Jeff Smith 2 p.m., Oct. 23
The Human-Equestrian Bond
Julia Erickson, breeder and owner of Freedom Song Ranch, started a breeding operation in the mountains of Julian before moving it to Escondido. She is an expert in Arabians, Andalusians, and the cross between these, Hispano-Arabe.
Julia will discuss how breeders are using DNA and genetics to create “designer horses.” She will be bringing a rare Golden Andalusian and their pony, Princess, who will delight you with some of her tricks and her precocious personality.
Birdwing Open Air Classroom at the San Dieguito Lagoon
2775 Via De La Valle, Del Mar, 92014
- Cost: Free