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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.”

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The Amish and the Modern Horseman

“For modern horseman, however, it’s nearly impossible to relate to the mindset of the Amish.”

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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”

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Editor's Journal

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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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Polo’s Argentine Influence

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

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Concord Stage Coach

“An icon of the American West, the heyday of the Stage Coach lasted from the mid nineteenth century to around 1900.”

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Tales of Texas

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Mr. Sharp Horn

“We were gathering bulls to sell to a rodeo contractor and had about reached our time limit for the delivery date.”

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A Six-Pack Says He'll Turn Her

“Here’s a trick that’s been around a long time, but you won’t see it too often. I’m not sure what you call this maneuver;”

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Sweet Talkin’s Over Part 1

“The cow business has a long history of profit and loss and this little story is a small example of this illusive pursuit.”

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Jake's Take

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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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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.”

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Joe Wolter Clinic

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

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