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When You're Not Riding a Horse

“Interesting things can happen as I found out the first time I climbed aboard a camel or stepped onto the back of an elephant.”

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TCAA 2011 Show Sneak Preview

“I recently had the opportunity to Interview Canadian silversmith and current TCAA president Scott Hardy.”

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Zenyatta; A Mare’s Heart to Win

“Zenyatta is one of the great mares in racing history. Her owners, Jerry and Ann Moss, planned to retire the six-year-old after the 2010 Breeder’s Cup Classic in Louisville, Kentucky on November 7th.”

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Editor's Journal

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Displaying Trophy Buckles

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

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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.”

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Speed Five

“Trotting, lots and lots of trotting- this appears to be the foundation of traditional dressage.”

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Tales of Texas

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Ropes, Ropers and Rope Horses

“Ropes are a tool, just like a gun, or a feed sack, all of which require discretion.”

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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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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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Jake's Take

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Learning the Ropes

“Ok, just to say this before I start, I am no expert on this subject! This time, I’m gonna talk about the different kinds of ropes that I know about.”

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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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Joe Wolter Clinic

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

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