Horse Handling, located in a quiet corner on the north Key Peninsula, is a resource for horse owners looking to…More improve their horsemanship. Horse Handling specializes in helping strengthen the bond between people and their horses. The trainers here use Perelli Natural Horsemanship techniques to strengthen the trust between horse and rider, as well as work on any behavioral problems a horse may have -- problems which, in some cases, negatively affect the relationship and threaten the safety of horses or owners.</p>
<p>Horse Handling is a true resource for anyone who wants to take their horsemanship to the next level. It is located on the corner of 144th Street KPN and 180th Street KPN. </p>
Paddock Wood Farm 6802 Rosemont Dr NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Paddock Wood Farm is a 35-acre equestrian center in the heart of Gig Harbor. Horse owners can board their horses…More here. There are separate paddocks with 29 stalls surrounded with vinyl/electric fences. According to the “horse-friendly” schedule, a breakfast of premium grain is served at 6am, followed by top timothy and alfalfa around 9am. The horses then get turned out until 4pm and have dinner around 5pm. Someone watches over the horses 24 hours a day. Paddock Wood Farm is proud to say it is the only farm in Gig Harbor with real trails, which are grandfathered in.
Horses R & R'd 8723 David Day Dr NW, Gig Harbor, WA98332 Horses R & R'd is a rescue and retirement sanctuary for horses. Owners, Jim and Sue Miller, provide plenty of…More grassland for the animals to roam free. The program, which started in 1996, is located off of David Day Drive. The owners are true animal lovers, and they're passionate about taking care of neglected, unwanted and/or retire horses. The animals are not for adoption or sale. The facility follows the American Association of Equine Practitioners guidelines and is run by the owners and volunteers. Horses R & R'd is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization
Crescent Valley Farm 11708 Crescent Valley Dr NW, Gig Harbor, WA98332 This 26-acre, private farm is owned by Penny Henry, a long time horseman. The barn staff is caring and…More knowledgeable and Crescent Valley Farm has a reputation as one of the best boarding stables in the area. Lessons and training are offered in all phases of flat work and groundwork. The resident trainer, Liz Malloch Doe, specializes in correct, balanced flat work with an emphasis on the horse and rider's well-being. Liz works with children and adults.
Stroh's Feed & Garden Supplies 3408 Hunt St NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Stroh's carries a complete line of products serving gardeners, horse owners and rural residents. While many think of…More Stroh's as simply a garden center or a place to buy supplies for animals, it has a variety of gifts, particularly for horse lovers.
Pam's Place Tack 3404 10th St NW, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Pam's Place Tack is a must-visit for any horse rider. Pam specializes in custom saddles and is an expert at sizing the…More saddle for both the horse and the rider; she can get the perfect fit for both. She has taken the subject of saddle-fitting to the level of "exact science." Horses that were deemed to have a bad attitude and be "un-ridable" are now happy, easily trained horses. Pam says a bad fitting saddle makes an unhappy horse. She compares a poor fitting saddle to someone with bad fitting shoes. While most saddle-makers think that "changing the socks" will solve the problem, Pam knows different. She meets with her customer and uses a series of templates to find the perfect fit for horse and rider. She also helps the customer determine the desired style and design of saddle. She then sends the measurements and information to skilled saddle-makers throughout the country, including several Amish craftsmen. The craftsmen she uses depend on the type of saddle required. The result is a beautifully crafted, perfectly fitted saddle. Although Pam specializes in saddles, she can also help you with bridles or other riding equipment. And, she is reasonably priced. Give Pam a visit; her shop is located at her home.
Located in the heart of Gig Harbor's busiest crossroads, this wine and liquor store will make you feel like a member…More of its family. It is a family-run business established in 1990, and features liquor board-related products. As customers enter the front door, they are greeted with warm smiles and offers of assistance.</p>
<p>Jim and Sue Miller, the owners, also own a rescue and retirement sanctuary for horses in North Rosedale and give away lemons, limes and olives in exchange for donations to support this important work.</p>