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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.”

In The Land of the Lusitano

“The Iberian peninsula, a well traveled crossroad that’s been a stage of human cultural theatre for a thousand centuries.”

AJ Mangum Unbridled

“One of the best known editors in equine publishing, AJ Mangum opens up about life beyond Western Horseman”

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Editor's Journal

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”

Fast Food Horsemanship

“If you’re anything like me, you’re always on the go. Like an old fashioned record player that has the speed set too high for the song, our lives seem to be running at an ever faster pace.”

Speed Five

“Trotting, lots and lots of trotting- this appears to be the foundation of traditional dressage.”

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Tales of Texas

Loose Latigo

“A loose latigo can turn a rather simple ride into an extreme event.”

Takin' the Girls Home

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

Joyridin'

“Some people enjoy ridin’ when the conditions are in their favor, other fellers enjoy ridin’ no matter what the conditions.”

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Jake's Take

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…”

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.”

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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