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RAISING THE A BAR (page 62)

While many ranches downsize or disperse, the Armitage family has developed a dynamic cattle business and horse-breeding program that continues to improve and expand.

BY JENNIFER DENISON

CLONE CASE (page 72)

Last year, a cloning expert and a horse rancher filed a lawsuit against the American Quarter Horse Association over a rule that prohibits the registration of clones. The jury ruled in their favor, forcing AQHA to open its registry. Now, the breed association's appeal goes before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals this month.

BY RYAN T. BELL

THE DONKEY WAY (page 84)

When it comes to manual labor, donkeys can ease the strain of halter-breaking for both foals and people, and set the stage for future training.

BY SUSAN MORRISON

WORK TO PLAY (page 90)

Cowboys and cowgirls work hard so they can go to town when the job is done. The latest Western apparel for fall takes them from morning to night with ease.

BY WESTERN HORSEMAN STAFF