Tevis Cup

Injured rider returns home to family, friends, horses and dogs

After a long stay in a San Francisco rehabilitation center, Crystal Costa, a downed horse rider, has made it home. Last Saturday, Costa, 50, came in through the decorated gates of ...

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 ...

Toth secures Haggin Cup

Rusty Toth, of Durango, Colo., was awarded the Haggin Cup after last weekend's Tevis Cup. Toth rode Farrabba, otherwise known as Stoner, an 11-year-old Arabian, to a fourth-place f ...

Injured horseback rider gains community support

During Thea Rosa's last few hospital visits to see Crystal Costa, she has been trying to keep things positive, but above all, realistic. That's because Rosa, 45, of Cool, has been ...

New chamber president backs what’s good for business

Raising awareness and understanding of the “why” of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce is one of the major focuses for incoming President Richard Hall.“Part of that p ...

Be sure to publicize Tevis

The Tevis Cup is a great horse race. Auburn is lucky enough to have it finish in our town. Due to cold weather, the route had to be changed. Cold weather also makes it so that not ...

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 ...

Tevis cup gallops into Auburn

Tevis Cup riders may be from different walks of life, but they share a common addiction. They live for seeing the Sierra whiz by them on horseback, leaving billowing dust clouds in ...

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 ...

Owner: Unknown passerby poisoned horse with toxic plant

Auburn equestrian David Putnam is blaming a deadly plant for the poisoning death of his horse. The 14-year-old Arabian – Putnam’s mount as a 2006 Tevis Cup finisher – was eu ...

Photographer injured in fall during Tevis Cup

A photographer was airlifted to a Reno hospital after a fall from Cougar Rock on the Western States Trail during the Tevis Cup endurance ride Saturday. Chris Gonzalez, 41, suffere ...

Tevis Cup set for day of rough trail riding

The 55th annual Tevis Cup will roll into Auburn this Saturday, the finish line for the 100-mile equestrian trail beginning in Lake Tahoe. Riders will saddle up as early as 5:15 a ...

Tevis Cup to test horse and rider in endurance marathon Saturday

The 55th annual Tevis Cup is riding into Auburn this Saturday, July 24. The 100-mile-long Tevis Cup has long been considered the most revered and difficult equestrian ride in the w ...

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 ...

Western States first large-scale venture for community TV

Western States Endurance Run television coverage will be available to Auburn residents Sunday. Glenn Tonkin, president of Auburn Community Television, said the non-profit organiza ...