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Featured in the February 2005 issue of WH, Monte Foreman was among the most influential horseman of his time. He was also a frequent contributor to the magazine. Reprinted from the May 1950 issue of Western Horseman.

When President Bush addressed the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association convention in Denver last February, the NCBA presented him with a custom-made, 100-percent pure beaver cowboy hat. In the course of his remarks to the association, the President pulled the hat out from behind the podium and put it on his head. The crowd cheered and the scene made national news.

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.