Tag Archives: Horses

Wanted: Students to ride horses while reading the Great Books

 “Being given dominion over an irrational animal gives you a unique way to experience creation,” says Sheehan. When it comes to ways of leaving this life, I’m with Kenny Rogers and his lyric in “The Gambler.” “The best that you … Continue reading

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Wild horses: Are they being managed to extinction?

Please carefully research and consider what organizations you are supporting and what they are doing with your donation dollars. The very survival of our precious wild horses depends upon your love and good judgment. I think I’m gonna cry (Sarcasm … Continue reading

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The Hard Truth About the West’s Wild Horse Problem

The federal government’s Wild Horse and Burro Program is broken, leaving thousands of animals to starve. One of the toughest old geezers I have ever known was an old “Mustanger” that hung out at the same Jackpot Bull Riding Arena … Continue reading

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Awesome Pete

I received this from my cyber friend, Montana Rancher and award winning novelist, John L Moore. It immediately impressed me as being something of interest to some of you guys. As John put it, it is a “sad and ironic … Continue reading

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West Milford resident tells horse’s inspiring story in ‘His Name is Midnight’

I too have a horsed called Midnight. He has very similar coloring and conformation to the Midnight in this film. I checked out the pedigree with John L. Moore (on Midnight’s cousin in the picture just below) and found no … Continue reading

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Equine Internal Combustion

 Your horse is very adept at keeping himself warm; in fact, it’s easier for him to warm up than cool down. He has more than one way to keep warm, but essentially, he is his own furnace. And with furnaces, … Continue reading

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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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Beef Roundtable: Winter horse care and management

 by Burt Rutherford via Beef For many beef producers, horses are an essential part of their daily life. That’s not surprising—after all, cattle producers are in the cattle business because they’re animal people and horses are not just a traditional … 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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