A Whole Horse Experience Focused on Safety

From Hooves to Ears!

About Us



The Whole Horse Place is a unique horse experience for the average person with little or no horse exposure.  We offer many affordable program options for individuals or groups. Our approach to teaching horsemanship begins and ends with safety first.  Teaching you to be in control of your horse at all times is our primary concern, and from that foundation all other aspects of horsemanship will be successful. 

We are located on the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula with miles and miles of scenic trails, wildlife, beaver ponds, and breathtaking mountain views. Experience serenity and enjoy.

saddle your horse

Something for EVERYONE!

Barn Buddies

​Pee Wee Programs

Ranch Hands Summer Program

Pee Wee Classes

Horsemanship Classes

Adult Classes

​Mom and Me Classes

Summer Horse Programs for ALL Ages!

giving a horse a bath

Our Mission

Our mission is to enrich lives with our horses. We teach all aspects of horsemanship, "From Hooves to Ears", and give you the time to establish relationships with these most excellent creatures. We are NOT just a riding facility! They say there is nothing better for the inside of a person than the outside of a horse, and we believe it. 

Summer Programs for Older Kids (10-99)


Ranch Hands

$70/day ($50.00 non-refundable deposit holds your reserved dates)

Balance due first day of participation for ALL reserved dates

10:00-3:00 (extended hours available)

Ages 10-99

(younger accepted on a case by case basis)

This is a working experience at a barn, the real deal. Hands on horsemanship every day. Includes horsemanship class, riding, lessons, education, and lots of chores. This is horse ownership in every aspect. Take care of, enjoy, and appreciate everything your horse needs the days you are here. A typical day might start with grooming, personal time with horse, chores, tacking up and riding, education pertaining to your needs and the needs of your horse, and taking care of anything that needs doing. You will receive a checklist with your horse's needs and your responsibilities, you will be supervised and instructed on how to do that checklist, and what you do, when you do it, is up to you. No one rides alone, and you are supervised at all times, and you enjoy your horse how you want to. 

Monday-Saturday (mix and match dates. They do NOT have to be on the same week.) Please CALL for dates you would like to reserve! *All reserved dates are expected to be paid the first day of participation regardless if attended or not. 

July 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 

August 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 

August 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Please confirm dates you would like to make sure they are still available  with an email or phone call BEFORE paying deposit. 

Deposit for Ranch Hands


Please print BOTH pages of waiver.

Summer Program Health Forms

Files coming soon.

Contact Us

Are you ready to get started?

If you have questions about the opportunities available to you in our programs, feel free to send us a message. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

The Whole Horse Place

The Whole Horse Place 4764 SW Old Forest Way Port Orchard, WA 98367 US

(360) 895-0940


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