Ask Our Expert - Kerry Kuhn
Kerry Kuhn’s practical horsemanship program, based at the JJ Ranch near Coats, Kansas, provides skills to improve a horse and rider’s connection through performance. Kuhn has appeared on RFD-TV’s Best of America by Horseback, and presents clinics and demonstrations at horse expos nationwide. The Kansas horseman appears in September’s Western Horseman in “Transform Your Transitions” on page 66.
Using herd mentality and a bit of reverse psychology, trainer Joe Wolter teaches his horses to keep their focus and their bodies moving straight ahead.
Ask Our Expert - Don Murphy
Don Murphy has trained and shown reining and cow horses since the early 1960s. A few of his winning mounts include Sparking Train, RS Lily Starlight and Bald N Shiney. He lives in Marietta, Oklahoma, and continues to train and travel the country sharing his knowledge with young trainers at clinics and shows.
Comrade Cowboy, in Pictures
Parts 1 and 2 of the three-part feature, “Comrade Cowboy,” appeared in the July and August issues of Western Horseman. The story chronicles how a Montana rancher is working to establish a large-scale, Western cattle operation in Russia. Darrell Stevenson sent more than 1,400 cows to the former communist nation last January. Relying on a crew of American cowboys and a string of seasoned ranch geldings, Stevenson contends with a multitude of challenges in starting his Russian ranch.
5 Horse Trailer Buying Tips
Used trailer sales are booming in tough economic times. Here, top trailer professionals offer 5 tips to maximize your used trailer buying skills.