Happenings – Community Equestrian Causes

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.

Feel the Healing Power of the Equine Through an Evening of Enchanted Dancing Horses | SLO Horse News

Feel the Healing Power of Horses Through an Evening of Enchanted Dancing Horses


Sylvia Zerbini will demonstrate the unique connection she has with her herd through performing at liberty, and will be joined by aerial entertainers formerly from Cavalia and Cirque du Soleil. Share the beauty and healing power of the horse/human connection through the marvel of movement and music thorough Enchanted Dancing Horses. Sharon Jantzen shares the details of this fabulous fundraiser.