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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.”

The Amish and the Modern Horseman

“For modern horseman, however, it’s nearly impossible to relate to the mindset of the Amish.”

Arena Polo Excitement!

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

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Editor's Journal

Fish out of Water

“If we’re lucky, something in our environment changes and we find ourselves outside of our comfort zone.”

Rare Breed Encounter; Suffolk Punch

“Just as the name suggests, this horse really packs a lot of power.”

Fast Food Horsemanship

“If you’re anything like me, you’re always on the go. Like an old fashioned record player that has the speed set too high for the song, our lives seem to be running at an ever faster pace.”

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Tales of Texas

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.”

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.”

Joyridin'

“Some people enjoy ridin’ when the conditions are in their favor, other fellers enjoy ridin’ no matter what the conditions.”

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Jake's Take

Kessler

“Well, I have a four year old colt that I got from my friend Clint Branger. He’s out of an AQHA registered ‘Kessler’ mare”

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…”

Scrat's Mother

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

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