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Arena Polo Excitement!

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

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Meet 'The Maestro' Philippe Karl

“Searching for a small riding faculty in Baden, Switzerland, we find the barn tucked away inside an industrial complex. A person would never guess there were horses here…”

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Lady Weirsdale

“The horses stood calmly while the grooms, in full livery; coats neatly pressed and boots polished, bustled about them seeing to every detail of their harnessing.”

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Editor's Journal

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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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Buck Brannaman Film to be Released

“It’s been a long time coming but finally, a major film documentary about trainer/clinician Buck Brannaman will showcase horsemanship through feel on the big screen.”

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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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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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My Friend Uncle Arb

“Uncle Arb was my friend. He was born in Texas, raised in Arizona, then moved back to Texas and that is when we became friends and neighbors.”

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Who’s Herding Who?

“Well, who’s herding who is the way it usually starts out gathering bulls in heavy brush. Bulls come in a wide variety of disposition so you have to be ready”

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Jake's Take

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Scrat's Mother

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

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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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Vaquero Horsemanship Part 3

“For the last few weeks I’ve described the history and gear of the vaquero in my own words and from my own experiences.”

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