June 30, 2011

Riding's July Issue Shipped Today!

We mailed out our latest issue today featuring Christa Petrillo Total Horsemanship on the cover.

Make sure you pick up a copy ... or you can read the digital issue online now! (click here)

Friesian Focus: Top breeding and show program shows off beautiful new home

by Pam Moss

Gorgeous. Ambitious. Elegant. All of these just barely describe the new home of Friesian Focus, which was generously shared by owners Joan and Joe Fernandez and trainer Lance Bennett's delightful open house on Sunday, May 28. It was a sunny, breezy day and a good time to relax and take in the scenery on the way to the hills above Temecula. If you haven't been up there behind La Cresta on the Santa Rosa Plateau, it makes for a lovely drive and takes you back to a California that you may have thought was gone. Keep reading ...

Horse People: Ricky Neal - European tour caps a year devoted to horsemanship

by Kim F. Miller

Four summers ago, Pasadena native Ricky Neal got the chance to attend a European Young Riders competition with accomplished Belgian show jumper Ludo Philappaerts. "It was great to see the best Europe has to offer," says Ricky. This summer, Ricky jumped into that level of competition as a member of the USEF's Young Rider Tour. Keep reading ...

Bye Bye Germany! Spanish-born, German-trained Jaime Amian expands the training possibilities at Dove Hollow Dressage

by Kim F. Miller

When Laurie Falvo Doyle invited Jaime Amian to set up his own training business at the lovely Dove Hollow Dressage in San Diego's Olivenhain, the offer was quickly accepted and Jaime moved here with his wife, Imen, and 2-year-old son Carlos. Keep reading ...

Guest Speaker, Ron Wechsler, at ETI Corral 36 Board Meeting & Seminar, Tuesday, July 5

What: Q&A Session with Guest Speaker, Ron Wechsler, Professor of Equine Studies, Pierce College
When: Tuesday, July 5th, 6:30pm
Where: Equestrian Trails, Inc Corral 36 Board Meeting & Seminar at the home of Tonya & Jim Hull, 5900 Cavalleri Rd, Malibu
Contact: 310-589-5890, www.etinational.com/eti_magazine

Q&A Session: Bring your all important questions about horses. Demo on how to take your horse's vital signs. Meeting is out of doors - bring a jacket.

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Tinkerbell, 13 yr 15.3 Thoroughbred mare.
Excellent "all-around" horse. Taken rider from x-rails to 2'9."
Performs great in hunter and eq rings.
Solid competitor in county and "A" shows with many Champions,
Reserves and 1st place ribbons. Sadly outgrown.

Kelli Bautista (760) 213-6920. www.dbtrainingstables.com

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