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Horseback rider breaks back during mountain bike race

A Cool woman is recovering from a broken back and head injuries after she was thrown from her horse last weekend during the Tahoe-Sierra 100. Jon Hyatt, of Granite Bay, said he wa ...

Humane Society a fine resource

I am writing in regard to an article the Auburn Journal published May 27 regarding Ms. Rosemary Frieborn and the Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills (“Woman says horse die ...

Frieborn does a world of good

Why all this negativity and bad mouthing Ms. (Rosemary) Frieborn and the Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills which has been covered twice in the Auburn Journal (“Woman say ...

Frieborn cares deeply about animals

I adopted two of the “special needs horses” from the Humane Society of the Foothills that came from A Chance for Bliss (“Woman says horse died due to humane offic ...

Our View: Humane Society's power needs to be in check

The local arm of the Humane Society aims to hold pet owners accountable for how they treat their furry companions. But what happens when someone questions the judgment of Humane S ...

Bail reduction denied for Loomis man accused of embezzlement

ROSEVILLE — Joseph Charles Campbell, 45, of Loomis, appeared in court Wednesday and a bail reduction request was denied. Campbell is being held on $250,000 bail for felony grand ...

Tevis a test of real athletes

Regarding last week’s letter titled “Perhaps horses are getting lazy,” (Reader Input, Oct. 13). Really, you can’t be serious. Of course a horse can walk in the snow. Did it ...

Perhaps horses are getting lazy

I just read about another money scam. Yes, on Oct. 11 on the Journal’s front page. You guessed it, the “Tevis Cup ride.” I never heard of a horse that couldn’t walk in the ...

Reynolds wins third Tevis Cup

The route was different, but the results were quite familiar for Jeremy Reynolds at the Tevis Cup endurance ride Saturday. The endurance horse trainer from San Jose rode to his thi ...

Ford and the Fury take Haggin

Nearly 600 people gathered at the Gold Country Fairgrounds on Sunday to take part in the awards ceremony for the 55 th Tevis Cup Ride. Following a rousing recitation of the Pledg ...

Perry: A testament to endurance

The dog may be man’s best friend. But look back at thousands of years of history and it is the horse that has been man’s most trusted ally. It was the horse that was used to co ...

World title is old hat for Howards

It was almost unfair. Renowned ultrarunner and endurance rider Jim Howard teamed up with his daughter Sara – a cross country standout at Colfax High – to win the World Ride a ...

Can Stewart tame the trail again?

Just as human athletes do, horses need a certain mental toughness to get through endurance races. Tevis Cup rider Loreley Stewart realized that when talking to some of the first ru ...

Horse and rider survive dog attack

On Tuesday, Newcastle’s Carol Davis was just starting to worry about herself instead of her horse. Her 11-year-old Arabian was attacked by a dog on a trail Sunday near Folsom La ...