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Build a Horse at Build a Bear Workshop

2017-06-27T11:44:29+00:00 May 4th, 2016|Horse News, The Tack Box|

Hearts & Horses Riding Club Some people look back on their childhood with memories of Barbie dolls and GI Joe. I grew up collecting Breyer horses and my own trophy's and ribbons won from many horse shows on my Quarter Horses. My first horse was a silver buckskin named Cricket, but my favorite [...]

Introduction to Dressage

2017-06-27T11:44:30+00:00 April 6th, 2016|Horse News|

Charlotte Dujardin riding Valegro “Dressage… what on earth is dressage?” Any Canadian dressage rider can agree that practically every time we mention our sport to someone it must be followed by a lengthy explanation, an explanation that is usually received with confusion. I usually just deliver a very quick, unsophisticated description so as [...]

Cowgirl Christy Lewis

2017-06-27T11:44:32+00:00 February 3rd, 2016|Horse News|

Trick roping with Emily & Christy Lewis at the Santa Clarita Public Library. Photo © 2015 Nancy D. Brown 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, [...]

Walk of Western Stars

2017-06-27T11:44:32+00:00 January 20th, 2016|Horse News, Reviews|

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 about on the streets of downtown Newhall, California. Known as the Newhall Walk of Western Stars, each year at the [...]

Cavalia Odysseo Horse Show

2017-06-27T11:44:34+00:00 December 7th, 2015|Horse News, Reviews|

Baseball, boats, and popcorn-that's what you'll find as you enter San Francisco's AT&T Park on 3rd Street. Wander beyond the park, across the bridge to lot A and look for the White Big Top between the water and a parking lot. Here you'll find 65 horses and 45 artists, the biggest touring show in the [...]

Oregon Magic: Albany Carousel and Museum

2017-06-27T11:44:36+00:00 October 28th, 2015|Horse News, The Tack Box|

If you want to feel like a kid again, head to Albany. Here you will find and recapture the magic of your youth at the Albany Historic Carousel & Museum in Albany, Oregon. Board President Wendy Kirbey is today's modern version of Peter Pan, leading a group of lost boys to Neverland. Only these merry [...]

Competing on the Trail

2017-06-27T11:44:37+00:00 October 7th, 2015|Horse News|

Sage Hill Competitive Trail RideCachuma Lake Recreation Area, California When I came back home to California after living in New York City for 14 years, I immediately got back into horses—and I knew I wanted to compete. As a kid, I'd never been able to afford a fancy show horse. My little grade [...]