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Lady Weirsdale

“The horses stood calmly while the grooms, in full livery; coats neatly pressed and boots polished, bustled about them seeing to every detail of their harnessing.”

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TCAA 2010 "A Saddle Story"

“Discriminating cowboys have always had a flare for blending function and art. They need a saddle that is serviceable but they want it to make a statement that tells a story as well”

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When Ladies of a Certain Age Ride C...

“I’m heading up to take a ‘test ride’ on my three-year-old quarter horse filly”

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Editor's Journal

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Here’s Why You Should Wear A Helmet

“Each year in the US, 70,000 people turn up in emergency rooms with injuries related to equestrian activities and of those 12,000 are head injuries.”

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A State of Grace

“The big red mare had a pleasant attitude, this was greatly appreciated as in her current condition a lot of other horses may have been more difficult to handle.”

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Parelli Tournament Switzerland

“Attending the Parelli Tournament here in Switzerland was a unique experience on lots of levels. A group of us from our local barn traveled north together by train- that was fun!”

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Tales of Texas

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Takin' the Girls Home

“Takin’ the girls home in the fall after shipping time is the cowboy’s pride.”

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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.”

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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”

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Jake's Take

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Vaquero Horsemanship Part 3

“For the last few weeks I’ve described the history and gear of the vaquero in my own words and from my own experiences.”

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Colts in the Spring

“I’d like to talk about the colts Dad and I are riding right now. At the moment we have four”

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Kessler

“Well, I have a four year old colt that I got from my friend Clint Branger. He’s out of an AQHA registered ‘Kessler’ mare”

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