October 7, 2010



Orange County Fairgrounds Alert! The time to act is NOW!

Today and tomorrow are critical in the State legislature as they return to Sacramento to vote on a budget. It is in such sessions that last-minute “trailer bills” can get slipped through. That’s how the Orange County Fairgrounds were put at risk last year, and we’ve been fighting to undo the mischief ever since. Don’t let it happen again!!! Keep reading ...



Riding at the WEG!

Stop by United Infrared's booth at the WEG and pick up a copy of Riding's latest issue! Thank you to Peter Hopkins for displaying our magazines! Stop by his booth and learn about infrared technology!

Visit our bulletin board for updates on happenings at the WEG!



Congratulations to John French and Small Affair!

by Jennifer Wood Media, Inc.

The professional hunters continued competition today at the Capital Challenge Horse Show, with two champions pinned in the Show Place Arena. The champion of the $9,000 Second Year Green Working Hunters was Small Affair, ridden by John French for Iwasaki & Reilly. In the $10,000 Regular Working Hunters the championship was awarded to Rosalynn, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Ernest M. Oare and ridden by Kelley Farmer.

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2011 Extreme Mustang Makeover Schedule Announced

With more than 30,000 American Mustangs waiting to be adopted in BLM facilities, the Mustang Heritage Foundation is stepping up its efforts to help these American legends find adoptive homes. In 2011, the Mustang Heritage Foundation’s Extreme Mustang Makeover events will continue to showcase the talents of the American Mustang and will up the ante by offering the largest purse ever in Mustang competition. Keep reading ...



Arthur Kottas Book Signing! Oct. 9th

Arthur Kottas will be at LA Saddlery to sign copies of his new book, Kottas on Dressage. He'll be there on Oct. 9th from 2pm-4pm. Don't miss this opportunity to meet the man himself!

LA Saddlery is located at 480 Riverside Dr., Burbank, CA 91506. Call 818-842-4300 for more information.

Would you like to review Arthur's new book for Riding Magazine? We have one copy for review ... e-mail us here ... first come, first served!



The James S. Brady Gala • Oct. 15
This elegant evening is a benefit for the James S. Brady Therapeutic Riding Program in San Francisco. Affiliated with Horses In California, the Brady program has helped over 200 mentally or physically challenged children. Autism, cerebral palsy, muscle weakness, sight and hearing impairment, learning disabilities and social disorders are among the conditions improved by time with horses. Each student participates in a specially designed program that is individually suited to his or her needs. Keep reading ...


Breast Cancer Awareness & Fund Raising Event • Oct. 16

Hawthorne Country Store is hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness & Fund Raising Event on Saturday, October 16th. Fun Games and Great Prizes!! Purina will donate a percentage of proceeds from items purchased during this evetn to breast cancer research. www.hawthornecountrystore.com

Two locations: 675 W. Grand Ave, Escondido (760-746-7816) • 2762 S. Mission, Fallbrook (760-728-1150)



Public Demonstration and Riding Class with Leslie Desmond • Oct. 16 & 17

Famed clinician Leslie Desmond of Sweden, renowned for her “Horsemanship through Feel and Release,” and co-author of Horsemanship Through Feel, will be holding a public demonstration and riding class at Pierce College in Woodland Hills. This is a rare opportunity for North American riders to learn from one of the greatest trainers and teachers in the equine industry. Keep reading ...


Third Annual Used Tack Sale & Swap Meet • Oct. 17

THIRD ANNUAL USED TACK SALE AND SWAP MEET
SUNDAY OCTOBER 17, 2010 • 10:00 - 4:00
COME and SELL, BUY or SWAP

Clean out your tack rooms, horse trailers and tack trunks!
Here's your chance to sell your saddles, tack, clothes, boots, etc.
and make some cash for the holidays.
Call the store for details and to reserve your space.

Bright Star Saddlery
28708-C Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills, CA 91301
818-879-8333 • www.brightstarsaddlery.com


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ANGIE TAYLOR DRESSAGE

Angie Taylor has returned to Del Mar at Rancho El Camino.
Angie is working closely with Shellie Bean to implement and
instruct her new riding school program as well as providing
Dressage training and instruction. Now accepting new clients.

Please visit her website or www.ranchoelcamino.com
for information and pricing.
858-335-8832 • http://angietaylordressagec.ipage.com


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