Horse events and rodeos are in the spotlight at livestock shows across the United States.
Clint Mortenson took a roundabout route to get to where he is, but the journey helped the silversmith and saddlemaker focus on the things that really matter.
More than simply a matter of dropping the lead rope and expecting a horse to stand still, horsesman Chris Cox says that ground-tying is the culmination of a solid ground-work program that teaches a horse respect.
She took a decade-long detour from the ranching lifestyle, but Heather Stiles’s heart was with horses. When she followed her heart, she found her home.
Reins are one of the strongest lines of communication with a horse and directly affect performance, yet rein-handling mistakes are common. Horseman and clinician Tom Curtin explain how to become a more effective rider by using reins correctly.
In this excerpt from Ride Smarter, a book published by Western Horseman, Craig Cameron explains the importance of creating what he calls a brave horse.
The horse best known as ‘Gunner’ changed the face of reining, quite literally, and earned legions of fans for his talent, personality and distinctive looks.