While there’s no better way to enjoy a summer than in the saddle, it can sometimes get a little uncomfortable (and possibly unsafe) on those warmer than average days. Don’t fret, though, there are two important ways that you can combat the effects of the sun and beat the heat in the saddle this summer. Sarah Williams shares her cool ideas to beat the heat in the saddle.
The biggest Dressage show ever held on the Central Coast was enjoyed by the riders, the volunteers, the judges and the vendors. The Paso Robles Dressage Summer Classic held June 9-11, 2017 at the Paso Robles Horse Park had over 150 horses competing. On top of being a triple rated *** national show (CDS, USDF, USEF) it was also a Small Tour dressage competition which is governed by the FEI (Federation Equestre Internationale). Sharon Jantzen reports on this successful event.
Whether you’re looking for a good read to pass the time while lounging by the pool or on a beach towel in the sand, or a great story to curl up with in the evening before bed, this list of both classic and new equine related books is sure to delight horse lovers of all ages. Sarah Williams gives us her picks for great summer reads.
Author Mike Knecht re-creates the life he lived with these real cowboys. Each chapter is a story itself allowing the reader to peruse the book and read what seems interesting. The horse enthusiast will appreciate these cowboys’ fine riding skills. The casual reader will be transported to a different world where hard-work, danger, grit and camaraderie are elements of each story. Sharon Jantzen reviews “Tales from the Chimineas Ranch”.