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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.”

Over Fifty and Still in the Saddle

“As an older lady I consider myself fortunate to still be in the saddle, even more so to still be riding colts.”

Ode to the Spur

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

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Editor's Journal

Anxious Rider? Relax, You’re Not Alone

“A recent survey of eventing riders found that none considered themselves overt ‘risk takers’, however, some did admit that they experience, extreme fear and anxiety during competitions.”

Displaying Trophy Buckles

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

Horses In London

“There is perhaps no other major city in the world that has as healthy a horse culture as London”

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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.”

Sweet Talkin’s Over Part 1

“The cow business has a long history of profit and loss and this little story is a small example of this illusive pursuit.”

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.”

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Jake's Take

Scrat's Mother

“We’ve started calving about full time here at the place.”

Leachman Sale

“The beginning of this April there was a very large scale dispersion sale of the Hairpin Cavvy belonging to Jim Leachman.”

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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