Be a Better Horseman-Chris Cox
Ask Our Expert - Jon Ensign 2010
Belgrade, Montana, horseman Jon Ensign conducts clinics throughout North America, drawing upon the influences of mentors that include Ray Hunt, Martin Black and Buck Brannaman. In the August 2010 Western Horseman feature “The Mañana Principle,” Ensign explained the importance of properly structuring a riding session to avoid “overdrilling.” Here, he answers four reader questions about horse purchases, riding safety and tack.
Speaking of Horses
For the younger horseman, Speaking of Horses offers a fun alternative to merely reading about horses—it offers activities. Written by Chris Cook Korben and illustrated by Elizabeth Robinson, this book offers interactive learning for horse lovers.
Shootout at Battle in the Saddle
The World’s Greatest Horseman is a grueling endurance test of horse and rider. Four events—herd work, reined work, steer stopping and cow work—bring out the most versatile competitors.
Summer Read for Young Horsemen
Looking for a book to keep your interest this summer? Sonoma King: Drinker of the Wind by Gretchen Jones and Suzanne Graves is right up every young horseman’s alley.