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 […]

Please Join Us! Benefit for Bob Benefiel November 19th!

It is not what happens to you in life, but how you respond to it.  This sentiment has been said many ways, by many people, but Bob Benefiel is a living example. Bob and Jody Benefiel moved to Evergreen in March of 2006 and shortly thereafter, he joined the Evergreen Rodeo Association.  Bob was President […]

Looking to Improve Your Horsemanship?

Aren’t we all?  As equestrians, we know the learning never ends.  I have a friend who just started taking riding lessons as an adult.  She is a voracious learner and is always striving to be her best in all realms.  I mentioned that I was going to take a lesson over the weekend and she […]

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 […]

Conifer Stables Welcomes New Owners! 

Conifer Stables is open for boarding!  Dale and Kim Johnson have taken over the reins at Conifer Stables, 9229 County Road 73 in Conifer. In 2013, Dale and Kim moved their family from the Western Slope to start a transport business in the Denver area.  Wanting to find that small town feel on this side […]

Summer Horse Calendar 2016!

Listed by Entity – Get out there with your horse! Centaur Rising Horse Camps, Clinics & Shows Anchorage Farm, 12889 S. Parker Ave. Pine, CO.  www.CentaurRising.org. info@CentaurRising.org. 303-838-5086. July 10 – Centaur Rising Dressage Show I August 2-4 – Dressage Camp August 14 – Centaur Rising Dressage Show II See website for remaining spots for: […]

The Heritage Ride comes to Evergreen June 12th!

The Heritage Ride was started in 2013 by the Colorado Horse Council – CHC.  For the first three years it has been held solely at Greenland Open Space in Douglas County with well over 100 riders and spectators in attendance.  This year there will be five Heritage Rides over 2 weekends in Colorado! If you […]

Colorado Horsecare Foodbank Receives ASPCA Grant!

The Colorado Horsecare Foodbank has received at $14,000 grant from ASPCA!  The grant will bring a specialist in Strategic Planning and Development out to Colorado to consult with the board of the Colorado Horsecare Foodbank on preparing for the future.  Congratulations CHF!!! The Colorado Horsecare Foodbank started with Juliana Lehman in Evergreen, Colorado, but has […]