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.
There are many things we count our blessing for, and among them is our thankfulness for you, our SLO Horse News Readers. Sharon and Sarah write out the many things they are thankful for.
The American Warmblood is among a number of fairly new breeds whose supporters are dedicated only to the evolution of the sport horse. Sarah Williams gets the story of this emerging breed and a local horse and owner rising the ranks in the dressage ring.
Carley Jo Cockrum catches up with Miss California High School Rodeo Queen Kara Kester to talk about her experience as queen, and what she has to say to the ladies in the running to be next year’s CHSRA Queen.
The American Quarter Horse has been a staple of the American equine tradition since the Wild West days. Sarah Williams finds out how this breed came to be and highlights a local rider enjoying success on the AQHA circuit.