July 1, 2010

Our July Issue Ships Today!

We shipped our July issue today, featuring Whitethorne Ranch on the cover! Look for it at your favorite tack & feed store or read the digital issue online (click here).

Thanks to everyone that joined us in this issue featuring trainers and natural horsemanship. Next month is our summer dressage issue. If you have a story idea for us please let us know.

Ask about our FREE color photo ad with the order of a display ad in the Dressage section of our August issue.

Contact us today to discuss opportunities for advertising your business in today's extremely competitive equine industry.

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Bonita Equestrian Therapy Begins Second Session of Horses for Heroes Program!

Bonita Equestrian Therapy announces the second session of their new program for wounded military service members. The second session of the Horses for Heroes program begins June 25th and will run through August 27th. Participants from the first session will return as volunteers to assist this second group of veterans. Keep reading ...

Schedule is Complete for the Certified Horsemanship Association 2010 International Conference

Please save the date and plan on joining us for the 43rd Annual Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) International Conference to be held in Lake City, Florida at The Oaks Equestrian Center – an O’Connor Signature Facility on October 21 – 24, 2010. Top speakers such as Dale Myler with Myler Bits, Daniel Stewart with USET, trick trainer Karen Murdock, Julie Goodnight with HorseMaster TV and many more! Keep reading ...

Fathers Celebrate Their Day at Gold Coast 4

(press release provided by LEG Up News)

Culminating on Father’s Day, Gold Coast 4 ran June 18-20, providing the perfect opportunity for fathers to celebrate their special day in what several of them considered to be the best possible way: watching their daughters shine in the show ring. Keep reading ...

Porter and Wild Turkey Farm's LaMarque Make Their Mark in the $30,000 Copa de Amistad Grand Prix
The $30,000 Copa de Amistad Grand Prix presented by EquiFit, inc. welcomed twenty-four horse and rider teams onto the Peter Holmes designed course at the Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park. With seven riders, six of them women, earning spots in the jump-off, it was the second to last duo of Mandy Porter and Wild Turkey Farm’s young stallion LaMarque who led the victory gallop. Keep reading ...

Bay Endurance Horse Vanishes in Hansen Dam Wash

On Sunday, June 20, 2010, Jacqy Gamble’s life was turned upside down when her beloved horse, Mensche, bolted during an endurance training session in the Hansen Dam Wash. After an intense search spanning 48 hours, including an infrared flyover of the wash, there was no sign of the missing Mensche. Keep reading ...

2010 Idylwild Farms' Super Saver Series

Idylwild Farms is pleased to announce their next show in the 2010 Idylwild Farms' Super Saver Series - The Just Jumping Show for Sunday, July 18th. Idylwild Farms is located in the heart of the Russian River Valley at 433 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, C 95401.

Show classes for this event are $10 each! Riders can compete and earn points toward the Idylwild High Point Challenge. Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 riders at the end of the show series.

Upcoming Show dates are as follows:
• July 18th - Just Jumping • August 22nd - Just Jumping • September 12th - Combined Test • October 17th - Halloween Show with Costume Class and Scariest Jump Course Ever

To avoid a post entry fee for the July 18th show, the closing date is Thursday, July 15th. After July 15th, a $10.00 post entry fee will be applied to your show fees.

For more information contact Laura Mc Evoy at 707-546-4177 or e-mail laura@idylwildfarms.com.

Legacy Farm Is For Sale - Price Reduced!


Established commercial equestrian property with major use permit situated on a level and usable 9.34 acres. Located in the beautiful Twin Oaks Valley of San Marcos. Is private yet easily accessible to major freeways. Many improvements are new or recently renovated. An excellent well and two storage tanks provide an abundant water supply. This farm has provided facilities for horse shows, a successful riding school program and high level equestrian training. *Private Financing may be assumable.

Call 858-350-1018 for details or click here.

Dino's B.E.S.T., Inc. Present the Maxi Scratcher ... Would You Like to Review It?

Be a horse's BEST buddy and mimic what horses love best, being groomed by another horse, by using the Maxi Scratcher in your own hand! Based on equine behavior, the Maxi Scratcher is anatomically designed from the horse's maxilla bone from where the incisors grow and is designed for maximum effect with minimal effort. It is made of durable plastic and bonded with rubber to ensure a comfortable grip. Created by Equine Bodywork Specialist, Dino Fretterd, it's the Best Equine Scratching Tool.

If you'd like to try it out and write a review for California Riding Magazine, please e-mail us. First to e-mail us gets it!

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Eye catching, 10yr.,15.3 hand Bay KWPN gelding with a
perfect rhythm for the Hunter ring. Gorgeous, sweet, and talented.
He is out of Wolfgang who is out of the famous Holsteiner stallion Farn.
See his video on YouTube here. For more photos click here.

Please contact Lisa Halterman at Haven Farms, LLC
858-342-4326 or lisa@havenfarmsllc.com

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