Mozaun McKibben has made an art out of winning ranch horse championships. The Whitesboro, Texas, horseman has racked up several American Quarter Horse Association titles, including 2011 and 2013 Versatility Ranch Horse World Champion, and 2012 Ranch Pleasure World Champion. In addition, he has champion titles in Stock Horse of Texas and Ranch Horse Association of America competition. McKibben also adopts and trains Mustangs for the Mustang Heritage Foundation’s Extreme Mustang Makeover.
When transitioning your horse from a laid-back winter to a demanding work regimen, it’s important to evaluate body condition and adjust diet accordingly.
Canadian horseman Jonathan Field explains what causes a horse to rear, and shares how to safely correct the negative reaction.
For many horse owners in the West and Southwest, locoweed poisoning is a problem. With no viable antidote to reverse the neurological and systemic damage it wreaks, prevention through land management is key.
When evaluating a horse, Hawaiian horseman Lester Buckley focuses on its eyes and expression. By accurately reading a horse’s disposition through its eyes, riders can select the type of horse best suited for them.
Barrel horse trainer Dena Kirkpatrick says staying as centered as possible on a horse, whether loping circles or running a pattern, helps that horse perform to its optimum level.