Who Are We? | SLO Horse News

The SLO Horse News Team

Sharon Jantzen
Publisher, Director, Advertising/Promotions Manager, Staff Writer

Sharon 1 profileSharon has called San Luis Obispo county home since attending Cal Poly and graduating with a degree in Ag Business Management. Her riding experience started in Pony Club with a little Hunter/Jumper thrown in, branched out to Eventing then to Dressage; all of this was done mostly on the back of a Connemara. She has also shown Arabians in Dressage and is now enjoying applying Dressage principles to a Rocky Mountain horse. Sharon has explored many trail rides throughout the county and continues to get out and relish the wonder of San Luis Obispo county.

Sarah Williams
Editor, Staff Writer

Sarah Headshot Shell CreekSarah Williams has lived and breathed horses from the time that she was a little girl. She began riding at the age of 5 and continued on until she was consistently competing in Class A, Regional and National level shows in disciplines ranging from Western Pleasure, Reining, Equitation, Saddleseat, Sidesaddle, Hunter Pleasure, Showmanship, Trail, Horsemanship, etc. Today, she focuses on her love of Reining with her Half Arabian, Hollywood Dun It daughter, “TR Hollywood Princess”. College nurtured her love of writing, and she graduated with a degree in English. Following her passions means: Horses, Writing and Photography. Sarah’s Motto, “Life is a blessing, live each day as if it is the perfect day!”

Chanel Jensen
Intern, Staff Writer

Chanel Jensen is a senior agricultural communications major at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. She has a passion for both horses and writing, finding a perfect balance with SLO Horse News. She has been riding and working with horses since she was 5 years old in Western Colorado. Chanel’s experience in many disciplines across the English and Western disciplines have given her a well-rounded view of the horse world, but her favorite discipline is Western. In the future, she hopes to train in the performance horse world. Currently, Chanel owns an American Paint Horse, who works as a therapy horse at home in Colorado. In-between visits home, Chanel keeps herself busy with various horse-related occupations and activities.