Monthly Archives: July 2014

More State Fair Photos

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Waiting for the Cutting to Begin, about 7:00 A.M.

Not too hot yet……Chase and I had a solid, but unspectacular day.  I kept finishing fourth, which put me in the middle of the pack.  I had a lead  boo boo in the Trail class.  No excuse for that.  But … Continue reading

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Competing at the State Fair is Always an Adventure….

Kim Schnittger came to Sacramento with me, competing in the Limited.  I love this photo of Utah’s ears, as he experiences the thrills of the State Fair.  Kim and Utah did well, continuing their streak of winning the Working Ranch.  … Continue reading

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At the “Fergumarts”

One of my favorite things about attending the State Fair is staying with Nancy Martin and Dennis Ferguson and daughter Grace on the evening before.  We always get to turn our horses onto the lovely irritated pasture for an hour … Continue reading

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Update on Stephen Pellet

Well…..he and teammate Gabe David WON!!!!  Proud of this young man… Check out other photos in this album, including a nice shot of that BUCKLE.

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Trading Reins

I had a great time this morning working with local hunter/jumper trainer Stephen Pellett.  Stephen is embarking on quite an adventure this weekend.  He is participating in a charity event dubbed “Trading Reins”  in which jumper trainers are being paired … Continue reading

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Nancy Scarpitto’s granddaughter, Piper Warner.

It was so nice to see Piper again and work with her as she rode Hobby. Piper has become quite the little rider. I couldn’t believe how long those legs have become!

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It Was a Lovely Morning to practice at the Award Series.

The “ear fairies” were definitely working in my favor when I took this photo of kim Schnittger, Karin Jones, Grace Davis, Alexis Connell, Maribeth Darras, and Kim Donlon.

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Upcoming Competition!

Much is  happening in the next few weeks.  Here is an overview: Seven Counties Paint Horse Club Open Show, White Rock Ranch, Watsonville, Sunday, July 20. This show is open to any horses.  It is a low-key schooling environment and … Continue reading

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Stella Ruiz

This little three year old is going home for a couple of months.  I certainly have had a good time with her.  And she can do nice, clean flying changes now too! We will look forward to seeing her back  … Continue reading

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