Monthly Archives: August 2016

Sometimes this is the best way to arrive for a lesson.

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A Couple of Notices

For years, I have required a Strangles vaccine for all the regular residents of Carmel River Ranch.  This is an annual vaccination that is best given separately from the regular fall vaccinations because it is a live virus. Monterey County … Continue reading

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Just a Dang Good Picture

This trio is watching intently, and LEARNING. Margaret Pare, Maribeth Darras, and Kelly Saunders are always supportive of one another.  I do not have a photo of Maribeth on her wonderful Andy, but they receive the Clifford Horse Training Award … Continue reading

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Great Performances

Not every performance results in a win.  Sometimes, certain performances represent victories of other kinds.  Some of the following classes were won.  Some were not.  But in each case the horse and rider revealed huge improvement, fortitude, sportsmanship, or competitive … Continue reading

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Walk/Trot Victory

No one was happier to win her division than Linda Hathaway on Busy Dancing.  This pair is ready and willing to move into the Novice division next year.  I am so grateful to Chris Bugenig for her hard work in … Continue reading

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Youth Winners

Winning is a regular habit for Lauren Langbaum and Colonel’s Disco, shown in the right.  But she was chased throughout the day by her friend Armita Gohary with Topsails Smokin Hawk.  It’s such a pleasure to watch these young ladies … Continue reading

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New Horse, New Start

And what a start it was for Alexi Connell and Sizzln Cat! They came away with the Novice Championship.  Even in the short time that Alexi has owned this horse, I have seen huge improvement in skill and confidence.  They … Continue reading

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