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2011 Road to the Horse

“Chris Cox captures his third Road to the Horse title and is named the first Legends of Colt Starting Champion.”

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In The Land of the Lusitano

“The Iberian peninsula, a well traveled crossroad that’s been a stage of human cultural theatre for a thousand centuries.”

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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

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Introduce the Hackamore to Your Horse

“The traditional hackamore, known in classical terms as the Jaquima is a versatile tool that can be applied to any discipline and any breed of horse.”

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Santos "The Stallion"

“It actually wasn’t that much of a surprise this morning when I pulled into the barn (the scuderia as it’s known in these parts) for my weekly Dressage lesson with Derek Frank.”

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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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Joyridin'

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

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Hey Bull!

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

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Sweet Talkin’s Over Part 1

“The cow business has a long history of profit and loss and this little story is a small example of this illusive pursuit.”

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Jake's Take

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Kessler

“Well, I have a four year old colt that I got from my friend Clint Branger. He’s out of an AQHA registered ‘Kessler’ mare”

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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”

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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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