Welcome to High Minded Horseman


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.”

TCAA 2011 Show Sneak Preview

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

Five Days at Swingletree

“Jessica, a flea-bit grey Connemara pony, is up in her bridle; moving at a nice brisk trot.”

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Editor's Journal

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…”

TCAA 2010 Show Sneak Preview

“Since 1998, the last weekend in September has been setting the world of western craftsmanship on fire; igniting the imaginations of collectors, cowboys and the public at large.”

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

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.”

Mr. Sharp Horn

“We were gathering bulls to sell to a rodeo contractor and had about reached our time limit for the delivery date.”

Loose Latigo

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

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Jake's Take

Branding CampĀ 2010

“Well last week I was having the time of my life at a branding camp here in Montana for about six days.”

Scrat's Mother

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


“So, the new addition to my ever-growing herd of equines is ‘Eddie’.”

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