Heavenly Horse Haven Chili Cook Off feeds community, raises funds

Volunteer James Farnum puts his mount through its paces at the Heavenly Horse Haven Chili Cook Off and adoption event Saturday, Nov. 2. Diane Sieker photo
The Heavenly Horse Haven equine rescue hosted steaming bowls of chili, entertainment, ranch tours and the presentation of adoptable horses at their third annual Chili Cook-Off Saturday, Nov. 2.Desiree Ferazzano took home the $100 prize for the best chili entered in the cook-off. Chips and salsa were provided to top off the competition.Idyllwild band The Spaceman Trilogy provided entertainment for the event, performing well-known crowd favorites. The band donated their time for the worthy cause.Riders Amanda Tell, James Farnum, Kate, Malachi, Quentin and Kaylie Mason presented eight horses to the large crowd, showcasing each animals’ talents from a Connemara pony to a thoroughbred gelding named Bob.The rescue’s adoptable horses were presented to guests in hopes of findi
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