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Thinking Dressage with Kyra Kyrklund

“Kyra Kyrklund is a fixture in the world of Grand Prix dressage and for over twenty years she’s been consistently ranked amongst the world’s top dressage riders.”

The Amish and the Modern Horseman

“For modern horseman, however, it’s nearly impossible to relate to the mindset of the Amish.”

Observations on the Hair Rope Mecate

“It’s been eighteen years since a friend gave me my first hair rope, it was a nice little sorrel and white mohair Mecate and at the time, I didn’t have a clue how to use it on my horse”

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Editor's Journal

Out From The Indoor

“Four months of dressage lessons over the winter season are now behind me; most of the riding has been indoors.”

June Feature Article Updates

“The Florida Carriage Museum and Resort has been sold and Road to the Horse, the world championship of colt starting goes global”

Fit for a King?

“This remarkable set of Full State harness for six horses dates from the late fifteen hundreds and yes, that’s real gold.”

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Tales of Texas

Who’s Herding Who?

“Well, who’s herding who is the way it usually starts out gathering bulls in heavy brush. Bulls come in a wide variety of disposition so you have to be ready”

Red Sky Take Warning

“Cowboys and Sailors have a lot in common. Sometimes when a storm is brewing, about all you can do is batten down the hatches and try to ride it out.”

My Friend Uncle Arb

“Uncle Arb was my friend. He was born in Texas, raised in Arizona, then moved back to Texas and that is when we became friends and neighbors.”

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Jake's Take

Branding Camp 2010

“Well last week I was having the time of my life at a branding camp here in Montana for about six days.”

Learning the Ropes

“Ok, just to say this before I start, I am no expert on this subject! This time, I’m gonna talk about the different kinds of ropes that I know about.”

Scrat's Mother

“We’ve started calving about full time here at the place.”

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