Ponying Multiple Horses
Through the years, ponying horses has been routine work for Marty Marten, author of Western Horsemanâ€™s two problem-solving books. As a ranch cowboy, Marty has packed salt to cattle in distant areas and also has handled large pack strings for mountain outfitters.
Ponying Over an Obstacle
Anyone horseback who has ever led another horse probably has had the pony horse balk at some obstacle along the trail. Colorado horseman Marty Marten of Berthoud says the best way to deal with a potential obstacle is the same thing he recommends to make the initial ponying experience a comfortable one for both horsesâ€”preparation.
Les Vogt on Trouble-Shooting Your Bit
Have a bitting problem? Bitmaker and 15-time world champion in reining and working cow horse, Les Vogt, Arroyo Grande, Calif., has some ideas about how to approach the situation.
Arena All-Star Zans Even Parr
From the show pen to the rodeo arena, 23-year-old â€śSmurfâ€ť has made his mark on the roping world, winning AQHA world champion honors at ages 4 and 20.
5 Common Mistakes
The majority of people make the same kinds of training errors when starting a colt. Find out how to recognize and avoid these costly mistakes.