Welcome to High Minded Horseman

Features

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.”

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.”

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

Fish out of Water

“If we’re lucky, something in our environment changes and we find ourselves outside of our comfort zone.”

The Things We Do

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

2010 Round-Up and Favorite Photos

“One year ago, New Years Day 2010, I was hard at work creating the design, concept and content that would become HMH.”

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Tales of Texas

Takin' the Girls Home

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

Who’s Herding Who?

“Well, who’s herding who is the way it usually starts out gathering bulls in heavy brush. Bulls come in a wide variety of disposition so you have to be ready”

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

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.”

Branding Camp 2010

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

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.”

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