Ellen Rosenberg

Todd Flettrich Draws Crowd To ShowChic

By at July 25, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Todd Flettrich Draws Crowd To ShowChic

TAILS FROM THE TRAILS Tucked away in a small spot on Fairlane Farms Road, ShowChic is a gem of a boutique, offering stylish riding apparel, horse-themed gifts and accessories, including breeches, show coats, stock ties, shirts, helmets, jewelry, gloves and saddle pads. Geared mostly toward dressage, ShowChic stocks products by Kentucky, Cavallo, Arista, Pikeur, more...

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Morning Star Adds Trail Riding Program

By at July 18, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Morning Star Adds Trail Riding Program

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Tucked away on three quiet acres in Little Ranches, Morning Star Ranch offers a variety of hippotherapy and therapeutic horsemanship classes. Turning Point Therapy is the brainchild and special mission of owner Trisha Coates. The ranch’s mission is to support equestrian programs that promote physical, emotional, cognitive, psychological and more...

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Natalia Elina Praises Reining Expert Jon Ingram

By at July 11, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Natalia Elina Praises Reining Expert Jon Ingram

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Growing up in Russia, Natalia Elina was 5 when she saw her first horse. “Like many Russians, my family spent the summer in the country at a dacha, a kind of summer house,” she recalled. “We visited with friends who lived next to a park, and someone rode by on a huge gray draft horse. That was it. As soon as I saw that horse, I knew that more...

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Audrie Comperatore Refused To Give Up On Jet

By at July 4, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Audrie Comperatore Refused To Give Up On Jet

TALES FROM THE TRAILS When she’s not working with her horses — she has eight; seven Arabians and one Warmblood that’s for sale — Audrie Comperatore runs Bocoy Stables, a boarding establishment at 2868 A Road in Loxahatchee Groves named after her grandfather’s rum company, back in pre-Castro Cuba. She thanks her parents, Mike and Elena Anthony, for supporting more...

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Help Courtney Kitching Get To Rodeo Finals

By at June 27, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Help Courtney Kitching Get To Rodeo Finals

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Courtney Kitching of Lake Worth is one lucky young lady and hoping for just a little more luck. Last month, she graduated with honors from Palm Beach Central High School, carrying a 4.25 GPA. Indeed, she has been on the honor roll throughout her middle and high school years, excels in the choral top performance group, math and science clubs, more...

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Red Barn Plans 25th Anniversary Celebration

By at June 20, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Red Barn Plans 25th Anniversary Celebration

TAILS FROM THE TRAILS If you’re free on Saturday, June 28, you might want to mosey on over to Red Barn Feed & Supply in Loxahatchee Groves. The business is celebrating its silver anniversary with games, prizes, raffles and sales. Established in 1989 by Jerry and Betty Case, Red Barn provides a wide selection of products for the animal community. Growing from a more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian , Loxahatchee Groves

Meet Onyx And Good Earth’s Therapy Horses

By at June 13, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Meet Onyx And Good Earth’s Therapy Horses

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Onyx, a miniature horse, was in bad shape when she arrived at the Good Earth Farm in Loxahatchee Groves four years ago. “She’s in her 30s,” owner Nancy Fried-Tobin said. “She was super-skinny, and we got some weight on her, but then, about a year ago, she developed choke. She had repeated bouts. The last attack was so bad, the vet more...

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Kulan Serve A Key Role At Lion Country

By at June 6, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Kulan Serve A Key Role At Lion Country

TALES FROM THE TRAILS What if your equine gave birth to a foal and would never let you touch it, and would rather bite and kick you? That’s just the way Terry Wolf, wildlife director at Lion Country Safari, likes it. In April, the park’s herd of Kulan — one stallion, 14 mares and a few geldings — added eight new foals. Adorable, but untouchable. “Also more...

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Gisela Pferdekaemper’s Unique Tagines

By at May 30, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Gisela Pferdekaemper’s Unique Tagines

I bet you’re already wondering, what the heck is a tagine? I was wondering the same thing when I got a call from Gisela Pferdekaemper a few weeks back. “I have made these new things, and you must come and see them,” she insisted. She didn’t have to insist too hard. I love seeing anything Gisela makes. She’s one of my favorite local artists. Her fanciful more...

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Selling A Horse Is An Emotional Decision

By at May 23, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Selling A Horse Is An Emotional Decision

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Some horses are easy to sell; some more difficult. I’m not talking about the selling part, the getting-someone-else-interested. I’m talking about the emotional attachment part, coming to the point where you can contemplate parting from your horse and then actually handing him to someone else. Forever. I’ve owned many horses over the more...

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