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Five Days at Swingletree

“Jessica, a flea-bit grey Connemara pony, is up in her bridle; moving at a nice brisk trot.”

Over Fifty and Still in the Saddle

“As an older lady I consider myself fortunate to still be in the saddle, even more so to still be riding colts.”

When Ladies of a Certain Age Ride C...

“So one might ask why a woman of my age has only ridden young stock since she climbed back into the saddle again after so many years?”

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Editor's Journal

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“Visitors to HMH may have noticed the banner photos that decorate our home page.”

Introduce the Hackamore to Your Horse

“The traditional hackamore, known in classical terms as the Jaquima is a versatile tool that can be applied to any discipline and any breed of horse.”

Fast Food Horsemanship

“If you’re anything like me, you’re always on the go. Like an old fashioned record player that has the speed set too high for the song, our lives seem to be running at an ever faster pace.”

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Tales of Texas

The Two Event Man

“This cowboy has chosen to enter the wild cow roping contest but his horse has entered the bucking horse event.”

Listo

“In my book horses rate right behind ladies and dogs on the man chart. They have a lot in common with these other divinely created creatures.”

Midnight Rider

“It was late one evening on the fall works. We were running behind schedule so our commute home was a long and late one.”

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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.”

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…”

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