Atascadero Horsemen's Club
PO Box 2756 - Atascadero, CA 93423-2756
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Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at Nino's, 509 North Main St., Templeton, California. An optional dinner begins at 6:00 p.m., the Program begins at 7:00 p.m., and the General Meeting begins at 8:00 p.m. (There are no meetings in the months of August and December). Depending on the Program, some meetings are held at other locations such as a local arena. It is best to contact someone in the group to make sure where the meeting is. 

Thank you Kaye for forwarding the current edition of the County Parks and Rec Newsletter to our members. The more folks that know what Parks and Rec are doing the more interest we will have in our natural areas.  It is really important for horsemen and women to 
continue to advocate for trails as we are often right there behind motorized vehicles in 
being excluded from trail access.  As the demographics of our County change with new 
residents, the majority needs change.   Many do not like to deal with manure on the trails even though it is completely biodegradable and natural.  This was a part of the ALPS 
discussions when the Three Bridges project was in the planning stages.  Jonalee Istenes was and still is our advocate within that organization.  We do not want to be excluded.  Kathy Redden is a great advocate currently attending all the Parks and Rec meetings so we can stay on top of the latest developments countywide. Either lady may give us a “call to 
action”, a political term for “we need to write letters, make phone calls and send reps” to address some issue that may arise.  Politics are never fun, but a basic necessity if we wish to retain access to natural areas for riding recreation.

If I can ever get my ankle to heal, I will see you on the trail!

Kathe Hustace.