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Out West

I was loping up a beautiful high mountain valley on my sturdy Quarter Horse, Scarlet Mark, with a swiftly running river off to my right and majestic snowcapped mountains surrounding me on three sides.

From California's Spanish-influenced Visalia to Arizona's practical Porter, Don King melded regional saddlemaking traditions with his own meticulous flair. In the process, he carved an innovative style and a rich saddle-making legacy.

 

In North America, Peruvian Pasos aren’t usually thought of as stock horses, but the Twin Creeks Ranch remuda proves the versatile, gaited horses are well-suited for ranch work.

Down in Argentina, Senor Julio Falabella, who has continued the careful line-breeding program begun by his great-grandfather more than 200 years ago, might be called the father of the Falabella Miniature Horses.