Sharon Jantzen

Former Pony Clubber, Eventer and Dressage rider who balanced training and showing with getting a college degree (from Cal Poly SLO), becoming a wife and raising a family.

Paso Robles Dressage Summer Classic : A Step on the Path to International Dressage Competition | SLO Horse News

Paso Robles Dressage Summer Classic : A Step on the Path to International Dressage Competition

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.

Tales from the Chimineas Ranch: A Book Review

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”.

Seeing Stripes - The Secret Band of Central Coast Zebras | SLO Horse News

Seeing Stripes – The Secret Band of Central Coast Zebras

Our interaction with the wild and exotic Central Coast Zebras will have to be from a far, appreciating their unique designs, watching hooves and teeth fly with no mind to their herd mates and enjoying the delight of a young foal frolic about. It’s not often that we get to see such exotic animals in a “free” and “uncaged” way. Sharon Jantzen shares how you can catch a glimpse of the somewhat-secret band of Central Coast Zebras.