Six of District 7’s (Ventura – SLO County) California High School Rodeo competitors earned a spot on the team going to Nationals, the 2018 NHSFR – the world’s largest rodeo, July 15 – 21, 2018 in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Roxanne Usher provides the results of the CHSRA State Finals. Sharon Jantzen gets us excited about our area Rodeo stars’ accomplishments.
Members of our SLO County Jr. High rodeo community were among the 25 contestants which California High School Rodeo Association, District 7 (Ventura-San Luis Obispo Counties), sent to the State Finals held in Red Bluff, California May 16-19, 2018. 15 Jr. High Rodeo Stars from CHSRA District 7 qualified for the Nationals. Take a look list of the qualifiers and their placings at the State Finals provided by Roxanne Usher. Sharon Jantzen shares their story.
My daughter and two of her friends were my Wrangler assistants at Ag Adventure Camp this year, where I am the Horseback Riding Director. We worked hard, played hard and helped campers improve their riding skills. Grooming, saddle lifting, feeding and mucking were all part of the experience. Of course, we still made time for games, conversations and a few shenanigans here and there. Sharon Jantzen shares the joys of a summer horse camp experience.
English vs Western: There are many differences between the two styles and these differences seem to boil down to function, freedom and flair. Sharon Jantzen outlines the differences. Which riding style is best? What is your answer to the question?
“She just doesn’t seem happy,” my friend said, somewhat exasperated. “She’s cranky when I get her out of her stall, she’s cranky in the arena, it just hasn’t been fun riding lately.” These were the symptoms of a fellow rider’s horse problems. Sarah Williams weighs in on how she helped her friend fix her horse’s problems.