Using positive, reward-based training methods, Good CitiZen Dog Training’s canine behavioral specialists help train both pets and owners while nurturing healthy dog-man relationships. In addition to private training sessions that address specific behavioral issues, the Good CitiZen trainers host group classes to train dogs alongside their peers. Sessions include basic puppy training and Growly class, which tackles aggressive behavior and teaches owners to identify canine body language. Dog trainers also monitor doggy daycare to safely socialize dogs while owners are away and ensure each pup receives enough play, exercise, rest, and food, plus up-to-date editions of squeaky newspapers.
Riding is a wonderful sport to build poise, confidence, posture and a great attitude about the rest of the world. Our specialty is equitation training for the rider. We have trained many champion junior and amateur riders, some of whom have gone on to be professionals themselves.
A day at Emerald Downs can take on many forms. Some visitors sprawl across blankets in the facility's park, while some scoot to the edge of their reserved seats in the grandstand. Still others relax in the Redhook Turf Club, an all-inclusive, members-only area for dining, wagering, and watching the races. It's this flexibility that has made Emerald Downs a popular summer destination since 1996. On every level, the stadium features self-service or clerk-operated betting windows, and its programs come packed with jockey bios, postpositions, and other bettor-friendly tools. Even during non-racing season, Emerald Downs offers full-card simulcasting so fans don't have to resort to betting on slowly drifting clouds.
At the age of 9, Bonnie Morris began a lifelong relationship with horses. By age 10, she was the proud guardian of her own colt and at 22, she set the wheels in motion to open her own training center. Today at Morris's Shadow Mountain Stables, she and her staff continue to bond riders and steeds within a five-acre haven that's beyond the reaches of the outside world and its persistent chorus of honking bikes. They foster interspecies rapport through various types of instruction, including lessons and summer camps that teach showmanship and horse care. Trail rides mosey through nearby woods, meadows, and grasslands overlooking Mount Rainier. Birthday parties include horseback rides or visits to the petting farm. The petting farm facilitates up-close encounters with fuzzy ferrets, giant bunnies, mini horses, and baby goats as well as the stable's fleet of horses and resident cow, Henry, who also answers to, "Look! A cow!"
We are a family-owned 7 acre farm in Maple Valley, WA. Your dog will enjoy quality, loving care and play ALL DAY off-leash. We live on the farm, so your dog is supervised at all times. Come visit us and see what a special place we offer for dogs.