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Table of Contents
8 Cow Horse vs Reiner by Al Dunning
Both the reined cow horse and the reining horse must be exceptional in talent, mind and disposition.
10 The 5 Stages of Team Building in Horse-Rider Relationships by Chevy (Siobhan) Allen
In 1965, psychologist Bruce Tuckman published his Developmental Sequence in Small Groups to describe the path that successful teams take on their path to success.
14 It’ll Be Fine – Be Aware by Doug Lindgren
A couple of weeks ago we had some guests visit us at Hay Creek Ranch from a town not far from where I grew up.
18 If You Knew Better You Would Do Better – People Would Do Better If They Knew Better by David Slipka
It is better to do something than to do nothing. The reward is in a forward motion.
22 The Secret To Lightning Fast Turns by Martha Josey
Since my barrel racing career began in 1960, I have been so fortunate to ride incredible horses that have taken me all the way to the National Finals Rodeo 11 times.
24 Take a Leap of Faith by Richard Winters
Recently we conducted our annual “Ride the Rancho” which is a true horsemanship experience, hosted at the V-6 Ranch in Parkfield, California.
30 Herdwork/Cutting by Barbra Schulte
There are three main things going on as you’re walking through the herd to make a cut.
32 Master the Canter by Clinton Anderson
Getting comfortable and confident riding your horse’s three-beat gait takes practice.
38 Coordinating the Cues by Craig Cameron
Once you understand how to use cues correctly and independently, now you must learn how to use them together and simultaneously to advance your horsemanship even further.
42 Be a Better Quitter by Daniel Dauphin
One of my first customers for private lessons, Mrs. Steph (name changedwitness protection), had a fairly spoiled, green-broke, bay/white paint gelding whose personality obligated me to nickname him Le Turd.
44 Body Control Exercises – Part 2 by Mike Major
Your horse must be fairly decent at the previous maneuvers before you flex him around a circle at a lope.
46 The Risk of Overworking Young Horses by Robert M. Miller, DVM
I was not aware until recently that some equestrian events and facilities were limiting riders to 175 pounds of body weight. Others set the limit at 200 pounds.
48 Working in Hand — Yielding Right by Lynn Palm
We’ve been discussing tips for teaching your horse three in-hand maneuvers that are extremely important for the horse’s future from beginning work under saddle to advanced training.
50 CBD-What Can You Expect? by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.
CBD. Whether you’re already using it, you’re thinking about it, or just plain never heard of it, it’s worth getting more familiar with because it is truly remarkable.
52 The Horseman’s Mind by Karl Avdek and Tracy Barton
Horse trainers know how to TRAIN horses but what they really really really LOOOOOVE to do is SHOW horses.
56 Surprise! You’re an Equine Professional by Julie I. Fershtman
You ha e a full-time job, or you’re a student. But you also have a horse in the barn. Wouldn’t it be nice to make money from the horse?
58 5 Boxing Ways to Improve Your Score by Sandy Collier
There are only five credit boxes for the Limited Cow class. They are all connected to each other.
60 Basic #1 – Practical Considerations by Dick Pieper
If someone comes to see me ride, he might notice that I’m riding around and working constantly on the left side.
34 John Deere Launches Rugged, Heavy-Duty Compact Utility Tractors
36 Mid-Year Cutting Horse Sale by Sally Harrison
36 Medication and Drug Policy by Lindy Burch, Horse and Cattle Welfare Task Force Committee
40 Weaning Your Foal by Tom Lenz, DVM, MS, DACT
54 NRCHA Expands Biosecurity Procedures
59 Reining Horse Foundation Expands Scholarship Program
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