GIFT GUIDE FEATURE Miniature Donkeys Miniature donkeys are the most entertaining and lovable pet imaginable! JF Miniature Donkeys is committed to raising high quality donkeys that will be a great addition to your family as a pet or show/breeding prospect. If you’re thinking about starting your own breeding operation, we can assist you in selecting individuals you’ll be delighted to own. Follow JF Miniature Donkeys on Facebook! 10 Great Gift Ideas Under $50 Let’s face it, horses are an expensive hobby. A new trailer, saddle, or month of training doesn’t easily fit into most people’s gift budget, much less a stocking. Don’t despair. Here are 10 budget-friendly ways to remember the horse person on your list without breaking a hundred dollar bill. 1. EZGrip Mat Movers. For around $20 bucks you can help save a horse person’s back, and sanity! ( ezmatmover.com ) 2. Cell phone holders/cases. Check out The Bony Pony ( bonypony.com ) for cute western designs starting at $15. 3. Gloves. Equestrians love a good pair of gloves. Try Noble Outfitters ( nobleoutfitters.com ) for a good selection of gloves for chores and riding. 4. Cashel Tush Cushion from Bony Pony ( bonypony.com ). Trust me, the trail rider will love you forever! $44.95. 5. Gift certificate from Fire Mountain Trail Course. $50 bucks will buy 5 visits to this equine fun zone ( firemountainfriesians.com ). 6. Accessories from Barn Pros. A new barn may not fit in the budget, but how about new accessories like a rustic boot tray ($49.95) or for a few bucks more, a handy wall saddle holder? barnpros.com 7. Books. Inexpensive and easily fit into a stocking. Check out horse-related fiction from NWHS editor Catherine Madera for only $10 each, $5.99 on Kindle. (read a sample/shop at catherinemadera.com or Amazon/Barnes and Noble online) 8. Training DVDs such as those from Missy Wryn ( missywryn.com ) or documentaries about famous horsemen such as the film Buck (around $20 on Amazon) and the brand new film V: The Legacy of Sheila Varian ($35). 9. Painted Ponies. Under $50 at stores such as Stampede Tack ( stampede.ca ). 10. Tickets to the Washington State Horse Expo, February 20-22. Only $30 bucks for three days of fun. ( wastatehorseexpo.com ) Lastly, don’t forget the unique treasure of photography related gifts from the NWHS: Get creative at: nwhsphoto.smugmug.com NWHS Gypsy Girl Clothing Just In! New line of jeans and jean jackets. Many other trendy styles for all ages and sizes, Small to 3x. Stop by 511 Front Street in Lynden, WA and find us on Facebook to stay current on new items and specials. Learn more at www.JFRanch.net, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-319-8549. Gift Certificates from Heart to Heart Healing K&S Saddlery’s Annual Christmas Sale Give the gift of healing to someone with an issue you would love to help resolve — perhaps an illness, a relationship issue, or a success/ prosperity issue. Using the tools of Pranic Healing, when you change your energy, you change your life. Great for people and horses. Holiday Special: Package of three sessions for $150 (that’s buy two and get one free)! Call 503-502-5186 or visit heart-to-heart-healing.com. November 29 through January 4, everything in the store is on sale. Buy 1 get 1 free on select saddles, headstalls and breast collars. 25% off halters, lead ropes, bits, and jewelry. 20% off horse health products, Breyer model horses, helmets, and books. You’ll also find great deals on stall mats, turnout blankets, and show halters. Stop by 228 162nd St S, Spanaway, WA 98387. Call 253-537-1275, visit www.kandssaddlery.com, email email@example.com or find us on Facebook (K-s Saddlery).