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HMH is One Year Old!

“The month of May has been anniversary month here at High Minded Horseman. To celebrate in style we hosted lavish parties in exotic locations popped a bottle of Prosecco out back on the patio.”

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.”

The Amish and the Modern Horseman

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

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Editor's Journal

Concord Stage Coach

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

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.”

How do You Feel to your Horse?

“An experience in Portugal last year permanently altered my concept of feel. Instead of always looking at feel from the direction of how the horse feels to me…”

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Tales of Texas

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.”

A Six-Pack Says He'll Turn Her

“Here’s a trick that’s been around a long time, but you won’t see it too often. I’m not sure what you call this maneuver;”

Sweet Talkin’s Over Part 1

“The cow business has a long history of profit and loss and this little story is a small example of this illusive pursuit.”

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Jake's Take

Vaquero Horsemanship Part 3

“For the last few weeks I’ve described the history and gear of the vaquero in my own words and from my own experiences.”

Vaquero Horsemanship Part 2

“For those of you who didn’t catch my last post, I discussed the history of vaquero horsemanship as much as I know it.”

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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