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As Promised, April 2021 Western Horseman

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As Promised content for the April 2021 Western Horseman

Horsemanship: Ben Baldus shares tips for building a successful game plan at a horse show. Check it out here. Culture:Watch Montana siblings and musical prodigies Brigid and Johnny Reedy perform youthful renditions of some of their favorite old-time songs. Check it out here. Horsemanship: Patty Ralls discusses her decision to have all women sponsors as ... Read more

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April 2021 Western Horseman – Table of Contents

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April 2021 Western Horseman cover snippet

April 2021 On The Cover When Rocks and Thorns Make Good Riders, a 42-by-32-inch oil by Mike Capron. Read more about the cowboy and artist on page 64. In This Issue VESTED IN THE WEST The wild southern Montana range has sustained horses, cattle and four generations of the Scott family who—through thick and thin—keep ... Read more

Western Art

2021 Youth Art Contest Guidelines

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Western Horseman and Cowboy Artists of America invite you to enter your best drawing or painting in our 2021 youth art contest. All artwork must depict Western horses as the subject. One champion and reserve champion are selected in each of three age divisions: 8 and under; 9 to 13; and 14 to 18. One ... Read more

Culture

Brigid and Johnny Reedy Sing with Sibling Harmony

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Brigid and Johnny Reedy sing cowboy songs

Montana musical prodigies Brigid and Johnny Reedy collaborate on fresh twists to traditional cowboy songs. Sitting on the front porch of a log ranch lodge in Montana, siblings Brigid and Johnny Reedy pick up their instruments and experiment with a new musical collaboration. Brigid tucks a fiddle under her chin and smoothly glides a horsehair ... Read more

HorsemanshipHow-To

Horse Show Ready

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Horse Show Ready

Ben Baldus offers three tips for getting ready to compete at a horse show. Ben Baldus constantly thinks ahead and considers the best ways to prepare his show horses for the task at hand, whether working at home or getting ready at a horse show. At a show, a number of distractions, surprises and pressure ... Read more

Horsemanship

Raising Up Women Entrepreneurs

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Patty Ralls supports women-owned companies

While stepping up her horsemanship for the World’s Greatest Horsewoman competition, Patty Ralls shined a spotlight on women-owned businesses. Patty Ralls and 16-year-old stallion Solano Cat made quite a splash at the Art of the Cowgirl’s World’s Greatest Horsewoman competition in Queen Creek, Arizona, earlier this year when they rode away with the win. Typically ... Read more