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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.”

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?”

Arena Polo Excitement!

“The charming lakeside village of Ascona in southern Switzerland formed the backdrop for an arena polo tournament.”

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Editor's Journal

Rare Breed Encounter; Suffolk Punch

“Just as the name suggests, this horse really packs a lot of power.”

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

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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.”

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”

He Should Have Called In Sick

“Some cowboys try to cover all the bases at once. They’re trying to punch cows and get rich at the same time.”

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Jake's Take

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.”

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”

Joe Wolter Clinic

“Labor Day weekend was especially fun this year for a few people”

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