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Andalusian Stallion for Sale in Soquel, CA
Bombproof, beautiful forgiving boy: 2 yrs dressage training; extensive trail experience; was Pony club horse. Seeking experienced, committed rider for full / partial lease. Must stay in Santa Cruz County. Email jenn***@earthlink. net
About Soquel, CA
Osocalis was the Spanish phonetic rendering for the name of the creek which runs through the area, as transcribed from the local Native American Indian language of the Ohlone peoples. The later name "Soquel," which was subsequently derived from the name of that creek, is first known to have appeared in 1833 as the name of the Mexican land grant which included this creek and adjacent lands. The first European land exploration of Alta California, the Spanish Portolà expedition, passed through the area on its way north, camping at one of the creeks on October 16, 1769. The expedition diaries don't provide enough information to be sure which creek it was, but the direction of travel was northwest, parallel to the coast. Franciscan missionary Juan Crespi, traveling with the expedition, noted in his diary that, "We stopped on the bank of a small stream, which has about four varas of deep running water.