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TCAA 2011 Show Sneak Preview

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

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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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Knowing The Horseman Inside Yourself

“Old horses and old saddles are nice to have around; they’re easy to ride, generally don’t cost much to acquire and previous owners have kindly put the time into breaking them in.”

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Editor's Journal

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“Visitors to HMH may have noticed the banner photos that decorate our home page.”

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Here’s Why You Should Wear A Helmet

“Each year in the US, 70,000 people turn up in emergency rooms with injuries related to equestrian activities and of those 12,000 are head injuries.”

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Putting The Odds in Your Favor

“Riding into competition on a green horse generates its own unique pressures. Aside from the normal nerves, a host of anxieties often get tossed together during those last few minutes of warm-up.”

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Tales of Texas

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Takin' the Girls Home

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

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Eagles Hate to Bathe

“It was January 19, 1975, a cold front was in full force and the temperature was dropping fast but the wind was blowing even faster.”

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Branding at Wimberly Well

“Lots of different ways to restrain a bovine in order to get his physical adjustments made”

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Jake's Take

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Branding Camp 2010

“Well last week I was having the time of my life at a branding camp here in Montana for about six days.”

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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…”

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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.”

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