Monthly Archives: November 2018

Rainy Weather Doesn’t Slow us Much!

We have been taking occasional Wednesday morning trips to John Bishop’s training facility in Paicines on Wednesday mornings.  This is Barbara Ditmore’s It’s Remedy Time (Bonny) under John’s good coaching.  Each time, these trips prove highly fruitful.  Let me know … Continue reading

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Tis the Season….for Western Dressage

Erin Corey on Torque, Grace Davis on Casino, and Amy Dore on Ronni showed their “stuff” today in Western Dressage.  I love this picture of the three blaze-faced sorrels. Western dressage is a great, low-key way to keep our competitive … Continue reading

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Winning Time for Its Remedy Time

Barbara Ditmore’s Little girl, Its Remedy Time (Bonny), came away with the Reserve Open Championship in her very first time showing.  It was her first time away from home, first, first, first for everything. The future is bright for this … Continue reading

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Congrats to Isaac and Chase

I was pretty proud of this pair.  Isaac has had very little show experience in his life, and never on a cow until he came to California.  But with Chase as a partner he has revealed his good timing, natural … Continue reading

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Dawn and Fred….Wonder Pair

Dawn and Fred have done it again.  They won every class in the Advanced Amateur.  Then, they came away with the highest score in the show, and the beautiful spurs shown in the second photograph.  I want to take the … Continue reading

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Do you remember Sunny Sal Bar?

A little over a year ago, I sold a two-year-old filly to Kathy Torres’s niece, Ashley Valor.  That filly was barely started under saddle, but adorable and willing.  She belonged to my brother John Carrel, who also owned Poppin, recently … Continue reading

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Another Great Match!

I am so excited that Poppin’s new owner is my long time friend and neighbor, Kim Ruiz.  Kim deserves this lovely young boy and Isaac and I can’t wait to be part of their growth together. That growth together has … Continue reading

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