Northwest NEWS

September 21, 1998


Horsewhispering workshops set

   Horse whisperer Frank Bell will hold a workshop for horses and riders at Starbird Creek Stables in Mt. Vernon Oct. 9, 10 and 11 from noon-4 p.m. Bell's clinics teach a "7-step step safety system" and help with bonding and confidence building. This workshop will deal with shying, pull-back, trailer loading, standing, backing, nervousness, hard mouth, desensitization.
   Cost for riders with manageable horses is $300 each. Spectators are $20 per day.
   Unmanageable horses can be worked with in private sessions. Starbird Stables is located at 2315 Bulson Rd. For information call 425-788-1154 or on the internet at