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2011 Road to the Horse

“Chris Cox captures his third Road to the Horse title and is named the first Legends of Colt Starting Champion.”

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.”

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.”

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Editor's Journal

June Feature Article Updates

“The Florida Carriage Museum and Resort has been sold and Road to the Horse, the world championship of colt starting goes global”

Santos "The Stallion"

“It actually wasn’t that much of a surprise this morning when I pulled into the barn (the scuderia as it’s known in these parts) for my weekly Dressage lesson with Derek Frank.”

Ground Work

“My lazy habits of the past are showing once again.”

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Tales of Texas

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.”

Mr. Sharp Horn

“We were gathering bulls to sell to a rodeo contractor and had about reached our time limit for the delivery date.”

James Kenney and The Cowboy Way

“Making a cowboy is kinda like making a cake. There are a lot of different ingredients that go into creating both of these little delicacies.”

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Jake's Take


“So, the new addition to my ever-growing herd of equines is ‘Eddie’.”

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…”

Leachman Sale

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

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