SLO Horse News telling the stories of the people, horses, places and happenings of the horse community in San Luis Obispo County.

15th Annual National Farriers Week — July 7-13, 2013

An American Farriers Journal Tribute to Farriers’ Hard Work and Dedication Farriers work hard year-round to provide quality hoof care for horses worldwide. To honor their dedication and service, American Farriers Journal created National Farriers Week. In its 15th year, National Farriers Week is an opportunity to honor your farrier. We think…

Memorial for Don Hirons

  Please join us for a celebration of Don’s life at the Santa Lucia Welsh and Pony Association Open Show  in Atascadero, CA on April 28, 2013. Click here for details

Start Now With Fly Prevention: 5 Ways To Keep Flies Under Control

  Spring may be late in many parts of the country this year, but horse owners don’t want to be late with preventative fly control practices, according to Laurie Cerny, publisher of, a website devoted to practical horse care. “You don’t want to wait until it’s 85 degrees out and…