Northwest NEWS

December 3, 2001

Features

Tour a horse farm that's ready for winter

On Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon join Horses for Clean Water in Maple Valley to tour a demonstration horse farm ready for winter. See mudless winter paddocks, an outdoor washrack and an all-season riding arena. Learn about French drains to reduce mud a soil cement composting area. Find out how to compost manure and manage wintertime horse pastures. Pick up information on tax reduction programs, emergency preparedness, and other resources for horse owners.
   The cost is $10/adult and $20/farm or family. Everyone is invited and you don't have to own a farm or horses to attend. To register, call (425) 432-6116 or email ARBlickle@aol.com.
   For more information HCW visit the website at www.HorsesforCleanWater.com.