People & Horses

Grieving the Loss of Your Horse

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Openly, through social media posts, three owners were grieving the loss of their horses all on the same day. Each post told a story of special memories. Sharon Jantzen reaches out to Eden Memorial Pet Care for ideas for helping us grieve the loss of our horses and pets.

When is the Pismo Preserve Going to Open?

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“Understandably, one of the most common questions we hear is, ‘When is the Pismo Preserve going to open?’” said Kaila Dettman, Executive Director of The Land Conservancy. “The answer is, if we secured the rest of the funding today, we would be open in six to eight months.”

Eden Memorial Pet Care’s Dynamic Driving Duo | SLO Horse News

Eden Memorial Pet Care’s Dynamic Driving Duo

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Casey Barge and Heath Dillard take turns at the wheel and help each other handle the larger pets as they make weekly stops at Vet Hospitals in Kern and San Luis Obispo counties. Sharon Jantzen catches up with these two Eden Memorial Pet Care drivers to find out about their jobs and what they do for fun.

Go from Passenger to Effective Horseback Rider in 15 minutes | SLO Horse News

Go from Passenger to Effective Horseback Rider in 15 minutes

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The most common complaints when young are riders experiencing horseback riding through Ag Adventure Camp are a horse not going or turning. Many riders start out simply being passengers. We have successfully converted many of these riders from passengers into effective horseback riders in 15 minute sessions using three techniques working mostly at the walk. Sharon Jantzen shares her three steps to converting a passenger to a horseback rider in 15 minutes.