July 2017 - Out & About
Written by CRM
Thursday, 29 June 2017 19:06

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Elizabeth Goodwin Welborn celebrates the new Mill Valley home of her Stick & Ball brand of equestrian life and polo inspired apparel and accessories. A polo player, Elizabeth established the brand five years ago and recently opened her shop in the San Francisco Bay Area’s Mill Valley.

Key players in Giant Steps Therapeutic Equestrian Center’s recent Barn Dance celebrate a ‘rockin’ good time’ and $40,000 in funds raised for the Petaluma program. From left are board chair Larissa McCalla, Colleen, Erin, Mark (board treasurer) and Kathleen Cavalier and executive director Beth Porter. Next up is the Chateau St. Jean Steps & Style Wine Country Fashion Show, Sunday June 4. For more information, visit www.giantstepsriding.org. Photo: Jenny Harris

California Riding Magazine founder, Cheryl Erpelding, attended the American Horse Publications Conference in Scottsdale. She was one of they lucky participants that participated in the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Clinic. Cheryl’s Riding Magazine teammates are not totally sure this is a good thing! Photo: Ross Hecox

Spectators enjoy a Breakfast At Tiffany-themed brunch while watching the WCHR West Coast Hunter Spectacular, Sunday, June 11 during the Blenheim June Classic. Photo: Kim F. Miller


The debut of the Whitethorne American Tradition of Equitation Excellence Challenge was a huge hit. Pictured standing are mastermind Georgy Maskrey-Segesman and Blenheim EquiSports’ Melissa Brandes. Seated are judges Stacia Madden & Bernie Traurig, TD & course designer Karen Healey and mental skills coach Tonya Johnston. The unique combination of education and competition took place June 20-21. See story, this issue. Photo: Kim F. Miller