Third Annual Stroll The Stables Slated For Sunday

Take the kids to the stables on North Mesa Sunday morning for a real treat. Courtesy photo


The 3rd Annual Stroll the Stables will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, Aug. 14. Visit the stables in the morning and then head over to the rodeo for the afternoon. This year there is lots to learn about:

  • The historic Lujan Cabin, homesteading and meet a wonderful fiber goat herd
  • The recreational activities and horses at The Gifted Horse
  • Quarter Horses and ranching history
  • History of the stables and how to safely be around horses with leading basics and little walk
  •  Chickens – breeds, purposes and production.
  • Walk/train a chicken with a chicken harness
  • Take a selfie with a chicken or a goat
  • Healthy wheatgrass… growing, tasting, health benefits
  • Radiograph (x-ray) of a horse with the horse right next to it.
  • See what’s in a veterinarian’s truck… a rare opportunity!
  • History of horses and boys at the Ranch School, the current mounted patrol and trail riding from Boy Scout Troop 22 Mounted Patrol
  • Rescue animals with a rescued horse, standard donkey and dachsund
  • Paint some white ponies and donkey with Tempra paints!
  • The historic Grant Cabin
  • The differences between donkeys and horses with two fabulous donkeys… one was a wild donkey adopted from the BLM.
  • Caring for Dairy Goats. Pet the adorable baby goats
  • Positive reinforcement to train equines
  • Demos where folks can train each other to do simple behaviors.
  • Draft horses and their history, pulling carts, and how the Amish use them
  • Or just come and see a really BIG horse.