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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 Ladies of a Certain Age Ride C...

“I’m heading up to take a ‘test ride’ on my three-year-old quarter horse filly”

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Thinking Dressage with Kyra Kyrklund

“Kyra Kyrklund is a fixture in the world of Grand Prix dressage and for over twenty years she’s been consistently ranked amongst the world’s top dressage riders.”

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Editor's Journal

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First Look at War Horse Movie Trailer

“I had the opportunity to see the play in London which was brilliant. The life-sized horse puppets were beautiful works of art.”

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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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How do You Feel to your Horse?

“An experience in Portugal last year permanently altered my concept of feel. Instead of always looking at feel from the direction of how the horse feels to me…”

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Tales of Texas

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When Bull Headed Meets Burro Stubborn

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

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Champ

“Some horses have to be in the lead all the time. They’re never satisfied being in the middle of the pack and at the back is plum out of the question.”

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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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Joe Wolter Clinic

“Labor Day weekend was especially fun this year for a few people”

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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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Vaquero Horsemanship Part 1

“I would like to explain the way my dad and I start and train all of our horses on the Wald Ranch”

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