March 2016 - Out & About

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San Anderson, founder of Sticky Seat, was busy, busy, busy and it was only day-one at Horse Expo.

Riding Magazine’s Cheryl Erpelding, Kim F. Miller and Stephanie Baldwin ready to meet old friends and make new ones at Horse Expo Pomona.

Hope for Horses equine rescue was randomly selected by A Home for Every Horse to receive a $1,000 donation for horse health and veterinary expenses from Zoetis as the winner of the Picture Your Rescue giveaway. The Galt, California, based rescue plans to use the donation towards veterinary care, vaccinations and diagnostics for the more than 10 horses it helps to rehome each year. Pictured from left are Anita Dayton, Hope for Horses; Dr. Jim Bergum, rescue veterinarian; Paula Wittler, Zoetis Equine Specialist; Rex Dayton, Hope for Horses.

A handsome Freisian visits Horse Expo’s Saddle Up Saloon in between exhibitions at Horse Expo.

Sweet stuff: Congratulations to CDS San Diego Mid-Winter High Point Winners, Nick Wagman, Caroline Underwood, Laurel Kerner, Birthe Laufer, Teri Sue Wesinger, and Ehren Volk!!! And Cheers to our Reserve High Point winners, Nick Wagman, Anne Hempy, Laurel Kerner, Birthe Laufer, Stacy Williams and Ehren Volk.

Photos above and below: Members of Lisa Sabo’s Newport Mesa Pony Club Riding Center enjoy horsey fun and games during President’s Day. The Riding Center is located at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa.

Kristin Harden and Firestone S on their way to a fourth place finish in Friday’s $36,400 Desert Welcome Classic at HITS Thermal.

Mandy Porter and Wild Turkey Farm’s Ultima V winning the 1.35M Electronic Vet class at HITS Thermal. photo ©Kim F. Miller

Rich Fellers and Lux Lady on their way to a third place finish in the four-way jump off for the HITS Desert Classic. Rich was another really busy rider throughout the week. photo ©Kim F. Miller

Mandy Porter suddenly had a very full plate when Ashlee Bond asked her to take over the ride on Little Valley Farm’s horses. She’s shown here on one of those: Ace Of Hearts, riding to a red ribbon in the HITS Desert Classic on Friday. photo ©Kim F. Miller

The Dude warming up with Will Simpson on a pleasant morning before the World Cup qualifier at Thermal. photo ©Kim F. Miller

Buddies await an adoption that was part of the Burro Incentive Training Program at Horse Expo. photo ©Kim F. Miller