Bint Morsada at age 3; growing up gorgeous in Kuwait
"Las Tres Amigas" Ann Pejsa, Nancy Eklund-Hunsicker & Claire Hanssen
enjoying the SYVAHA Spring 2010 Wildflower Ride in Happy Canyon, Santa Ynez,
"The Black Marauders"....Brett, Claire, Nancy & David enjoying the Los Vaqueros Couples Ride....we didn't actually PLAN to show up with matching black horses...but we all decided it was a pretty cool look!
Nancy Eklund & Magniffique at 2007 Pacific Slopes
Nancy Eklund on MS Master Lena at the 2007 Santa Ynez Valley Super Horse Competition
David Hunsicker & Nancy Eklund on Safari South Africa, July 2005
Pashmina has a 'pigeon encounter' while learning to be a 'cowhorse' at
Rock Front Ranch in Cuyama, California
SL Salute+++/, Canadian Nat'l Top 10 Hunter Pleasure ATOR 18-39, owner Nancy Eklund
SL Salute+++/, Canadian Nat'l Top 10 English Sidesaddle, Joanne Fox.
Nancy going "native"
at the WAHO meeting in Abu Dhabi
Nancy & Sl Salute Winning Top 10 in Hunter AOTR 18-39, Scottsdale 2001
Claire Hanssen on her multi-champion "HR Impressive" & Nancy Eklundam on "SL Salute+++/", Albuquerque 2001--aka "The $10,000 Trail Ride" After overcoming many obstacles to compete at U.S. in the infamous year of 9/11--we still both washed out in our first cuts. Oh, the angst! So, we saddled up and went for a lovely trail ride. Just goes to show you--everything is better when shared with a good friend.
Esan, 3-time Scottsdale Top 10 gelding, with Michael Byatt, 2001
Salon Du Cheval, Paris, 1999: Enjoying the show with Cindy Dennis & Morris Scheiber of Wild Oaks Arabians and Kris Johnston of RydingHy Arabians along with native Parisien Eric Martinaud
Nancy with long-time friend Eileen Verdieck, WAHO, Morroco, 1994
An oldy but a goody! Shahs Mirage [Ansata Shah Zaman ex Fayeks Fancy] now 24 years old,retired and baby-sitting youngsters in pasture. In his day, was a winner in Halter, English Pleasure, Country English Pleasure and Native Costume. Proudly represented the Arabian breed in many parades, including Old Spanish Days in Santa Barbara. Nancy Eklund, up
Nancy on a Morrocan Barb used in the Fantasia at King Hassan's Stud Farm. 1994, Rabat, Morroco, WAHO meeting
AR Kahseed [*Carmargue ex Dancing Queen] Southern California Bridled Maturity Champion, ATR & Reserve Champion, Open with Jim Lowe. Also Top Ten Calbred Futurity, 3 year old colts & Region II Reserve Champion Stallion, AOTH. Now owned by Diane Powers of San Diego, California. Nancy Eklund, up
Nancy with Sheikh Nawaf Al Thani, Eileen Verdieck, Sheikh Hamad Al Thani, Karim Jobanputra and various representatives of the Qatar Equestrian Club. 1994 WAHO, Rabat, Morrocco
A Day at the races in Dubai, WAHO 1996: Peter Upton, Eileen Verdieck, Nancy Eklund and Sarah Fraser
Qatar, 1996: Riding in the desert on Sheikh Nawaf Al Thani's beautiful horses. L to R: Patrick Swayze,
Sarah Fraser and Nancy Eklund
'When in Rome'....wear lots of scarves! Especially if you're in Abu Dhabi! Sarah and Nancy get into the spirit of the
moment & "wrap up"....WAHO 1996, UAE.
Christmas Caroling on Horseback in Los Olivos: Nancy on SL Salute+++/ & Claire on I Be Dry[a.k.a. "Joe"] This is a really fun annual event sponsored by our local ladies riding group, the "Fillies." One thing we have noticed: Everybody sings much better after the Schnapps has been passed around several times!
Dori Lowe with Pacifico, her new Western Pleasure horse
Dr Greg Parks, Dori Lowe & Shraynattal++/, National Champion Sidesaddle,
Reserve National Champion Western Pleasure AAOTR
Dori & Pacifico prove that--although Arabians may be desert horses--they CAN swim
Riding the hills of beautiful Santa Ynez Valley; Nancy Eklund & David Hunsicker. No, we're not on Arabs [!]....but on genuine, true blue, all American Quarter Horses: I BE DRY and SOCKS
Dori riding in the Sacred Valley in Peru, where the remains of several Incan Empires still can be seen, 2003
A special moment & a special memory; Dori with the legendary Khemosabi+++
RA Tana Sarah; Champion 1/2 Arabian Open Western Pleasure Scottsdale 1989, US & Canadian National Top 10 Western Pleasure AOTR 18-39, Dori Lowe, up.
Confessions, US National Champion Western Pleasure AAOTR 18-39, Dori Lowe, up
Claire Hanssen winning Scottsdale Show Champion Hunter Pleasure ATR, Limit Rider with HR Impressive
Claire Hanssen winnning the Blue with Carosan in Western Pleasure at the Region Two PreShow