Understanding the health benefits of the child-horse relationship can influence how kids are raised today.
This Texas trainer is making a name for herself, with dedication, a competitive nature and faith leading the way.
This Arizona rancher is undeterred by long hours, border unrest, or the difficulty of running cattle in a harsh desert environment.
The gates of clinician Clinton Anderson’s ranch in Stephenville, Texas—adorned with the kangaroo that signifies the Australian native’s business, Downunder Horsemanship—are not usually open to the public. In the past, only clinic participants and other invited guests have gained entrance. But September 5–7, Anderson offered a clinic and invited spectators to join in. As the 22 riders in the clinic learned how to improve their ground work and riding skills, 247 spectators set up their lawn chairs and surrounded the arena so they could also pick up tips to improve their horsemanship.
I’ve been around a lot of horned cattle in my life, and some are sharper than others. They’ve inflicted their damage on me many times. They’ve gouged, poked and bruised me all over, and I’ll tell you this: It’s time for me to get even!
While respecting tradition, Austin Brown III and his family have altered their South Texas cattle operation to preserve a multi-generational livelihood.