Seeking to Save the Jeffco Fairgrounds

The threat of the closing of the Jeffco Fairgrounds came as quite a shock to the local community when it was announced mid-January that the County Commissioners had abruptly decided to close the entire facility in order to cut the budget. After what was described by opponents as “a sweeping override of existing County revenue […]

Poker Ride October 26th 2019!

It is time for one the areas most popular horse events of the year, the Intermountain Horse Association (IHA) Poker Ride.  This year, IHA is teaming up with the Buffalo Bill Saddle Club (BBSC) and proceeds will benefit Harmony Equine Center in Franktown, Colorado. Harmony Equine Center is located on a beautiful, pastoral property along […]

World Champion on a Whim!

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity – Seneca Not exactly a whim, as Kathy Laskye has been learning and preparing for this moment for the last eight years.  Kathy was born a “horse girl” and grew up on a dairy farm in northwest Illinois.  She started with a Shetland pony, then spent her […]

Summer Schedule 2019

CAMPS FOR KIDS Double Header Performance Horses, Evergreen. dhphorses.com June 17-20 and July 8-11, Monday – Thursday, 9am-2pm, $400 C & C Equine (find on Facebook) 5930 Bluebell Lane, Evergreen. Crysten 720-891-5914.  Drop-ins and lessons on non-camp weeks welcome. Complete horse emersion camps for ages 5+. June 24-27, July 8-11, July 22-25, August 5-8. CLINICS […]

Working Equitation in the Foothills

Hear the word “equitation” and many horse enthusiasts think of a class judged on the rider’s form and effectiveness.  In reality, the definition of equitation is just the art and practice of horsemanship and horse riding. From there one could say, Working Equitation (WE) is the art and practice of horsemanship as it applies to […]

EquiGrace – Mountain Area Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies

“The magic that happens between the horse and equestrian is just that, magic. Our job is simply to allow that to happen in a safe and nurturing environment.” Cindi Winner, EquiGrace, Inc. Founder. Horse people joke that their horse is their therapist, their therapist lives in a barn, or they pay their therapist in hay […]

Horse Calendar for 2017 

Listed by Entity alphabetically Buffalo Bill Saddle Club – Trail Riding, horse camping and Gymkhana Trail riding and horse camping group. BBSCGolden.org for extensive calendar and club information. May 13 – Breakfast Ride, Bear Creek Lake Park June 10 – Gymkhana open to public and all ages – especially 4-H!  Registration 8am, start 9am. Lunch […]

Intermountain Horse Association 2016-2017

As we enter the fall, riding weather becomes cooler and the foliage more colorful.  While the cool weather certainly brings lovely riding weather, we all know that winter is not far in the distance.  Winter is beautiful in its own right and brings a season of new outdoor activities, although for some of us it […]