About Cindy

Cynthia "Cindy" McClellan has been actively involved with horses since age 5, has trained under local trainers Tom Shelly and Sandy Collier, and has managed ranches since 1982 in Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez, California.

Cindy is the owner of The Little Big Riding School in Santa Ynez where she currently provides trail-riding activities, operates boarding and training facilities, trains horses, instructs adult, teenage and child riders, operates the Dunn School Horse program, and provides summer and Christmas camps for kids.

Cindy is also a member of the Santa Ynez Valley Equestrian Association, and past member of the Santa Ynez Valley Trail Riders, Fillies (a local women's horseback riding group), Valley Penners Association (VPA), National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA), and has participated in many events with Rancheros Vistadores.

Local writer Pat Murphy authors a wonderful horse-related newspaper column entitled, "Hoof Beats with Pat Murphy" for the Valley Journal.

Articles about Cindy:

Hoof Beats with Pat Murphy

Now everybody can ride

Contact TheLittleBigRidingSchool@yahoo.com