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April 2020 Issue – Table of Contents

Western Horseman magazine April 2020 cover snippet

Western Horseman magazine April 2020 coverApril 2020

On The Cover

Mama’s Girl is an oil painting by Wyoming artist Ann Hanson. Read about Hanson and her artwork on page 44.

In This Issue

A MOVING TRADITION
Moving a herd of horses demands different horsemanship skills than what you need to move cattle. Horseman Curt Pate says the experience benefits rider, saddle horse and herd alike. By CHRISTINE HAMILTON, Page 62

GUT FEELING
Equine gastric ulcer syndrome affects the majority of horses. If you sense your horse is at risk, there are several ways to keep this common condition at bay. By JENNIFER DENISON, Page 68

RANCHING FOR THE PUBLIC
Ken and Deb Pigeon have shared a lifetime of wild backcountry and ranching experiences. It’s made them perfect for unique operations like the Calgary Stampede’s legendary OH Ranch in southern Alberta. By CHRISTINE HAMILTON, Page 76

EXPECTANT RIDE
Three expectant horsewomen share how they weighed the risks and rewards of riding while pregnant, and how they made their own personal decisions of what to do. By KATIE FRANK, Page 84

  RIDE WEST 

Ranch Horses Small stature aside, a bay pony named Tugboat is well on his way to becoming a seasoned ranch gelding. Page 12
Backcountry
If you’re venturing into remote areas on horseback, it’s wise to be savvy about several technological devices. Page 22
Causes One woman made horses a vehicle for Los Angeles youth to strive for better lives, and a new generation is carrying on her work. Page 32
Craftsmen Scott McCulloch builds saddles geared to fit working cowboys who share his appreciation of arena roping. Page 41
Products
Outfit your pony in tack and equipment designed for his small stature. Page 50

In Every Issue

Leading Off | Baxter Black  

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