Ride with a Reason

Aaron RalstonAaron Ralston keeps his show horses fit and happy by giving them new and sometimes surprising jobs, but all those chores give the horse a reason for what it's doing.

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Ask Our Expert - Tyler Magnus

Tyler Magnus

Rope horse trainer and top competitor Tyler Magnus grew up in the Kansas-Oklahoma Flint Hills working cattle, and today he trains horses for the public from his Mason, Texas, ranch. Magnus has one of the most distinguished résumés in professional roping—nine-time National Finals Rodeo qualifier, NFR average title winner as a heeler in 1995, champion at the George Strait Team Roping Classic and member of the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. In addition, Magnus hosts an RFD-TV show focusing on horsemanship and roping skills called Roping and Riding with Tyler Magnus.

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What Is Horse Colic

Horse ColicColic. This one short word encompasses an array of digestive-tract problems and strikes fear in the heart of horse owners. Mark Finke, DVM, discusses ways horse owners can prevent colic complications.

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Ask Our Expert - C.R. Bradley

C.R. BradleyChampion trainer C.R. Bradley focuses on team roping and tie-down roping horses. He has amassed more than 17 American Quarter Horse Association world and reserve world championships, more than 30 All American Quarter Horse Congress championships and has qualified for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association's National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Twister Enola Gay, a roan mare Bradley trained and owns, is a frequent visitor to the NFR with PRCA Tie-Down World Champion Tuf Cooper in the saddle. Bradley's father, Clark, is a National Reining Horse Association Hall of Fame inductee, and Bradley was raised to understand all aspects of Western horsemanship. Bradley, his wife, Rosie, and their son, Cooper, reside in Collinsville, Texas.

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