Ty Friedrich and Broke-N-Rode Ranch – Livingston, Montana Trainer Focuses on Faith and the Three Rs in Training

Photos by Sarah Friedrich

Name? Ty Friedrich   Farm or Ranch Name? Broke-N-Rode Ranch (BNRR)   Where are you located? Livingston, Montana   What aspect of the horse business are you involved with? We specialize in Western riding, equitation, performance; also, basic reining, cutting and cowhorse as well as trail and obstacle work. We …

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Matthew Livengood – Judge and Trainer Strives to Help and Support Horses and Their People

Photo from Matthew Livengood

Name: Matthew Livengood   What is the name of your business? Matthew Livengood Horsemanship   What do you do? I teach group and private lessons, conduct clinics, and do tune-up training for client horses. I’m also a nationally carded judge with the National Reining Horse Association, American Quarter Horse Association …

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Feeling Grateful – Winter’s Dark and Slower Pace Brings Time for Reflection

I’m always grateful for the friends of all kinds I find here at home at Blue Gate Farm. Photo by Kim Roe

When I first moved to the Pacific Northwest, I found the rapid descent into darkness in autumn quite depressing. I couldn’t believe how dark it was at 7:00 a.m. and then again at 5:00 p.m. The rain and grey skies didn’t help my mood much either. But over the decades …

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