Happenings – Community Equestrian Causes

Capturing Joy and the Pioneer Spirit : Creston Rodeo Impressions | SLO Horse News

Capturing Joy and the Pioneer Spirit : Creston Rodeo Impressions

Now the very essence of the Pioneer Spirit displayed so spectacularly at the Creston Classic Rodeo can be enjoyed by all through the photo book, Creston Rodeo Impressions, by Elisabeth Haug. “I love action of any kind,” says Elisabeth, “I love the feel of this rodeo. The energy of the moment translates into magic moment photographs.” Sharon Jantzen visits with local photographer Elisabeth Haug.

Chief – A Funny, Furry, Therapeutic Horse Friend Needs Our Help

“Chief represents freedom for so many of our riders who can’t walk without the assistance of a wheelchair, cane, or walker. His patient and comical demeanor belies his strength in helping humans,” Melanie Williams-Mahon, Director of Partners in Equestrian Therapy, reports. Chief, her go-to Therapeutic Riding horse, is recovering from an illness and he needs our help. Sharon Jantzen shares his story.

Horse Camp and Ride with Your Friends : Coast Mounted Assistance Poker Ride at Montaña de Oro

Come join in on a fun weekend of camping with your equine partner and friends at Montaña de Oro sponsored by the Coast Mounted Assistance volunteers. From the sands on the beach of the Pacific Ocean to the rocky shale of Hazard’s Peak, the panoramic views are breathtaking, especially if viewed on horseback. Peggy Phaklides, Coast Mounted Assistance President, provides the details for the 2018 Horse Camping and Poker Ride at Montaña de Oro.