The Center

About Natural Horsemanship

About Centered Riding

Coming Events

Lessons & Training

Kids Camps


Trainer Profiles

Straight Answers


Horse Links

Ask The Instructor



 See the healthy difference in your horse. 

NWNHC is a distributor of Dynamite specialty horse feeds and supplements.

Learn More & Order 



NWNHC Book Store

Here are some great study materials to advance your natural horsemanship and general equine knowledge.  They are the resources we turn to on a regular basis.

True Unity by Tom Dorrance - The book that introduced the natural horsemanship revolution to the world. Written by one of the fathers of the craft.
True Horsemanship Through Feel by Bill Dorrance and Leslie Desmond - The follow up book on natural horsemanship as told by Tom's brother, Bill

Think Harmony with Horses by Ray Hunt Wisdom from the horseman Parelli, Brannaman, the Dorrance brothers and many others recognize as their major influence.

Natural Horsemanship by Pat Parelli  The horseman's guide to natural horsemanship and the Parelli Natural Horse-Man Ship System. Covers the philosophy, tools and methods necessary to attain horse savvy using Pat Parelli's proven methods.

Centered Riding by Sally Swift - Find a more relaxed and natural riding seat through body awareness, "soft eyes," proper breathing, centering and balance. Sally's world famous methods help horse and rider achieve harmony, working together naturally, without pain.
Natural Horsemanship Explained: From Heart to Hands by Robert Miller, DVM

Revolution In Horsemanship: And What It Means for Mankind by Robert Miller, DVM - "In the final decades of the twentieth century, a revolution began in America and spread through much of the world..."

Imprint Training of the newborn foal by Robert Miller, DVM - The definitive guide to desensitizing your newborn foal for a lifetime of human handling. Written by the originator of foal imprinting.
Move Closer Stay Longer by Stephanie Burns, PhD - A valuable resource to help you face the anxieties you may have in becoming a confident rider and leader for your horse.  It's the story of Stephanie's journey through Parelli Natural Horsemanship and a guide you can use in all parts of your life.
Training the Driving Horse by Steve  Bower DVD - Teach your horse to drive the "natural" way.

Farming With Horses by Steve Bowers & Marlen Steward - A great guide to understanding different driving harnesses, hitching configurations, how to hitch, and driving techniques for single horse and teams

CLEARANCE $16.99  Reg. $19.50

Don't Shoot The Dog  by Karen Pryor - Insightful guide to understanding animal  (and human) behavior and how to use the laws of positive reinforcement to train anyone.  Recommended reading by Parelli Professionals.