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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”

Knowing The Horseman Inside Yourself

“Old horses and old saddles are nice to have around; they’re easy to ride, generally don’t cost much to acquire and previous owners have kindly put the time into breaking them in.”

Zenyatta; A Mare’s Heart to Win

“Zenyatta is one of the great mares in racing history. Her owners, Jerry and Ann Moss, planned to retire the six-year-old after the 2010 Breeder’s Cup Classic in Louisville, Kentucky on November 7th.”

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Editor's Journal

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.”

Out From The Indoor

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

Speed Five

“Trotting, lots and lots of trotting- this appears to be the foundation of traditional dressage.”

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Tales of Texas

Eagles Hate to Bathe

“It was January 19, 1975, a cold front was in full force and the temperature was dropping fast but the wind was blowing even faster.”

Joyridin'

“Some people enjoy ridin’ when the conditions are in their favor, other fellers enjoy ridin’ no matter what the conditions.”

Sweet Talkin's Over Part 2

“Looking for my run away cow, where did she go? I left the house expecting to run into the black motley-faced cow not too far from where I last saw her.”

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Jake's Take

Vaquero Horsemanship Part 1

“I would like to explain the way my dad and I start and train all of our horses on the Wald Ranch”

Leachman Sale

“The beginning of this April there was a very large scale dispersion sale of the Hairpin Cavvy belonging to Jim Leachman.”

Weaning Colts and Winter Work

“There’s a small period of time in-between the fall works and the middle of winter when you’re feeding cows twenty-four-seven”

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