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Features

The Amish and the Modern Horseman

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

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.”

When Ladies of a Certain Age Ride C...

“So one might ask why a woman of my age has only ridden young stock since she climbed back into the saddle again after so many years?”

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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.”

A State of Grace

“The big red mare had a pleasant attitude, this was greatly appreciated as in her current condition a lot of other horses may have been more difficult to handle.”

Polo’s Argentine Influence

“Argentina is a nation with a passionate horse culture that is an important component of their national identity.”

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Tales of Texas

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.”

Joyridin'

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

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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Jake's Take

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”

Joe Wolter Clinic

“Labor Day weekend was especially fun this year for a few people”

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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