Category Archives: Horse Training

The Journey to the Super Bowl

Amazing! Simply amazing! Reminds me of an episode during my mis-spent youth–wrangling dudes one summer in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The boss came into a “spoiled” pack horse (with Clydesdale breeding) and I was assigned to ride her out until she … Continue reading

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She Wasn’t a Horse, She was a Marine

 via NorthernAg.net Reckless, a small chestnut mare barely 900 pounds, was purchased by the 77mm Recoilless Rifle Platoon of the 5th Marine Regiment for the purpose of carrying ammunition in tough mountainous terrain during the Korean War. She was named … Continue reading

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Hackamore Hints

By richardbeal Properly fit a bosal on your horse’s nose with this video tip from Richard Caldwell. Unfortunately Richard is no longer with us but he was one of the very best Vaquero style cowboys. https://www.youtube.com/embed/0j4TE4FzqR0“>       FOLLOW FLYOVER … Continue reading

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How to Stay on when your horse Freaks out!

By richardbeal https://www.youtube.com/embed/orrf8RXsqCY“>       A Handbook for Ranch Managers.  In keeping with the “holistic” idea that the land, the livestock, the people and the money should be viewed as a single integrated whole: Part I deals with the management of the natural … Continue reading

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Weaning Ways

Most of the ranches I have ever been on had more horses than they needed to get the work done. It is a cultural thing. — jtl Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt/The Horse Here’s how to help your weanling transition to … Continue reading

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Weaning Ways

By Connie Lechleitner via TheHorse Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt/The Horse Here’s how to help your weanling transition to adulthood as smoothly as possible Weaning can be an exciting time for you to introduce your young horse to new things without … Continue reading

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Shoulder Control: Three exercises to help improve your horse’s maneuverability.

By AQHA Professional Horseman Ken McNabb via America’s Horse Daily AQHA Professional Horseman Ken McNabb talks to the owner of a young horse during a clinic. Journal photo  Lateral control gives me the ability to put my horse’s body where … Continue reading

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Helping a “spooky” horse gain confidence

       Environmental & Natural Resource Economics: The Austrian View edited by Dr Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume Is now available in both PAPERBACK and Kindle Murray N. Rothbard was the father of what some call Radical Libertarianism or Anarcho-Capitalism which Hans-Hermann Hoppe … Continue reading

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The “Cow Horse”

This is a fun game but has very little to do with really “good” cow horses. — jtl        Environmental & Natural Resource Economics: The Austrian View edited by Dr Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume Is now available in both PAPERBACK and … Continue reading

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Signs That Your Saddle Doesn’t Fit Your Horse

 By Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor If a horse’s performance deteriorates and he become sour with no other clinical signs of a lameness or other issue, he might be reacting to a poorly fitting saddle. A horse that goes … Continue reading

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