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A Valentine’s Giveaway for Horse Lovers

Horse people are funny. We don’t necessarily give a whit about “stuff.” Unless the stuff has to do with: our horses our horse dreams our horse goals our horse trips our horse accomplishments So Valentine’s Day might be just another day unless it offered something decidedly horsey to celebrate. Horses, after all, are our tried and true Valentines. So just […] Continue Reading

NCPG’s Moth lineup is here

The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is in full gear this week. The event, which draws performers and fans from around the world, will dominate the mining town of Elko, Nevada. Read more about it here. Aside from the spectacular array of day and night performances (I’m keen on seeing poet Paul Zarzyski, Joel Nelson, and Randy Rieman), the Moth Mainstage […] Continue Reading

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In interviews and surveys, we’ve learned that our horse-owning readers are smart, loyal, and expect a certain quality from any investment they make. With that in mind, we’re careful with our advertisers and make sure they reflect these high standards. When we find great advertising partners, we enjoy connecting them with our readership and we appreciate when they renew the […] Continue Reading

Twice is Nice for Baling Twine

Consider all our horses and the millions of hay bales we toss to them every year. Consider all that baling twine: Do you toss it? Do you burn it? Do you bury it? Until recently, there were no good answers to the twine waste problem. But the Four Corners Backcountry Horsemen club is starting to collect the twine for recycling. […] Continue Reading

Quick End for Beloved Belle

Since many of us count animals as companions and friends, and since many of us have dogs, please Dear Reader, allow me to remember Belle and recount how she died this week. Photo by Beau Gaughran You may recall her in another piece here. The Basset hound mutt with a yard-long body and short legs even made it into A […] Continue Reading

Making Friends With Horseless Neighbors

Horse owner Alan Shank kept horses on his downtown Mukilteo, Washington, property for 16 years and maintained positive relationships with nonhorsey neighbors. Photo: Alayne Blickle A friend recently asked for advice on how to make a good impression on non-horsey neighbors since she was getting two new sets of neighbors in one month–each living on 2.25-acre lots in their close […] Continue Reading

Horses that have previously got in good positions in Equestrian

Independence Bay “Indy” 2003 by Glacier Bay Indy and I competed today at the Dallas Dressage Club Schooling Show Championships at the Las Colinas Equestrian Center. I am proud to say that in our second show we took 5th place in Training Level Test 1 AA, 3rd place in Intro Test 1 AA, and after a tune up from my […] Continue Reading

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If you are looking for a new sport horse partner or a home for life for your old one, your search has just ended. We specialize in combining the size, conformation, movement and magnificance of proven Warmblood stallions with the elegance and endurance of the Arabian and select Thoroughbred mares. All Arab/Warmblood crosses are registered with both the Arabian Horse Association […] Continue Reading