What Cowhorses Teach Kids

Building Character in Our Youth By Allison Trimble   Many of us started our horse experience as children. I participated in 4-H and rodeo events before being exposed to the working cowhorse discipline in college. As a professional, I have developed a strong group of youth clients. These girls ride 5 to …

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Smokey becomes a TV star

    The American Blazer Horse is getting a chance at some national TV exposure thanks to BB’s Smokey Dun and Diane Robson of Post Falls, Idaho. The pair will be featured as one of 100 competitors in the reality show “America’s Favorite Trail Horse,” which begins airing Sept. 6 …

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A Place to Call Home

Windermere real estate agent and horse lover Janey Ullman is dedicated to helping others find “home” By Alana Linderoth   Known for her responsiveness and easy way with people, Ullman feels lucky to have gotten into real estate and truly loves what she does. “Horses are incredibly large animals with …

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The Sky Hawk Ranch: Trail Rider’s Paradise

Learning Opportunities Abound at Oregon Facility By Catherine Madera   Tracy Stout understands the importance of a sound equestrian education. When this horse woman from Sister’s, Oregon wanted to advance as a competitive trail rider she enlisted the help of professionals. The resulting relationship with veteran trainers JoLinn and Mitch …

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40,000 Feet to Think Clearly

American Horse Publications Seminar inspires again   I’m at 40,000 feet basking in the memories of a great weekend at the American Horse Publications Seminar in San Diego. It’s always good to reconnect with old friends as well as meeting some new ones. On the flight home I had time …

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NW Emerald Fall Show

  The Show committee is excited to offer you SIX judges all with Double WSQHA year-end awards points and New Six Mountain States approved judges all under one weekend, September 8-9 at the Monroe Fairgrounds. A value packed weekend complete with circuit awards in every class, fun packed parties and …

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A Primer on Equine MRI

When,Why, and How this Diagnostic Tool is Helpful By James Bryant, DVM, Diplomat ACVS   Our understanding of equine lameness and the availability of new diagnostic tools have increased exponentially over the past 10 years. At the same time, there now is so much new information out there for horse …

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Gates

Make Safe, Efficient Choices for Your Horse Property By Alayne Blickle, Horses for Clean Water   Having the right gate is another key towards becoming chore efficient. There is nothing more irritating than not being able to get equipment or deliveries into an area because a gate is too small …

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