Welcome to High Minded Horseman


Ode to the Spur

“Spurs are the stuff of passionate debate as well as endearing admiration.”

Arena Polo Excitement!

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

Pat Parelli in Portugal

“It wasn’t the usual packed house that Pat Parelli is accustomed to. The small crowd attending the 3rd International Dressage Forum in Portugal numbered just over one hundred.”

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Editor's Journal

Parelli Tournament Switzerland

“Attending the Parelli Tournament here in Switzerland was a unique experience on lots of levels. A group of us from our local barn traveled north together by train- that was fun!”

TCAA 2010 Show Sneak Preview

“Since 1998, the last weekend in September has been setting the world of western craftsmanship on fire; igniting the imaginations of collectors, cowboys and the public at large.”

Fish out of Water

“If we’re lucky, something in our environment changes and we find ourselves outside of our comfort zone.”

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Tales of Texas

When Bull Headed Meets Burro Stubborn

“Feed buckets have gentled as many animals as any tool that man has come up with.”

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.”

Sweet Talkin's Over Part 2

“Looking for my run away cow, where did she go? I left the house expecting to run into the black motley-faced cow not too far from where I last saw her.”

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Jake's Take

Vaquero Horsemanship Part 2

“For those of you who didn’t catch my last post, I discussed the history of vaquero horsemanship as much as I know it.”

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…”

Colts in the Spring

“I’d like to talk about the colts Dad and I are riding right now. At the moment we have four”

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