This page is dedicated with love and appreciation to Pat Murphy. Pat was the longest serving member of the SYVEA Board of Directors. She was a tireless and enthusiastic supporter of all things equestrian in the Santa Ynez Valley, and dearly loved blending her creative talents, sense of history and culture with her love of horses.
Coming Thru the Rye
Three great articles of some famous western Artists. Appeared in the Spring 2022 issue of the Carriage and Western Art Museum of Santa Barbara newsletter.
Tecolote Ranch House 1940’s
Image on the left is 1927 Visalia Supreme owned by Silsby Spalding of The Tecolote Ranch Santa Barbara. On display at the Carriage Museum Santa Barbara.
History of the Vaquero Tradition in California
The Four Seasons of the Reined Cow Horse
By Benny Guitron &