Sunday, July 5, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Lost & Found

Lost: Calf, red and black tiger striped, white faced, Oak Hill Rd. off U.S. Hwy. 87, La Vernia. Call Carrol, 210-488-3071. 

VideoFOUND . Chihuahua mix male. Near SS Water La Vernia. 512-550-1163.

VideoFound on Longhorn Rd, neutered male Australian Shepherd mix, Call 210-305-2772 to claim.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Seeking individual to work in a local child-care center, paid holidays, etc., must be high school grad or GED. Apply in person at Cubs Country Childcare, 212 FM 1346 in La Vernia.
Live at no charge in upscale apartment as companion for man with autism and intellectual disability, south/downtown San Antonio, foster care through Medicaid Waiver Program, couples may apply, IRS okays wages, nontaxable, background check required. Send resume to mmoyer@satx.rr.com or text for more information 210-382-6369.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

South Texas Living


Lights, camera ... horses


Lights, camera ... horses
Horse trainer Cynthia Morgan joins director/actor Dustin Meeks on the set of “Red on Yella” in Whitsett, Texas.


E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
January 16, 2013
3,874 views
Post a comment

Contributed

Professional horse trainer Cynthia Morgan, recently named one of 10 trainers of the year in Texas in 2012, was called in to be the horse wrangler on the set of a local 1800s Western being filmed in Central and South Texas.

Perhaps you have seen the numerous movie equipment trucks moving through the San Antonio and the South Texas area. Several local ranches serve as scenic backdrops for this wild Western.

It is very challenging using and working horses on a movie set. There are a lot of cameras and equipment involved. The horses must be trained to be quiet and patient. Morgan prefers to practice the upcoming scenes, so the horses and actors will have an easier time when the camera rolls. None of the scenes is ever just one take; it is usually numerous times. Sometimes, this makes the horses very anxious, so with Morgan’s more than 30 years of professional horse training experience, she always has a solution for keeping the horses focused.

In this movie, titled “Red on Yella,” most of the actors had no horse experience, so part of Morgan’s job was to train each rider with the horse they would be using in the scene.

Filming usually started at 6 a.m. and ended at 7 p.m., seven days a week, not quite as glamorous as it looks on the silver screen.
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

South Texas Living Archives


WCN Photo Contest HHF
WWII Clippings HHF
Coupon Q&A HHF-right
coupon home-rght
auto chooserDrama KidsTriple R DC ExpertsAllstate & McBride RealtyHeavenly Touch homeVoncille Bielefeld home