People – Who We Are

Bunnie and Ecko’s Bold Burghley Adventure

Bunnie and “Rise Against” recently returned from a whirlwind trip to England, where she competed at one of the world’s top Three Day Eventing venues: Burghley, the home of a grand sixteenth-century country house near Stamford in Lincolnshire. Sharon Jantzen visits with Bunnie Sexton, our Santa Ynez neighbor, to get the details of her recent Burghley Horse Trials adventure.

Riding Through Life with Susan Sullivan

Susan Sullivan has been riding and competing for most of her life; even when married, even with little boys and even with taking care of her aging mother. “You work hard and things go your way, but sometimes they don’t. It’s all part of life. I know my boys are telling their friends, this is what my mom does.” Sharon Jantzen catches up with her friend from the past to get her present success story.

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.