January 2018 - Founders Notes
Written by CRM
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 01:10

We wish everyone a Happy New Year and hope that the holidays were good for all, especially those affected by the latest rounds of nasty fires. As the show circuits resume and normalcy returns for most of us, may we keep the victims in our hearts throughout the year and continue to share whatever we can: be it time, money or simply encouragement. Check our Facebook page for suggestions of where to donate or help out in the months going forward.

Resolve to get your news into the pages of California Riding Magazine as we embark on our 31st year covering equestrian sports throughout the West Coast. Sharing your news with our 20,000-plus readers is a great way to complement your social media presence. Our magazine is easy to read, re-visit and hold onto for posterity sake. Get acquainted with our monthly departments that welcome submissions: they’re perfect places to share kudos, promote events and to celebrate and honor major life events. Here’s a review:

  • Winners Circle: Competitive and special accomplishments.
  • Out & About: Fun stuff with your horses and horsey friends.
  • Flying Changes: Marriages, barn relocations, passings, etc.
  • What’s Happening: Events you want to promote to fellow horse peeps.

Check our masthead for local California Riding Magazine representatives and make sure we know what’s going on in your corner of the horse world throughout 2018!

Along those lines, big thanks to Inland Empire Hunter Jumper Association’s Patti Schooley for her excellent work corralling member news and photos each issue. We welcome the opportunity to share riding association news with our 20,000-plus readers. If your group has someone as organized and hard working as Patti to get the information together, please reach out to us about the opportunity!

Thank you to all readers, supporters and especially our advertisers. You make it possible to produce our wide spread of stories each month and you are greatly appreciated!

Happy Riding!

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Merlot is an 11 yr old quarter horse mare up for adoption at FalconRidge Equine Rescue in Valley Center.

She is trained to ride under saddle, has been on trail and stands 14.2 hands high.

Merlot is a very pretty bay girl who is looking for a nice intermediate rider to take her out on trail or tool around the arena.

Healthy and sound, Merlot is looking for an adopter who considers horses as family members for life.

Adoption fee $500.

See our adoption page at www.falconridgerescue.org