Preparation is key when it comes to successfully starting a colt. In this article, California clinician Richard Winters, winner of the 2008 Road to the Horse colt-starting challenge, explains how to direct your colt to his full potential without pushing him over the edge.
Johnson Ranches Win Texas Ranch Round Up
Johnson Ranches claimed its first championship at the Texas Ranch Roundup, held August 14–15 in Wichita Falls, Texas. The 29th annual ranch rodeo and Western celebration features 10 of the most renown ranches in the Lone Star state, including the JA, Pitchfork, R.A. Brown, Spade, Tongue River and Waggoner.
There is a recurring condition in the life of the cowboy when bravado, belligerence and bent judgment overcomes the normal human self-protective instinct.
Cowboy Cooking Recipes
This past spring, Western Horseman held a cowboy cooking recipe contest. The grand-prize winner, Bob Heavirland, of North Branch, Minnesota, received a prize package that included tickets to the Western Heritage Classic in Abilene, Texas, an autographed cookbook and spice mix from Tom Perini, and an assortment of Western Horseman products.
Eight Known Genetic Diseases
There are many genetic equine diseases currently being studied. This chart details the symptoms of each of these documented diseases and the associated breeds.