Happenings – Community Equestrian Causes

Equine Therapy for Senior Citizens – Making a Difference in the Moment

It’s really quite remarkable the impact that therapy animals can have on the brain, recognition, memory and mood. The simple act of spending time with an animal can bring peace and focus to a mind that has been ravaged by disease. Sharon Jantzen tells the story of Tracy Owen who brings her therapy horse to Senior Citizens in our community.

A 10 Minute Warm-Up, Then Ride A Dressage Test: Cal Poly Dressage Team Members Qualify for Nationals

Imagine only getting 10 minutes to warm-up your horse before riding a Dressage test . . . and it’s not your horse! Cal Poly Dressage Team members who show in Intercollegiate Dressage experience that at every show. Sharon Jantzen catches up with the whole crew to get their stories about qualifying for Nationals this season.