Create a Positive Presence
From the moment you enter the corral or pasture, youâ€™re sending your horse messages. Set the tone for a successful training session with clinician Tammy Pateâ€™s advice on catching your horse.
Frank Dominguez is most comfortable Out West. But come fall, the Great Basin buckaroo heads to Lexington, Kentucky, to start racehorses for one of the most prominent names in racing, Calumet Farm.
Ready To Work
Monte and Stoney Jones use cow work and performance- horse maneuvers to produce versatile ranch horses. Here, they outline the five skills every ranch horse must have, and tips to achieve them when starting your colt.
Develop A Strong Defense
Hereâ€™s how to give your horse the judgment and self-assurance he needs to keep cattle from crossing the line.
Last month, we discussed how working cattle is similar to a team sport, such as football. You and your horse are on one side of the scrimmage line, and the cow is on the other. The herd, or the â€śgoal,â€ť is behind you. Also like football, each team is either on offense or defense. The cowâ€™s movement and position with regard to the herd, gate or other â€śgoalâ€ť determines which role your horse must play.