To provide a training structure and documentation to ensure a qualified group of Search and Rescue members. To provide encouragement and incentive for members to: maintain training, elevate the levels of performance, and to stimulate the growth of leadership within the unit. To aid and assist in finding lost or missing persons including first aid care and evacuation from the field either by litter by horseback. To promote public education of wilderness safety.



If you would like to be put on the mailing list for updates please send an email to the Training Coordinator.


If you are a fellow Search and Rescue member (outside of NWHSAR) please contact Training Coordinator for information about cross training. 

Please note that attendance is MANDATORY at all training events except "Orientation" for considered certification as a North West Horseback Search and Rescue "Field Member". Due to the amount of time, energy and effort that all the unit members have put into achieving this training, the overnight weekends can not be changed or substituted. **Indicates weekend Saturday and Sunday training. 

March 14, 2020


02:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Taylor's Landing

5599 Old Machias Rd, Snohomish, WA 98290

KCSARA Academy


June 20, 2019

Washington State SAR Conference

8:00 Am

Pre Conference June 15-18

Conference June 19- 21

Central Washington University in Ellensburg

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