The Saddle Club Gazette – imagined, edited, and published by Saddle Club member Lyla Andrick, center above – came to life with the January 2015 issue. More from the Gazette’s first reporter:
Hi, my name is Zeus. I’m an imaginary horse and Unofficial Editor of the Gazette. Let me tell you a little bit about the Gazette and how you can participate!
“At first it was a small newsletter, but it’s grown into a big paper with special editions! You’ll find hilarious tales, funny pictures, Horse Scandals, Mysteries, a Medical Journal, and so much more! You can enjoy it even if you don’t know the characters personally!
“Writing is good for you, and there’s a writer in all of us! Whether you love poetry, fantasy or jokes, the Saddle Club Gazette is a great place to start! “
Anyone at Cricket Hill can write a story, have a column, or send photos for the Saddle Club Gazette. If you wish to join in, just email your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com – attention Lyla Andrick, Editor and Publisher.
Read back issues by clicking below.
Horsey Scandal Episode 9: Million-mare Matchpony-Sept2018 – Who is the liaison helping Didi… or is it DD?
Horsey Scandal Episode 8: Riding a Robber-Aug2018 – Who stole Sunny’s silver horseshoe?
Horsey Scandal Episode 7: Dressage Delinquents-July2018 – Is there a conspiracy with the Mare Sorority?
July 2018 – Vol 33-YDF Special – Christmas in July was cool. Ribbons for all!
MedJournal-Why Warm Up-Feb 18 – Good for horses as well as riders!
Spring-Summer 2018 – Vol 32 – Cricket Hill June Show run-up…dressage and jumping!
Horsey Scandal Episode 6: Chestnut Connection-Feb 2018 Didi fesses up about the Someone Stallion!
Feb 2018 – Vol 31 – Valentine’s Day Special!
LonelyHeartsClassifieds-Feb2018 Want a Pen-Pal? Taryn found nine residents reaching out.
Horsey Scandal Episode 5: Secretive Stallion-Jan 2018 Find out what happens when Ricky and Sienna go into the woods!
Fall 2017 – Vol 30 The Protestant horses tell the true story of Thanksgiving; a tribute and ode to Ray; lots in the Photo Gallery.
Horsey Scandal Episode 4: Bad As Bay-Aug’17 The story breaks out into a feature!
Aug 2017 YDF Special – Vol 29 Four pages! Biographies of 19th Annual Youth Dressage Team, summer camp highlights, Sunny’s diary.
MedJournal-Lyme Disease-Aug17 Lyla reports on this important disease.
July 2017 – Vol 28 Trip to Cowgirl Up Ranch, Nonnewaug High School Equine Science class visits Cricket Hill, Top Ten list to prepare for Youth Dressage Festival.
We’re Off to See the Vet- June 2017 Another Saddle Club word game! First medical “report”.
June 2017 – Vol 27 Jam-packed three-page issue! Coming events from Zeus, another Rebel episode, the Scoop covers Horse Diving, Ronnybrook Farm visit report, and an important call from readers for new Top Ten Topics!
May 2017 – Vol 26 This month The Scoop gets you and your pony ready for flies! The Top Ten is all about chewing….
Mar-April 2017 – Vol 25 Do you speak Fly? Michaela would like to know! Madison talks about food, and the regulars are back.
Feb 2017 – Vol 24 Special Valentine’s Day issue.
Jan 2017 – Vol 23 The 3rd year of the Gazette kicks off! Misty highlights the Top Ten Trends, Madison does a book review, lots of upcoming events.
Winter 2016-17 – Vol-22 FunFunFun – Holiday Greetings from all our regular columnists PLUS cartoons, word puzzles and picture games for the youth and Young-at-Heart!
Sep-Oct 2016-Vol 21 -Read the mythic legend of Kunststoff and Ponysideon, The Plastic Bag Pony; YDF 2016 Photo Gallery with an appreciative nod to Staff; updates on Misty, Liberator, Rebel and more
Aug 2016 – Vol 20 – Special Edition for the Youth Dressage Festival – our stall decoration won Most Original Award as the Cricket Hill Training and Correction Facility!
July 2016 – Vol 19 – TSCG Top Ten includes links to horse care info, Madison’s amorous imaginings, Erin and Tate’s special relationship, looking forward to LYDF
June 2016 – Vol 18 – Next episodes in Rebel and Stella’s stories, TSCG Top Ten, Didi gets a new saddle, too!
May 2016 – Vol 17 – Misty’s Top Ten tips for staying cool this summer, another episode of Rebel: The Story of a Trueheart, Shires, photo gallery
Apr 2016 – Vol 16 – Enjoy some historic photos of Cricket Hill and fun at the Easter Egg Hunt. Didi’s Diary notes her new double bridle
Mar 2016 – Vol 15 – St. Paddy’s Day special
Feb 2016 – Vol 14 – Report on trip to Rhinebeck Equine Clinic, another Gazette Top Ten
Jan 2016 – Vol 13 – Misty’s Top 10 for the Winter, Legend and Rebel continued
Dec 2015 – Vol 12– 3 page special with Figgy Pudding, Horsemas, a horsey 12 Days of Christmas, photo gallery and more
Nov 2015 – Vol 11– Scoop’s Spanish Riding School Report, Thanksgiving wishes, Rebel
Oct 2015 – Vol 10 – Halloween special
Sep 2015 – Vol 9 – Legacy, Misty’s Top 10 Stallion Pick-up lines, Cross-Country at Kent
Aug 2015 – Volume 8 – Special issue for Lendon’s Youth Dressage Festival
July 2015 – Volume 7 – My First Ride (finale), The Scoop, Top 10 Horse Treats, Jackson & elbows
June 2015 – Vol 6 – Top 10 horsey movies, American Pharoah, The Scoop
May 2015 – Vol 5 – Tack Room Talk, Top 10 Showing needs
Apr 2015 – Vol 4 – Zeus’ Top 10 reads, more Peanut Butter
Mar 2015 – Vol 3 – Peanut Butter, Shelly arrives, Isolde leaves
Feb 2015 – Vol 2 – Gazette goes to two pages.
Jan 2015 – Vol 1 – Inaugural issue!