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Tales from the Chimineas Ranch: A Book Review

Author Mike Knecht re-creates the life he lived with these real cowboys. Each chapter is a story itself allowing the reader to peruse the book and read what seems interesting. The horse enthusiast will appreciate these cowboys’ fine riding skills. The casual reader will be transported to a different world where hard-work, danger, grit and camaraderie are elements of each story. Sharon Jantzen reviews “Tales from the Chimineas Ranch”.

Wild Cattle, Wilder Cowboys : Tales of the Chimineas Ranch | SLO Horse News

Wild Cattle, Wilder Cowboys : Tales From The Chimineas Ranch

As a young man Mike got to cowboy with a group of exceptional men who he describes as, “Educated, sophisticated, hard-working, cowboys whose dry wit demonstrated a love for the cowboy lifestyle.” Pat Russell, an imposing, observant cow boss with a huge presence was the catalyst behind this unique group of cowboys. Sharon Jantzen talks with local author Mike Knecht about his cowboy days in “Tales from the Chimineas Ranch”.

Cece Campbell – Living the Dream | SLO Horse News

Cece Campbell – Living the Dream

Her parents were really hoping that the horse crazy little girl would grow out of her desire to have horses, but she never did. CeCe Campbell, the current PCQHA President, has been following her dreams throughout life. Charlotte Gorton joins up with CeCe and gets her full story.

Business is Blooming : Blooming Tails Tail Bags | SLO Horse News

Business is Blooming : Blooming Tails Tail Bags

“I have tried all the tail bag options out there. Either the material was wrong, or the design was wrong, or a combo of both, so I tried to improve these designs. Eventually I decided to create my own design,” says Andrea creator of Blooming Tails Tail Bags. Sharon Jantzen discovers the local talent behind this blooming business.