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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.”

Pat Parelli in Portugal

“It wasn’t the usual packed house that Pat Parelli is accustomed to. The small crowd attending the 3rd International Dressage Forum in Portugal numbered just over one hundred.”

AJ Mangum Unbridled

“One of the best known editors in equine publishing, AJ Mangum opens up about life beyond Western Horseman”

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Editor's Journal

Fish out of Water

“If we’re lucky, something in our environment changes and we find ourselves outside of our comfort zone.”

Happy Holidays from HMH in Austria

“A weekend excursion to visit traditional Christmas Markets presents us with an opportunity to send a little holiday cheer from across the pond.”

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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Tales of Texas

When Bull Headed Meets Burro Stubborn

“Feed buckets have gentled as many animals as any tool that man has come up with.”

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”

Ropes, Ropers and Rope Horses

“Ropes are a tool, just like a gun, or a feed sack, all of which require discretion.”

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Jake's Take

Vaquero Horsemanship Part 2

“For those of you who didn’t catch my last post, I discussed the history of vaquero horsemanship as much as I know it.”

Calving in February

“Well February is here and so are a few chilly calves… more than the Wald ranch expected anyway! We were caught a little off guard…”

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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