Model Horse Magazine includes Pinedale ski joring pics
From Green River Valley Winter Carnival (2005)
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
March 25, 2007
The latest edition of Model Horse Magazine (Volume VII), published in England, features a section on “the fast-paced equine extreme sport of Skijoring, in which skiers are towed along by galloping thoroughbreds around an ice covered track.” The 4-page article features two photos of the ski joring event here in Pinedale which took place during the 2005 Green River Valley Winter Carnival.
A representative of Model Horse Magazine contacted Pinedale Online in late January asking for permission to use photos from a photo story from the ski joring event in the Green River Valley Winter Carnival held in 2005. One photo featured Julie Early riding a horse pulling a skier over a hay bale jump. The second photo is of Julie’s son, Jesse, in a big air jump on his skis. They also have a link to the URL of a Pinedale Ski Joring video clip on Pinedale Online (1,314K - requires Windows Media Player to view).
The article describes the history of the sport and has photos of ski joring in other places around the world. The magazine has another article describing how to make a model of a ski horing horse and skier display.
Model Horse magazine publishes four issues a year. It features model horse news, information on living horses and breeds as well as making miniature models, painting techniques, tack, positioning tips and techniques and hobby artist spotlights. The magazine can be found online at: www.modelhorsemagazine.com.
2005 Green River Valley Winter Carnival (Pinedale Online, March, 2005)