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December 14, 2016

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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016 1B i Rachel Frantz, left, with Kaity Montre, students in the new four-year Equine and Ranch Management program at FRC. Frantz and Montre have been great friends since fifth grade, when they first bonded over their mutual love for horses. Photo contributed by Rachel Frantz. Steve Wathen Staff Writer swathen@plumasnews.com feel incredibly blessed to get to live in such a beautiful place, ride horses and get graded for it." Those are the words of Rachel Frantz: rodeo queen, champion horse rider, horse whisperer and first-year student in Feather River College's new four-year Equine Studies bachelor of science program. This is the story about how Frantz' love of horses led her eventually to Quincy and the Equine Studies program. Frantz grew up mostly in rural Penn Valley, located 15 miles west of Grass Valley. Frantz' love for horses goes way back. In fifth grade, she asked her parents for a horse. Rachel's parents, Tom and Star Frantz,:told her ff she really wanted a horse, she would have to prove it to them. She did. Frantz worked at a ranch in Penn Valley four days a week after school in exchange for riding lessons. In fifth grade, Frantz met Kaity Montre at school. Montre had a horse and Frantz would go over to her house to ride. They became best friends. In sixth grade, Frantz' next-door neighbor gave her his horse. She continued to work at the ranch in exchange for room and board for her new charge. In seventh grade, Montre told Frantz See Horses, page 12B 74198VIN #139107 SVL Auto Discount ........... =517 Net Cost To You Stk #73817, 73838 VIN #515677, NetCost To You Stk #74878 VIN #56085' ......... 895 "MSRP, .... Jeel 000 : SVL Auto Discount .......-S1,300 Net Cost To You Stk #74951 VIN #E07265 ap Up '14 Kia Sorento AWl) Leather seats, nice equipped Stk #35807 s23 ' 14 Subaru Legacy AWl) Snow machine, bring on winter Stk #36298 Prior Rental ' 14 Ford Flex' AWl) Limited pkg, leather Stk #36412 ' 15 Ford Explorer 4x4 Sport pkg, leather, super nice Stk #36447 '15 Ford F150 Crew 4x4 6 Stk #36102 Prior Rental ' 15 Ford Flex AWD Stk #36373 Prior Rental '10 Honda Ridgeline 4x4 Navigation, leather seats Stk #36463 '04 Hummer H2 4x4 Leather, oonroof ii Stk #36493 '13 Jeep Wrangler 4x4 Unlimited Sahara Stk #35664 '12 Nissan Frontier 4x4 Pro Off Road pkg, leather Stk #36108 '15 Nissan Stk #36410 Pathfinder 4x4 '10 Cadillac Escalade Loaded and ready to roll Stk #36498 C H RYS LE R Trade-ins Welcome. Credit Problems, No Problem. 'i