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Over Fifty and Still in the Saddle

“As an older lady I consider myself fortunate to still be in the saddle, even more so to still be riding colts.”

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Arena Polo Excitement!

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

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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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Editor's Journal

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Parelli Tournament Switzerland

“Attending the Parelli Tournament here in Switzerland was a unique experience on lots of levels. A group of us from our local barn traveled north together by train- that was fun!”

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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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Buck Brannaman Film to be Released

“It’s been a long time coming but finally, a major film documentary about trainer/clinician Buck Brannaman will showcase horsemanship through feel on the big screen.”

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Tales of Texas

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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;”

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Makin’ Tracks

“Any excuse will do to get a cowboy to saddle up and go somewhere…”

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Listo

“In my book horses rate right behind ladies and dogs on the man chart. They have a lot in common with these other divinely created creatures.”

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Jake's Take

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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.”

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Scrat's Mother

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

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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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