Dan James of Double Dan Horsemanship and Smart Little Mustang make their run at one million dollars in cash and prizes at Mustang Million on September 17-21, 2013.
A rope halter can easily be one of the most versatile pieces of equipment that a cowboy owns, but only if used and tied correctly. Tying your rope halter incorrectly could result in a Houdini horse incident; one moment they’re quietly standing tied, the next, you turn your back for a short period of time and by the time you’ve turned back around they’ve disappeared, leaving the halter swinging from where the horse once stood.
In 2013, the Mustang Heritage Foundation will present an unparalleled level of competition in its Mustang program portfolio. One thousand Mustangs will be eligible for the inaugural Mustang Million event to be held in Fort Worth, Texas, in September.
by Sean Patrick
first published in Western Horseman
If you want a prospect to excel in competition or do his job well on a ranch, it’s best to start with the right horse.
by Robert M. Liner
The most effective riders are the ones prepared for the unexpected. On the most pleasant of afternoons, a simple trail ride can suddenly turn into a fight for survival. Why this happens is a question that is impossible for any human to answer, but how and what makes it happen can be addressed.
by Jane Savoie
Riding a spooky horse can be challenging and frustrating. You might be more patient with your spooky horse when you understand that horses have survived in the wild all these years because of their natural flight response.
by Robert M. Liner
A riding experience can bring out all of what being with horses so meaningful. By paying close attention to what a horse has to offer you, that time spent together can be an actual investment with a positive payoff better than any lottery could offer.
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