Horses for Clean Water offers workshops, farm tours, yoga, and educational materials on a wide range of topics.
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Alayne Blickle. Alayne, a life-long equestrian and reining / ranch-riding competitor, is the creator / director of Horses for Clean Water, an award-winning, internationally acclaimed horse and land management program which reduces environmental impacts on the land. Well-known for her enthusiastic, down-to-earth approaches, Alayne is an educator, writer, and photojournalist who has worked with horse and livestock owners since 1990. Alayne and her husband, Matt Livengood, are the creators and owners of Sweet Pepper Ranch, an eco-friendly horse motel and guest ranch.
Matt is Alayne's husband and a NRHA, ASHA, and NVRHA judge/ trainer / show manager. Matt has been a National Reining Horse Association judge since 1999 and has recently added ranch riding certifications to the list. He teaches clinics on reining as well as ranch riding and ranch versatility throughout North America, and as far away as in Australia. Matt, a seasoned reining competitor, won the June 2017 Reno Extreme Mustang Makeover and is very involved in training and competing with Mustangs.
Audrey has been practicing yoga for more than 15 years. She has 400 hours of yoga teacher training and offers a soft and easy approach to teaching. Her enthusiasm will show her deep love of yoga as she teaches and shares how her yoga practice contributes to her overall well-being. Audrey has a special interest in yoga as it pertains to healthy aging. Audrey, a skilled epicurean, will be our food goddess. Audrey is a life-long horse enthusiast has a special place in Alayne’s heart as she is one of Alayne’s high school horse buddies.