Welcome to High Minded Horseman


2011 Road to the Horse

“Chris Cox captures his third Road to the Horse title and is named the first Legends of Colt Starting Champion.”

TCAA 2011 Show Sneak Preview

“I recently had the opportunity to Interview Canadian silversmith and current TCAA president Scott Hardy.”

When You're Not Riding a Horse

“Interesting things can happen as I found out the first time I climbed aboard a camel or stepped onto the back of an elephant.”

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Editor's Journal

The Things We Do

“In my travels I often come across interesting tidbits, artifacts and pieces of information.”

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.”

Santos "The Stallion"

“It actually wasn’t that much of a surprise this morning when I pulled into the barn (the scuderia as it’s known in these parts) for my weekly Dressage lesson with Derek Frank.”

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Tales of Texas

Takin' the Girls Home

“Takin’ the girls home in the fall after shipping time is the cowboy’s pride.”


“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.”

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

Scrat's Mother

“We’ve started calving about full time here at the place.”

Leachman Sale

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


“So, the new addition to my ever-growing herd of equines is ‘Eddie’.”

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