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authored by award-winning journalist, Nancy D Brown

Horseback Riding Vacation Down Under

Have you seen more than 50 shades of gray outside and are experiencing some major winter blues?
This winter, trade that all in for turquoise blue beaches, horseback riding in the Indian Ocean with dolphins, warm […]

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Cowgirl Christy Lewis

John Wayne and Roy Rogers may be well known in the cowboy world, but Actress Dale Evans and Sharpshooter Annie Oakley were just as important to the western frontier. It’s true, I’m a feminist, so […]

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Cowboy Dave Thornbury

I first met Dave Thornbury at the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival at William S. Hart Park. Dressed in leather chaps, cowboy boots, a Western shirt, red scarf and straw hat, he is the real McCoy. […]

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Walk of Western Stars

If it’s true that every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings, then it follows that every time a cowboy’s spur hits the ground a cowboy gets a star. The stars are scattered […]

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Santa Barbara Beach Horseback Rides

Just outside of Santa Barbara, behind electronic gates and ivy covered walls, polo ponies and dressage horses wait to be groomed and fed. Their owners, grooms or trainers, dressed neatly in designer boots and breeches, […]

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Herschell Carousel in Santa Barbara, CA

On a recent trip to Southern California I discovered Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone, full of artists, breweries and great restaurants. What I didn’t expect to find in this part of town was an Allan Herschell […]

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