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February 2022 Newsletter

This month we focus on saving land for horses, but we also cover upcoming events, weed control, leather care, an editorial about the Rivian plant, and more.

Taking care of leather tack

Local tack repair pro Susan Akins answers the question: “How should I take care of my tack?” The answer is really simple and true for both english and western tack. Visit our site to learn more.

Opposed to Rivian

Letter To The Community by Nancy Clark I am writing this in regards to the behemoth Rivian plant proposed for a very rural area intersecting Morgan, Newton and Walton counties. However the more we are learning, the more we hear this could have far-reaching effects… Read More »Opposed to Rivian

January 2022 Newsletter

New year, new AAHC website! We talk about helping loose horses in our area and the new electric vehicle plant coming to Rutledge. Also Allison Creek is opening a new location, Beanie Crowe is at Starlight, and we have a new consignment shop _ Athens Equestrian Consignment.

December 2021 Newsletter

This November marked 11 years since I got the wild hair to start the AAHC Facebook page. No one is more surprised than me how much AAHC has changed in the last year – a testament to our wonderful team and support system. We have a lot to cover in this newsletter so grab a cup of coffee and settle in for a little while – lots of fantastic news.

Tack Cleaning Hacks

By Kim Gates, certified saddle fitter 706-400-9981; gatesbythecreek@hotmail.com As a saddle fitter I see saddles and strap goods in all kinds of condition. How you care for your tack has a direct impact on how long your tack will last. Taking care of your tack… Read More »Tack Cleaning Hacks

Butterfly Dreams Farm Therapeutic Riding Program

Speech pathologist, foster mother, and life-long equestrian Cat Thompson established Butterfly Dreams Farm Therapeutic Riding Program with co-founder Tracy Mosher in 2005 after seeing the powerful way horses impacted a special child in her life. Click to read more about this wonderful program.