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Zenyatta; A Mare’s Heart to Win

“Zenyatta is one of the great mares in racing history. Her owners, Jerry and Ann Moss, planned to retire the six-year-old after the 2010 Breeder’s Cup Classic in Louisville, Kentucky on November 7th.”

TCAA 2011 Show Sneak Preview

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

Are Clinicians Great Horseman?

“The sheer fact that a clinician has hung out their shingle in the realm of professional horsemanship leads folks to believe he is an experienced, expert horseman.”

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Editor's Journal

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.”

Ground Work

“My lazy habits of the past are showing once again.”

Putting The Odds in Your Favor

“Riding into competition on a green horse generates its own unique pressures. Aside from the normal nerves, a host of anxieties often get tossed together during those last few minutes of warm-up.”

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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.”

When Bull Headed Meets Burro Stubborn

“Feed buckets have gentled as many animals as any tool that man has come up with.”

Hey Bull!

“Gathering remnant with a crew of dogs has always been a favorite chore of mine.”

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Jake's Take

Vaquero Horsemanship Part 1

“I would like to explain the way my dad and I start and train all of our horses on the Wald Ranch”

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…”

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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