Happenings – Community Equestrian Causes

The Horses Own A Forever Home: Redwings Horse Sanctuary Moves

Being a part of a horse community in SLO County provides Redwings with easier access to veterinary care, farrier services, feed and tack stores, community specialists, treasured volunteers and more. “Our goal was always to land in San Luis Obispo County,” says Sara. Sharon Jantzen catches up with Sara Ruggerone regarding the upcoming Redwings Horse Sanctuary move to SLO County.

First-Ever Huasna Endurance Ride Coming Up | SLO Horse News

First-Ever Huasna Endurance Ride Coming Up

“The terrain and the views are spectacular on this 30,000 acre historic ranch. Each loop will take you far into oak savanna that looks like it did in the days of the Spanish rancheros. Come be an inaugural rider on the 25, 50 mile or 8 mile Introductory Huasna Endurance Ride!” Says Kathleen Phelps the ride manager. Mark you calendars for April 25-26, 2020.

Experience the Equine Emergency Evacuation Expo

Remember the photos of horses running down the street with a wildfire blazing behind them? Did your heart leap out of your chest in wanting to help these terrified creatures? Our local horse community needs you to be trained to help in equine emergency evacuation scenarios. Our local HEET organization shares the details of the upcoming Equine Emergency Evacuation Expo in Santa Ynez.

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.