Four Sixes Ranch breeding
In the May 2010 issue, Western Horseman ranked the Four Sixes as the top ranch horse program. Horse program manager Glen Blodgett, DVM, explains his breeding approach.
Ask Our Expert - Joe Wolter
Horseman Joe Wolter runs a variety of clinics across the country and from his ranch in Aspermont, Texas, covering topics such as colt starting, cow work, horsemanship, ranch roping and ranch versatility. In “Hill Drills,” an article that ran in the April 2010 issue of Western Horseman, Joe shared a unique warm-up technique that doubles as a great training tool.
Quick thinking and these six splinting techniques can increase the chances of your horse recovering from one of a horse owner’s worst nightmares: a broken leg.
10 Tips for a Successful Spring Ride
Avid Trail Riders look forward to spring, and relaxing forays into nature that come with the season. But all too often, improper preparation for the first ride results in injured horses or riders. Here, Backcountry Basics author Mike Kinsey, a South Carolina horseman who'e well-versed in riding the rugged outdoors, shares 10 hints to help riders and their four-legged friends ease into a successful and safe trail-riding season.
Ask Our Expert - Mike Kinsey
Trail expert and backcountry extraordinaire Mike Kinsey runs his Start ’em Right horse training program from his facility in Belton, South Carolina. Kinsey conducts a variety of clinics throughout the country, and authored the Western Horseman book Backcountry Basics, with Senior Editor Jennifer Denison. Learn more about Mike at startemright.com.