms, barn managers, owners, and those who have no horse experience. Specialists teach all courses, which are accredited and offer certification.
|BAY AREA BARNS AND TRAILS|
Helps to acquire, maintain and restore publicly accessible barns, stables, pastures, staging areas, horse camps, parks, public open space, working farms, ranches, equestrian facilities, trails and trailheads throughout Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Mateo, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma Counties in California.
|THE NATURAL GAIT|
An equestrian retreat and educational center in Harpers Ferry, Iowa, offering workshops and clinics February through October.
Creates, produces, and sells top-quality, award-winning equine and canine products that are pure and effective ~ from dermatitis to thrush to fly spray to wounds and shampoos, products inspired by a desire to find herbal and other natural ways to care for horses and dogs.
|THE WAY OF THE HORSE|
Kim Walnes, an FEI level event rider who has worked with Mark Rashid, gives clinics around the U.S. for riders of all disciplines.
|BAY AREA EQUESTRIAN NETWORK|
A networking site and regional directory for equine businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area, offering free adds and website link exchanges.
|NORTH COAST EQUINE PHYSICAL THERAPY|
Wendy Albrecht and Cindy Krout offer an animal everything humans have access to in a PT outpatient clinic. State-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment modalities include electro-acuscope, myopulse micro currents, ultrasound, neuromuscular stimulator and myofacial release. These therapies create the environment that allows the body to heal itself, oftentimes in less than half the "normal" recovery time.
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