Pony Club helps build strength and confidence

  • [photo by Gary Meyer, The Mountain Enterprise]

    [photo by Gary Meyer, The Mountain Enterprise]

By Gary Meyer, TME

Are you a horse-crazy kid or adult?

If so, consider looking into Cuddy Valley Pony Club (also known as CVPC). You might find something about yourself that’s been waiting to be discovered.

Shawn and Sharon Bonfield built their home on 20 acres in 2001-2002, just east of Darling Avenue in Cuddy Valley.

Sharon Bonfield, Linda Paula and a group of parents in the area founded CVPC in 2008, headquartered at Bonfield Farm.

Sharon has been a firefighter with the City of…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

Photo captions:

Sarah Bonfield takes Indigo for a run through the jumping course at Bonfield Farm on Saturday, Oct. 10. This was Sarah’s last ride with Indigo, as he was being sold to go live in Moorpark that day.

Cuddy Valley Pony Club co-founder Sharon Bonfield

Above: Cuddy Valley Pony Club members are adults and children, shown here out for ride on Sunday, Oct. 11.

CVPC members (above) Andrea Manriquez with Indigo and (below) Michelle Walker with Venus.

Sarah Bonfield (left) helps Daisy Dillon prepare for a ride.

Above: Saddled up and ready, eight CVPC members assemble for the Sunday trail ride.

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This is part of the October 16, 2020 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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