Category Archives: Horses

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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Cloud’s Legacy, The Wild Stallion Returns

This is interesting and some very good photography. Just don’t let Ginger’s projection of human traits onto horses make you puke. Hey, horses are “prey” animals and, like all such animals, they run in herds — a behavioral characteristic that … Continue reading

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What We’re Learning About Senior Horses

Improved equine preventative care techniques, and a better understanding of conditions in older horses, have led to significant expansion of this golden-age demographic. I’m betting that there are more than a few of you who have an old timer that … 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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Rescuers Cope With Influx of Horses Displaced by Wildfires

This is what is known as a “double dose of government horse shit.” — jtl   By Pat Raia via The Horse As of Sept. 16, the Butte Fire had claimed 71,780 acres while the Valley Fire had destroyed 70,000 … 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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Feds Under Fire in Arizona for Plan to Round Up Wild Horses

Conservationists in Arizona are ramping up efforts to stop the federal government from rounding up herds of wild horses in a local forest — a move opponents say puts the animals’ lives in jeopardy….Forest Service says the animals are a … 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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