Save Your Horse a Stomachache: 4 Easy Ways to Prevent Ulcers
Veterinarian John Marcotte used to think ulcers were primarily a problem with racehorses. But after performing hundreds of endoscopies in the past several years, Marcotte has come to realize that ulcers are “kind of a problem across the board with youngsters in training.”
I'm Here for the Horse
He's called a master horseman, and his followers come in droves to hear him share the wisdom it's taken a lifetime to put into words. His message is direct and his style can intimidate, but he makes one thing crystal clear: He cares about your horse and wants you to do the same.
Ray Hunt, 1929-2009
Western Horseman of the Year 2004—Ray Hunt
RAY HUNT learned to transcend traditional ideas of working with horses. He wasn't the first to do this, but he's the man responsible for spreading the gospel of modern training and horsemanship techniques literally around the world. Ray Hunt is the source of the modern genre of horse clinicians.
Chris Littlefield’s ranching background taught him the value of training an all-around athlete. He says exposing young horses to a variety of environments and giving them different jobs is the best way to prepare them for the show ring, whether they’re aimed for roping, cutting or reined cow horse competition.
Several years ago, seven-time world champion all-around cowboy Ty Murray showed my husband Curt and I how to make a simple breakaway knot in a ranch rope. It’s a useful knot to know for practicing in the pasture or corral.