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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. Presently she is enjoying riding a Rocky Mounted Gaited horse and exploring Mounted Archery. Her new baby is Whisper, a Connemara filly.

Painting a Cowboy’s Story to Life and Touching the Heart: Valeriy Kagounkin

“I talk with people through my painting. I tell a story,” says Valeriy Kagounkin, the featured artist for the 2020 Cattlemen’s Western Art Show and Sale. Come enjoy the heart-touching western scenes painted by Valeriy Kagounkin at the Cattlemen’s Western Art Show and Sale April 3-5, 2020 at the Paso Robles Event Center. Sharon Jantzen gets Valeriy’s story and the art show details.

What You Need to Know About the Pismo Preserve Horse Trailer Parking | SLO Horse News

What You Need to Know About the Pismo Preserve Horse Trailer Parking

Equestrian parking at the Pismo Preserve is different from any other location. The good news is there is a designated horse trailer parking area in the Pismo Preserve parking lot located at the south end of Mattie Road in Shell Beach. You will need to secure a reservation before you head out on horseback. Sharon Jantzen provides the details on the particulars of the Pismo Preserve equestrian parking.

Pulling Together: Horses, Mules and People Put Up Picnic Tables

New picnic benches were built on the new Canyon View trail at Montana de Oro. Skilled human labor would be on hand to build the picnic benches, but just how would the materials get to the overlook spot specifically picked out for the picnic benches to sit? It took a coordinated effort of several trail user groups to pull together. Sharon Jantzen gathers the story from several participants in this collaborated effort.