Articles tagged with Colts

The Florida Carriage Museum and Resort has been sold and Road to the Horse, the world championship of colt starting goes global…More

The beginning of this April there was a very large scale dispersion sale of the Hairpin Cavvy belonging to Jim Leachman. It consisted of roughly 800 horses: brood mares, herd studs, fillies, young studs and whatever yearlings and babies hadn’t been weaned…More

I’d like to talk about the colts Dad and I are riding right now. At the moment we have four; Jr. (Cause he looks just like his dad), Tiempo, Sleepy (after the dwarf), and Choc, all two-year-olds and the first batch by our young stud Stylish Tip. Jr. is a sorrel with one white spot in the middle of his back…More

Chris Cox captures his third Road to the Horse title and is named the first Legends of Colt Starting Champion. It was without a doubt the most electrifying event in the eight-year history of Road to the Horse; The World Championship of Colt Starting…More

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 and mellowing them out…More

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; when you don’t have a whole lot to do on the place. The calves have been shipped and the cows are turned out. Well we are now past that time and our cows got brought home a little early this year…More

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? I ask myself that question and my answer is always that it’s the joy of the change, the personal challenge, the consistent improvement with each new two-year-old prospect I take on…More

The sheer fact that a clinician has hung out their shingle in the realm of professional horsemanship leads folks to believe the shingle hanger is an experienced, expert horseman. Sadly, this is not always the case. Some clinicians are better showman than horseman, others are neither expert horseman…More

I’m a mid-level kind of rider. After being fortunate to have had a horse when I was a teenager, I didn’t ride again until I was in my early forties. Now as I near 51, I’m heading up to take a “test ride” on my three-year-old quarter horse filly, JR’s Blonde D. In Florida, we’re lucky to have as a resource, the dynamic duo of Tom & Trina Curtin…More