Monthly Archives: May 2017

Afternoon of Angst

Well, I’ll tell you, the Soberanes fire has left me a little jumpy. So when a fire broke out yesterday afternoon on Saddle Mountain, just up the hill from Carmel River Ranch, I began loading horses for evacuation. Cal Fire … Continue reading

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And We Can’t Forget Our Intrepid Youth

Taemani Faiaipa’u may have been the only youth, but she and Eddie EARNED THIS BUCKLE.  They were awesome all day, and it’s amazing how much improvement I can see in such a short time.  Congratulations to this pair, her family, … Continue reading

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This Show’s “Grit and Improvement” Award Goes to…..

Meghan Carr and Romeo! This pair has shown what determination and a strong attitude and work ethic can do.  They held both their cows in the cutting and got their lead changes in the reining.  I can’t tell you what … Continue reading

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So…..I can’t resist making a little point……

The Clifford Horse Training gang had five of the six top spots at the Central Coast Ranch Horse Classic Limited.  DONE!!!

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Fifth and Sixth to Our Girls!!

It is so nice to have Margaret and the incomparable Cotton (Cat Like) back in the show pen.  Because I could not find a photo of Margaret’s win, I am using a photo from a previous Ranch Horse Classic.  Let … Continue reading

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Third to Charmain and Millie!!

This beautiful set of Steve Guitron romels was the prize for this deserving rider.  It’s exciting to see how quickly Charmain is putting it together with her talented mare.  They are a force to be reckoned with! I love this … Continue reading

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Reserve Champs were the fabulously consistent Dawn Poston and Fred

Dawn and Fred (Fresno’s Plain Peppy) were also the trail class champs with the highest trail score of the weekend.

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