Monthly Archives: May 2018

This Colt Sure is Coming Along

Isaac and Playin With Nez.

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Facelift for the Front of the Barn

Nanny’s arrival always means some serious cleaning and  improving.  It all started with the geraniums (new ones) and chairs (new ones).  Most of you will be relieved to know that we now have chairs that we can actually sit in.  … Continue reading

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It Sure Has Been Nice to Have Nanny Here

My mom came for the Central Coast Ranch Horse Classic, and a rare opportunity to see three of her grandchildren in the same place at the same time.  Here, she is shown with my student Christian Scanlan, riding the venerable … Continue reading

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And Look Who’s Got a New Truck

On the day after the Ranch Horse Classic, Isaac Carrel drove to Salt Lake City in one day.  On the following day, he met his dad and returned without his trusty car.  Instead, he had this new truck and a … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Sporting a New Bit

Red Hot Command shows off his long awaited bit.  Thanks to Capriola’s in Elko, Nevada.

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Carol and Forrest are quite the pair.

Congratulations, Carol Kurtz and Forrest on your Trail class victory and Ranch Riding success at the Central Coast Ranch Horse Classic.  Also, thanks for the wine and cheese!!  That was much needed at the end of a long day.

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Truly “Down the Fence”

This pair (Dawn Poston and Fresnos Plain Peppy) have just begun competing in the difficult Amateur (Advanced Amateur) division.  I wish I had a picture of their amazing, WINNING Cow Horse run against some of the best in the business.  … Continue reading

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Let me Just Say……Wow!!

This brand new pair, Amy Dore and Rockin in the Sand (Ronni) had a wonderful day.  Along with a great Trail class, they were SECOND, yes SECOND, in the huge and competitive Reining class.  Ronni is only four years old, … Continue reading

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My Special Tribute

Truly, the Clifford Horse Training award for the greatest success at the Central Coast Ranch Horse Classic goes to Kim Donlon and SR Dixie Chexx.  Yes, amongst those eligible for the all-around, they were first in Cutting and second in … Continue reading

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Portrait of a First Show!

I could not be more proud of Kensley Hennessey and Genuinely Code Red.  They competed in their first ever show together, and the results were fabulous.  These two have worked so hard together, and their future is so bright.  Here, … Continue reading

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