By Western Horseman Magazine
For decades, cowboys have lived by an unwritten code of ethics that guides how they work, and how they interact with and treat livestock, their horses and other cowboys. Much of it stems from respect, common courtesy and an understanding of how to get the job done. Below are a few important, time-honored codes.
Two National Reined Cow Horse Association Premier Events will be held simultaneously next year, as the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Board of Directors voted to schedule the 2016 Hackamore Classic in conjunction with the reined cow horse industry's largest and most prestigious event, the 2016 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity.
I'm excited because tomorrow morning I am headed down the road to some trails! I can't think of the last time I actually hauled off the property to trail ride. Probably before this baby was born. I've hauled for a few shows, but not to trail ride. We've trail ridden extensively on the property, but not hauling.
If you have horses at home, making travel plans can be complicated. If you have ties to a local boarding operation that you trust, some people will decide to board their horses while they are gone. If you lack that option, or your number of horses makes that cost prohibitive, your best option is usually hiring a farm sitter.
The Reining Horse Sports Foundation (RHSF) is excited to announce the recipients of more than $10,000 in academic and need-based scholarships for seven youth members: Jarid Walton, Alexis Daggett, Kaitlyn Schultz, Emma Holbrook, Wyatt Marshall, Jessie Parsons, and Joan Lehman.
It's raining. It's always raining in Florida this time of year. Kind of like winter in Northern California. You have to resign yourself to the fact that if you want to ride, it will rain. We were all lined up to ride again last night. Kid care? Check. Horses? Check. Friends to join us? Check. Thunder, lightning, wind? Check. Ug!
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