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    • Horseback riding

    • 1928
    • A woman, identified as noted horse trainer Barbara Worth, navigates a horse over a jump. Worth appeared in silent films and maintained stables in the Del Paso area for many years.
    • 1681
    • Greetings from Elk Grove, Calif. - with Horses

    • 1940
    • Between approximately 1930 when linen-backed cards first appeared and 1959 when production ceased horses and horseback riding in Elk Grove would have been as common as tractors and pick-up trucks. With that in mind a decision was made at some level...
    • BBSAC793
    • Chariot Riding

    • 1945
    • Photograph taken of a man, possibly Mr. Danielson, who raised and showed hackney ponies, driving a chariot. The chariot is pulled by three horses on a practice track.
    • 1696
    • Horseback Riding at William Land Park

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows four women riding along a bridle trail near William Land Park. The trails were constructed with a late 1920s surge in the popularity of horseback riding in the area. In response, circuits were built by the city...
    • 765a
    • Sacramento Riding Club

    • 1926
    • This 1926 photograph shows founding members of the Sacramento Riding Club, posing upon their horses just after a Sunday "breakfast ride" at the Atlasta Ranch, located in the Del Paso area of Sacramento County. Pictured are E.C. Porter, H. Hordorn,...
    • 1941
    • Sacramento Riding Club

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph captures cloche-clad members of the Sacramento Riding Club, located on 3401 Del Paso Boulevard. Built for 6,000 dollars in January through April 1927, the two-story club building accomodated 45 horses on its first floor,...
    • 1672a
    • Sacramento Riding Club

    • 1930
    • Several members of the Sacramento Riding Club stand for a photograph, taken in circa 1930. The stables were located along the 5.6-mile mark of Del Paso Boulevard.
    • 1672b
    • Riding Club Photograph

    • 1929
    • This May 29, 1929, photograph captures eight young female members of a Sacramento-area horseback riding club flanked on the left by an older mounted man.
    • 1701
    • Woman Riding an American Saddlebred

    • 1928
    • This photograph, taken in circa 1928, shows a women, identified at Mrs. Robinson, riding an American Saddlebred horse. Mrs. Robinson was known to have raised and shown this breed in Woodland, California.
    • 1717
    • Bridle Trail at William Land Park with Residences in Background

    • 1930
    • Four women ride horses, two abreast, at William Land Park in this circa 1930 photograph. In the background and to the north are several residences; the brick structure in the middle of the photograph is 1901 Thirteenth Avenue while the Tudor-style...
    • 765b
    • Sacramento Riding Club Group Photograph

    • 1926
    • This May 1926 photograph shows members of the Sacramento Riding Club, posing before the Atlasta Ranch, located off of Auburn Boulevard in the Del Paso district of Sacramento County. After arriving at the ranch, the group had breakfast, hence the...
    • 1527
    • Hagginwood Riding Ring

    • 1930
    • This 1930 photograph shows a rider and horse jumping an obstacle at the Hagginwood Riding Ring. The venue - based at the California National Guard's Battery D, 143rd Field Artillery barracks - opened in October 1929 to a crowd of over 400 horse...
    • 221
    • Sacramento High School's Girls' Riding Club

    • 1931
    • Shown on June 2, 1931, is a group portrait of the eighteen member Sacramento High School Girls' Riding Club. The group later changed its name to Merrie Mounted. Miss Beth Hightower and Mrs. Dorothy Barber organized the class in 1930; half of the...
    • 1725
    • Sacramento Riding Club Girls' Polo Team

    • 1928
    • This July 2, 1928, photograph shows the girls' polo team from the Sacramento Riding Club. The 15 members and four ponies pose in front of the club's barn and 3401 Del Paso Boulevard location, in Del Paso. The riding group had been established just...
    • 1661
    • Parade Riders

    • 1939
    • Throngs of spectators watch six riders pass by on their horses. All six men are dressed in western-style clothing, one wearing heavy woolen chaps, and they ride within the rail-line tracks along the parade route.
    • 61
    • Four Women Polo Players

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph captures four female polo players posing with their horses. The woman on the far right is Barbara Worth. Worth made a legendary name for herself in California riding circles, performing in her first California State Fair...
    • 1526


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