Incredible treasures and experiences await you at Heart of the Horse!

Here is just a small taste of the donated items that will be offered at this year’s Heart of the Horse:

Do you have an item or experience to donate? Click here to find out how you can help!

Race Day at Emerald Downs and Wine Tasting

It’s a Daily Double! Enjoy a day at the races for six people in an outdoor box at Emerald Downs during the 2019 season, complimentary food and beverages, and THEN take 10 people to Love That Red Winery for a private barrel wine-tasting where the winner takes home six bottles of their choice of wine.

Donated by Love That Red Winery

Dog Gift Basket

Everything you need to pamper your pooch! Bed, bowls, toy baskets, toys, treats, treat jar, and towel.


Donated by the boarders of Aspen Grove Dressage

Blacquee by Whitney Anderson

Artist Whitney Anderson creates stunning, charismatic art from squares cut out of magazines. She uses these squares to create collages rich with vibrant color and character.




Offered by Whitney Anderson

Private Wine Class for 20!

Total Wine & More is going to treat you, your family, and wine loving friends to a hands on class and tasting of wines from a region of your choice. Discover hidden gems, new varietals, and the reason your region makes such special wine. Fantastic 21+ birthday party idea!

Donated by Total Wine & More

Fully Loaded Show Trunk

The boarders of Aspen Grove Dressage know what it takes to be ready to show and they have loaded this handy rolling trunk with everything you need to succeed: cooler, halter, saddle pad, polos, sport boots, brush set, hay net and much more…


Donated by our friends at Aspen Grove Dressage

Chateau Ste. Michelle Blend Experience

Here’s your chance to be your own winemaker! You and 3 friends will learn about wine blending with Chateau Ste. Michelle and their award winning varietals. Take home your own custom blended wine complete with your designer label!


Donated by Chateau Ste. Michelle

Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents a George Balanchine Original

Join the Pacific Northwest Ballet for Themes and Variations, choreography by the world renowned George Balanchine coupled with Tchaikovsky’s heavenly music. Additionally you will get to relax in the donor lounge and take home a pair of pointe shoes signed by a company dancer.

Donated by Pacific Northwest Ballet

DeLille Wine Fantastic

Are you ready for a serious wine party, and then another wine party? Take home a basket of award winning DeLille Cellars wines and swag to enjoy at home, AND a get a wine tasting for up to six guests at DeLille’s charming tasting room in beautiful Woodinville Wine Country.


Donated by Mustang Carrie and DeLille Cellars

Tantalizing Mediterranean Dinner Party in Your Home

Chefs Alen & Romana Sivac will stun your palette with traditional food from their native Croatia. This decadent multi-course meal for up to 8 guests will be customized to your preferences and made in your home. Wine pairings of unequalled excellence will accompany each course. Prepare to take an extravagant culinary trip to the Mediterranean.


Donated by Sivac Catering, Richard & Jolene Duncan, and Trish & Seamus Markey

Ride Along with Office Boucher

Ever wonder what being an animal control officer is all about? Ride along with Bothell Police Animal Control Office Boucher and see first hand. Trust us, she loves her job and you will too!



Donated by Bothell Police Department

Bal Harbour Florida Beach Vacation

Shop, dine, and take sunny beach walks in famous Bal Hrbour, Florida. One week stay at a lovely 3 bedroom condo just steps from the beach and shops. Easy drive to Key West.


Donated by Bill & Georgia Harper

Romantic Date Ride for Two

You and your partner are invited to take a one hour lesson at Transition Up Farm in Auburn, enjoying arena a field riding. Post ride relax on the deck with wine and cheese. Open to all levels of riders.



Donated by Ruth Geppert-Jelinek

Head Strong by Shano

Shano’s pop art style is bold and colorful. She combines her love of animals and her sassy personality to create decadent original art. Head Strong is a piece that embraces the powerful combination of beautiful women and horses.



Donated by Shano

Wine Tasting with Wine Maker Bill Grassie

Enjoy a a private tasting with appetizers for 8-10 with the wine maker, Bill Grassie at either the Woodinville or Fall City location. William Grassie Wine Estates is an intimate Washington State winery committed to producing premier Bordeaux style wines. The winemaker, Bill Grassie, embarked upon his vision to create world-class wine in 2006, when he moved to the Seattle area. Bill is an avid gardener and his passion for gardening led him to plant a vineyard on a bare patch of ground at his new property. This seemingly inconsequential decision to create the vineyard accelerated his efforts to become a winemaker, leading to the creation of his first vintage in 2011.

Donated by Bill Grassie

Want to Meet a Wallaby or Kick Back with a Kangaroo?

You can do just that at the Fall City Wallaby Ranch. Meet lovingly tended wallabies and adult kangaroos, learn all about their habits and get hands on time with the newest additions to the farm. Your visit includes a meal at Fall City’s landmark Roadhouse Restaurant.



Donated by SAFE Thursday AM Crew and The Roadhouse Restaurant & Inn

Does This Picture Make My House Look Big?

We sure think so! Aerial photography is an integral part of selling your home in this competitive market. This package includes 7 beautiful high definition photographs of your home from several vantage points. Makes a great gift too!

Donated by Candi Kintzley of Clarity NW Photography

Make a Glass Blown Ornament

The Redmond School of Glass is offering admission to two students in their ornament/ float class. Learn the basic aspects of creating blown glass objects: add your color, heat your glass, shape it, and remove from the pipe. You will get to be hands on all the way.

Donated by Redmond School of Glass

Fore! Play Golf with Friends at Sunny Suncadia Resort

You and three friends have your pick of two stunning golf courses at Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum. Enjoy 18 holes at either The Prospector or Rope Rider courses. Make a day and enjoy the brilliant blue sky in historic Cle Elum.

Donated by Jeff & Heather Rau

Sigillo Cellars in Historic Downtown Snoqualmie

You and 3 friends are going to feel the warm welcome at family operated Sigillo Cellars in Snoqualmie. Taking the best grapes from respected wine producing regions of Eastern Washington, including The Yakima Valley and Wahlukle Slope; Sigillo Cellars creates their own spin on Bordeaux and Rhone varietals as well as other styles of wine that suit this casually elegant winery. The four of you will enjoy a tasting flight and complimentary charcuterie, along with a bottle of Sunset red to go home, and a 10% discount for all guests buying the day of the tasting.

Donated by Sigillo Cellars

A Little Bit of Broadway on the Eastside with Village Theatre’s 40th Anniversary Season

Village Theatre is Broadway in your backyard. Professional sets, talented lighting, glorious costumes, and nationally acclaimed singing, dancing, and acting talent make Village Theatre a fantastic experience without the hassle of going downtown! The winner of this item will receive a voucher good for two adult tickets to any one of the 2018-2020 Season shows. Their 40th anniversary line-up  includes: The 25th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee, Guys & Dolls, She Loves Me, Hansel & Gretel & Heidi & Gunter, and The Wedding Singer.

Donated by Village Theatre

Twin Peaks Tour of the Snoqualmie Valley

Local expert David Israel will lead you and two guests on a guided tour of the iconic locations that inspired David Lynch’s cult-favorite TV hit show Twin Peaks.



Donated by David Israel

Kentucky Meet Washington at Woodinville Whiskey Co.

Don’t miss the opportunity to taste award winning Woodinville Whiskey! Take home a 750 mL bottle of their Straight Bourbon Whiskey AND then take five of your friends to Woodinville Whiskey Co.’s sun-drenched tasting room in the Woodinville Wine Country.

Donated by Woodinville Whiskey Co.

Sweet Staycation at the Hyatt in Bellevue

Enjoy a one night weekend bed and breakfast stay for two at the elegant and luxurious Hyatt Regency Bellevue. Includes sumptuous breakfast buffet at Eques Restaurant, valet parking, and 2 pm late checkout.


Donated by The Hyatt Regency Bellevue

One-on-One Classical Horsemanship Lessons on Beautiful Baroque Horses

Expert rider/ trainer Troy Griffith of Hands-On-Horse Training outside of Salem, OR invites you to come and learn Old World military style horsemanship on his well-trained Lippizaner and Friesian horses. Your day will include explanation of how this form of horsemanship differs from other modern forms of riding, an hour of groundwork lessons with Troy’s horses, and two hours of riding instruction with an opportunity to ride two different baroque breeds.

Donated by Troy Griffith and Hands-on-Horse Training


Yakima Valley Horse Drawn Carriage Wine Tour for Four

Let the Yakima Valley Carriage Company take you and 3 friends on a glorious tour of Yakima Valley’s best wineries! You’ll visit Bonair Winery, VanArnam Vineyards, Hyatt Vineyards, and Tanjuli Winery arriving in elegant style in a beautiful coach pulled by Yakima Valley Carriage Company’s handsome Percheron pair, Jack and Jill. Enjoy wine tasting at the vineyards and stay over in creature comfort at the Vintage Valley Inn in Zillah, WA.

Donated by Yakima Valley Carriage Company

 Hotel Stay donated by Vintage Valley Inn, Zillah, WA

Fried Chicken Friday!

Dinner for two at The Wandering Goose in Seattle. Experience ‘Fried Chicken Friday’ Dinner at this Southern-influenced restaurant in the North Capitol Hill neighborhood. Featured on the Food Network, Seattle Refined, the Cooking Channel and more.

Donated by The Wandering Goose

Tongass Rain Riding Skirt

You’re going to look forward to bad weather because now you can laugh in its face once you get your Tongass Rain Riding Skirt. Wear over your riding breeches or jeans, the Tongass Rain Riding Skirt is 100% waterproof + breathable and is the definition of essential riding gear. It keeps you, your saddle, and your horse’s back muscles warm and dry. Put it in your pack or tie in on your saddle to be prepared for whatever weather the trail has in store!

Donated by Arctic Horse

Spend the Day at Woodland Park Zoo

Enjoy a family day at the fabulous Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle with this family four pack (admission for 2 adults, 2 children). SEE ANIMALS,SAVE WILDLIFE. Your day out supports conservation and education here and around the world.

Donated by Kristi Dodds

Relax in Sunny Cabo San Lucas at Villa Mira Flores

Enjoy a relaxing 6 night stay in this charming 1600 square foot villa overlooking Pedregal Bay, in an upscale resort area of Cabo San Lucas. Within walking distance to downtown Cabo, Villa Mira Flores can host 4 adults in 2 spacious bedrooms with king beds. Splash in the private pool while watching cruise ships sail slowly into port. Cook your own gourmet meals in the remodeled, fully appointed kitchen. Additionally you will enjoy a $100 toward a stunning meal at Misiones De Kino Restaurant in downtown Cabo.

Accommodations donated by Ken and Carol Strege. Dinner certificate donated by Lon and Rachael Topaz

Picnic with the Ponies at SAFE

Enjoy a 2-hour visit to SAFE’s fabulous 11-acre farm in Redmond. Take a tour of the barn, meet the horses, and enjoy a light lunch or afternoon snack before a photo op with Sunny D and Shasta. Package for up to 10 people.

Donated by SAFE and Tiffany Lindan

Golf for Four on Newcastle’s China Creek Course

The China Creek course provides the opportunity for many memorable rounds, combining mesmerizing views with layouts that provide challenge and variety for golfers of all abilities. Package for four including carts.

Donated by The Golf Club at Newcastle

Two Night Getaway to Victoria, BC

Enjoy a relaxing and scenic cruise experience aboard a high-speed Clipper Vacations catamaran between Seattle and Victoria. Once in Victoria, enjoy a unique experience at Abigail’s Hotel, a charming property that blurs the lines between a small luxury hotel and a heritage bed-and-breakfast Inn. Its special atmosphere blends the romance and charm of the past with the comfort and convenience of modern accommodation. Your two night stay in a superior room includes a three course breakfast, evening appetizers, and free Wi-Fi. Abigail’s is quietly situated on the edge of the bustling downtown core and is three short blocks from Victoria’s Inner Harbour, within walking distance of all the major downtown attractions and restaurants.

Donated by Abigail’s Hotel and Clipper Vacations

Black Butte Ranch Year Round Vacation Paradise

A Week at Black Butte Ranch. One week stay at Black Butte Ranch in Sisters, Oregon in a fully furnished 3 BR / 2 BA home, close to Glaze Meadow Recreation Center. Winter or summer playground paradise!

Donated by Jerry & Sally Gregg

2019 Donors

14 Hands Winery
Abigail’s Inn
Allison McDowell
Amanda Kyle
Andy Parypa & Kathy Hope
Angela Bordonaro
Anthony’s Restaurants
Arctic Horse
Ashley Farrington
Barb Slack
Big Picture Movie Theater
Bill & Georgia Harper
Blackbird Bakery
Bonair Winery & Vineyards
Bothell Police Animal Control
Brad & Tanya Winters
Candi & Kerry Kintzley
Caroline Callender
Chateau Ste. Michelle
Chloe & Isabel by Liz Storey
Christy Snavely
Cindy Steger
Coffee on Canvas
Collin Winkley
CR Ranchwear
Dave Browne & Julia Brown
David D.
David Israel
Deanna Thronson
DeLille Cellars
Eastside Cats & Dogs Too
Eastside Baseball Academy
Ellen Felsenthal Photography
Erin Elise Photography
Flicka Farm
Float Seattle
Floys Sheets & Sandy Edgertson
Functional Pottery
Grateful Bread
Grey Pony Films
Hancock Bakery
Handcraft Inc.
Heather Andreini- John L. Scott
Heather & John-Paul Andreini
Heather Evans-Keliher
Helena Gilman
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
Hyatt Vineyards
Jackie Liles
Jamison A Johnson
Jane Millar
Jeannette Parrett
Jeanne Stine
Jeff & Heather Rau
Jenn W.
Jordan Valente Construction
Judy & Troy Hallamore
Julie Austin Any Pet Photography
Julie Scozzafave-Shlesselman
K. & Co. Salon
Kayla & Brian Krauss
Ken and Carol Strege
Kevin Bachand
Kit Topaz
Kringles Bakery
Lemay- America’s Car Museum
Liz Crain
Lon and Rachael Topaz
Love That Red Winery
Lynn Moser
Mark and LeAnn LeMaster
Megan Ayrault
Melissa Nesje
Michayla Conrad
Mitch & Allison Lomax
Montana Silversmiths
Mt. Rainier Equine Veterinary Services
Mustang Carrie
Nicole Parrett
Olson’s Tack Shop
Pacific Northwest Ballet
Pasta Mama’s Gourmet
Patty H.
PIMA Medical Institute Radiology Class of 2020
Ranch Hands
Redmond Cycle
Redmond School of Glass
Richard Duncan
Rocking E Feeds
Ron & Debi Colton
SAFE Facilities Team
SAFE Monday AM Chores Team
SAFE Wednesday AM Chores Team
SAFE Thursday AM Chores Team
Sally & Jerry Gregg
Salty’s Seafood Grills
Seattle Mounted Patrol
Seattle Seahwaks
Sigillo Cellars
Sivac Catering
Sub Zero Ice Cream
Susan Payne
Suzi Puckett
Tanjuli Winery
The Beaded Dog & Pony/ White Trifolium Designs
The Bellevue Collection
The Big Picture
The Boarders of Aspen Grove Dressage
The Golf Club at Newcastle
The Little Horse Bakery
The Roadhouse Restaurant & Inn
The Wandering Goose
Thais McCoy, DVM
Tiffany Lindan
Tina Dixon
Top Pot Doughnuts
Total Wine & More
Transition Up
Trish Fleischer
Trish & Seamus Markey
Troy Griffith Classical Horsemanship
VanArnam Vineyards
Victoria Clipper
Village Theatre
Vintage Valley Inn Best Western
Visionquest Window Cleaning
Warwick Schiller Performance Horsemanship
Wendy Tinker
Western Leathercraft LLC
Westward Whiskey Distillery
Whitney Anderson
Whole Pet Shop
Wm. Grassie Winery
Wood Shop Geek Squad
Woodinville Whiskey Co.
Woodland Park Zoo
Yakima Carriage Company