Members of our SLO County Jr. High rodeo community were among the 25 contestants which California High School Rodeo Association, District 7 (Ventura-San Luis Obispo Counties), sent to the State Finals held in Red Bluff, California May 16-19, 2018. 15 Jr. High Rodeo Stars from CHSRA District 7 qualified for the Nationals. Take a look list of the qualifiers and their placings at the State Finals provided by Roxanne Usher. Sharon Jantzen shares their story.
Diane, a Nipomo resident since 2005, has a long list of accomplishments on the world stage. Currently she is preparing to represent the United States in the Para-Equestrian World Championships for Single Drivers – her seventh appearance since 2002 – competing in the sport of Combined Driving. Sharon Jantzen visits with Diane and shares her story.
The most common complaints when young are riders experiencing horseback riding through Ag Adventure Camp are a horse not going or turning. Many riders start out simply being passengers. We have successfully converted many of these riders from passengers into effective horseback riders in 15 minute sessions using three techniques working mostly at the walk. Sharon Jantzen shares her three steps to converting a passenger to a horseback rider in 15 minutes.
Get ready for two local dressage shows set to get you into the action. SLO-CDS has been putting on local dressage shows for over four decades. Participants, volunteers and spectators are always welcome. Sharon Jantzen gets the info from Ellen Corob.