Specialized equine athletes— from broncs to barrel racing horses—win accolades in rodeo for their speed, timing and skills in the specific events for which they are trained. However, there are equally athletic and highly skilled horses, their names and stories rarely known, that are often unnoticed and underappreciated.
If your trail horse’s attention is on the place or buddy he’s leaving behind, use his nervous energy to teach him that being with his rider is the best place to be.
Introducing a child to horses involves much more than helping them into the saddle. Trainer and coach Jackie Krshka says the best approach starts on the ground and includes valuable lessons about a horse’s nature.
Rodeo champ turned holistic horseman Larry Mahan says horses are like books— the outside can be anything from beautiful…
Competing in the Extreme Cowboy Association is an opportunity to take your reiner, cutter or rope horse out of its comfort zone and into a challenging, fun trail course.