horses

No bailout for Placer livestock owners in hay, feed price rise

AUBURN CA - The high cost of feed is creating sticker shock for some Placer County horse owners. Now there are fears that higher prices for hay and corn will result in neglect of h ...

Tevis Ride – A discussion

I’m pretty sure most of us would agree that care for our animals (especially the overall health and well-being) is equal to that for our children. We decry coaches who call for s ...

Mountain bikers, equestrians try to play nice on trails

The scenic and challenging trails in the Auburn area have become a favorite for hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians. With the pleasant weather and the American River as a backd ...

Noon Hour Update: Election finance filings; horses vs. mountain bikers; Memorial Day and local business climate

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Sunday edition ...

New Downtown shop has Western inspiration

Horses have always been an important part of life for Kat Stewart, co-owner of Kats Country Korner with her husband, Bob. The store opened last week in Downtown Auburn. ?I?ve been ...

Sally Palmer Dawley: Behind the Signature

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Lives in: Downtown Auburn, “I’m a city girl now.” Dawley’s been a horse person since age 12, active in 4H. Her l ...

Ride a horse

Editor’s Note: Sports reporter Sara Seyydin caught up with Honey Cowan, owner of C-Horse Ranch in Auburn, Friday, for instructions on how to horseback ride. She rode Cowan’s Qu ...

Equine herpes virus reaches Placer County

Two horses in western Placer County have contracted the highly contagious and potentially fatal Equine Herpes Virus 1. The Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center confirmed that two Li ...

Organization changing lives with horses

Riding horses has changed the lives of two local residents. Grass Valley resident Anthony Rabak, 42, has multiple sclerosis, or M.S. He has been receiving supplemental therapy th ...

Horse history comes alive

The history of the horse in Auburn will now greet those entering the city. Auburn resident and artist Patrick Shields finished a 1,200-square-foot mural Tuesday. The $25,000-mural ...

13 horses saved from slaughterhouse now in need of homes

Two local horse owners are looking for good homes for 13 rescued horses. Denice Zengo and Rachel Zinney rescued the horses from the Fraiser Park area where they were going to be ...

Campers ride with pride at annual Sheriff’s camp

Lauryl Toulouse thought going to horse camp would be boring. However, more than halfway through the Placer County Sheriff’s Office Ride with Pride day camp, the 9-year-old was ...

Riding High

It’s time to pick out your best cowboy boots, Wranglers and Stetson hats as the Riding High Equestrian Program gets ready to host its eighth annual Blue Jean Ball. “Everyone ...

Trail users need to be prepared for danger

In light of the two recent vicious dog attacks in the American River Canyon area, it’s clear that some trail users are not adequately prepared to protect themselves or their hors ...