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Knowing The Horseman Inside Yourself

“Old horses and old saddles are nice to have around; they’re easy to ride, generally don’t cost much to acquire and previous owners have kindly put the time into breaking them in.”

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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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TCAA 2010 "A Saddle Story"

“Discriminating cowboys have always had a flare for blending function and art. They need a saddle that is serviceable but they want it to make a statement that tells a story as well”

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Editor's Journal

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The Things We Do

“In my travels I often come across interesting tidbits, artifacts and pieces of information.”

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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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First Look at War Horse Movie Trailer

“I had the opportunity to see the play in London which was brilliant. The life-sized horse puppets were beautiful works of art.”

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Tales of Texas

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Loose Latigo

“A loose latigo can turn a rather simple ride into an extreme event.”

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Takin' the Girls Home

“Takin’ the girls home in the fall after shipping time is the cowboy’s pride.”

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Sweet Talkin's Over Part 2

“Looking for my run away cow, where did she go? I left the house expecting to run into the black motley-faced cow not too far from where I last saw her.”

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Jake's Take

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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”

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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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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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