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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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Zenyatta; A Mare’s Heart to Win

“Zenyatta is one of the great mares in racing history. Her owners, Jerry and Ann Moss, planned to retire the six-year-old after the 2010 Breeder’s Cup Classic in Louisville, Kentucky on November 7th.”

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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

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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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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.”

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Displaying Trophy Buckles

“There are many creative ways to display trophy buckles other than wearing them.”

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Tales of Texas

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Pretty Forked Kid

“I’ve heard it said that a cowboy is born and not made. I’m not sure what that means.”

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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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The Two Event Man

“This cowboy has chosen to enter the wild cow roping contest but his horse has entered the bucking horse event.”

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Jake's Take

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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 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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Weaning Colts and Winter Work

“There’s a small period of time in-between the fall works and the middle of winter when you’re feeding cows twenty-four-seven”

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