03 Jul, 2009
How Did Rare White Camarillo Horse Come About?
Learn how the Camarillo White Horses came to be at presentation in Ventura.
Located north of Camarillo Ranch in Ventura County’s city of San Buenaventura, there’s a beautiful museum focused on local lore and history. Museum of Ventura County is featuring a special evening where guests can explore the unique history and recent genetic studies of the renowned Camarillo White Horses. These rare animals were first bred in 1921 by Adolfo Camarillo, founder of the city which bears his name.
The presentation will be given by Meliton Ortiz, Camarillo Ranch manager for 55 years, and Adolfo Camarillo’s great-grandchildren Harold Parker & Ynez Parker LaDo, on Saturday, July 25, at 4:00 p.m., at the Museum of Ventura County. The event is $5 for the general public, and free to Museum of Ventura County members. Space is limited; RSVP: 805-653.0323 x 10. The museum is at 89 South California Street, Ventura. Open Friday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday -Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission, except for some events. (805) 653-0323 . venturamuseum.org.