This was my third time, shooting a Gymkhana at the Casey Tibbs Western Center, located the San Diego Country Estates. I still missed many shots, in fact I think I missed most of them. However, I’m not blaming my equipment or myself too much for that, but the incredible speed and acceleration of the horse/rider […]
Living in Ramona doesn’t mean you have to be a horse lover, but if you haven’t a least developed an appreciation for horses and their riders, then maybe you have never been to a Gymkhana at the Casey Tibbs Western Center, located the San Diego Country Estates. A Gymkhana is an equestrian event, consisting of speed […]
It’s a good thing that the ticket office a.k.a. Graceland Plaza and Graceland are separated by the wide Elvis Presley Boulevard. Visitors are shuttled from the ticket office to the front of the house, but will not find a single moment of solitude, while at Graceland, a place much smaller than I had imagined. Inside Graceland, it’s […]
On Sunday May 22, 2016, I stopped by the Casey Tibbs Western Center for the Ramona Santana Riders’ Gymkhana, an equestrian event consisting of speed pattern racing and timed games for riders on horses. Let me show you what that was like.
On March 5, 1929 Casey Tibbs was born to John and Florence Tibbs in rural Orton northwest of Fort Pierre in Stanley County in central South Dakota. Casey was an American cowboy, rodeo performer, and actor. He moved to Ramona in 1976, to raise horses. After battling bone cancer and then lung cancer for about […]