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Arena Polo Excitement!

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

Lady Weirsdale

“The horses stood calmly while the grooms, in full livery; coats neatly pressed and boots polished, bustled about them seeing to every detail of their harnessing.”

Observations on the Hair Rope Mecate

“It’s been eighteen years since a friend gave me my first hair rope, it was a nice little sorrel and white mohair Mecate and at the time, I didn’t have a clue how to use it on my horse”

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Editor's Journal

Out From The Indoor

“Four months of dressage lessons over the winter season are now behind me; most of the riding has been indoors.”

Ground Work

“My lazy habits of the past are showing once again.”

June Feature Article Updates

“The Florida Carriage Museum and Resort has been sold and Road to the Horse, the world championship of colt starting goes global”

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Tales of Texas

Red Sky Take Warning

“Cowboys and Sailors have a lot in common. Sometimes when a storm is brewing, about all you can do is batten down the hatches and try to ride it out.”

Champ

“Some horses have to be in the lead all the time. They’re never satisfied being in the middle of the pack and at the back is plum out of the question.”

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.”

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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”

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…”

Kessler

“Well, I have a four year old colt that I got from my friend Clint Branger. He’s out of an AQHA registered ‘Kessler’ mare”

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