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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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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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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

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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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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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Introduce the Hackamore to Your Horse

“The traditional hackamore, known in classical terms as the Jaquima is a versatile tool that can be applied to any discipline and any breed of horse.”

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Tales of Texas

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James Kenney and The Cowboy Way

“Making a cowboy is kinda like making a cake. There are a lot of different ingredients that go into creating both of these little delicacies.”

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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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Sweet Talkin’s Over Part 3

“As I returned to camp, I thought of all the different things that had happened during the past year. There was a long list of circumstances…”

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Jake's Take

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Eddie

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

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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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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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