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HMH is One Year Old!

“The month of May has been anniversary month here at High Minded Horseman. To celebrate in style we hosted lavish parties in exotic locations popped a bottle of Prosecco out back on the patio.”

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.”

Are Clinicians Great Horseman?

“The sheer fact that a clinician has hung out their shingle in the realm of professional horsemanship leads folks to believe he is an experienced, expert horseman.”

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Editor's Journal

Putting The Odds in Your Favor

“Riding into competition on a green horse generates its own unique pressures. Aside from the normal nerves, a host of anxieties often get tossed together during those last few minutes of warm-up.”

Polo’s Argentine Influence

“Argentina is a nation with a passionate horse culture that is an important component of their national identity.”

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.”

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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”

When Bull Headed Meets Burro Stubborn

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

La Reyna

“The “burro lady” and I spent a lot of time together in west Texas. We never rode together but I spent a lot of time thinking about her”

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Jake's Take

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”

Leachman Sale

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

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.”

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