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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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Observations on the Hair Rope Mecate

“It’s been eighteen years since a friend gave me my first hair rope, it was a nice little sorrel and white mohair Mecate and at the time, I didn’t have a clue how to use it on my horse”

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Editor's Journal

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“Visitors to HMH may have noticed the banner photos that decorate our home page.”

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Concord Stage Coach

“An icon of the American West, the heyday of the Stage Coach lasted from the mid nineteenth century to around 1900.”

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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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Tales of Texas

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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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He Should Have Called In Sick

“Some cowboys try to cover all the bases at once. They’re trying to punch cows and get rich at the same time.”

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Keep Your Eyes on Flaxy

“Keep Your Eyes on Flaxy…That is what I was telling myself while this little episode was unfolding. It’s Spring and Flaxy has had the winter off.”

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Jake's Take

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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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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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Branding Camp 2010

“Well last week I was having the time of my life at a branding camp here in Montana for about six days.”

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