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Invitational Colt Starting – Legacy of Legends 2017 Event

The 2017 (seventh annual) Legacy of Legends will be held March 3 – 5 at the Will Rogers Event Center in Fort Worth, Texas. This year, the main attraction is an invitation-only colt starting demonstration. More than 30 participants have been invited to start young horses during the three-day event. “Ray’s favorite part of the clinics was always the colt...

Children’s Riding Instructors Are Priceless

Safe, knowledgeable, and fun riding instructors for children are priceless!  Finding the perfect teacher for your child can sometimes be a challenge.  In order to make your child’s riding experience safe and enjoyable, you must know what to look for in an instructor.  There are several important factors to consider when choosing a riding instructor who will inspire and empower your...

Evidence-Based Horsemanship Seminar

Come explore Evidence-Based Horsemanship with Dr. Stephen Peters and Martin Black at their seminar hosted by Sage Creek Equestrian.  Dr. Peters, a neuroscientist and horse brain researcher, works in conjunction with renowned horseman and clinician Martin Black to share evidence-based horsemanship. Applying their scientific findings in the neural functioning of the horse’s brain to working with horses will aid one’s...

Bob King and Horse of the Sun Ranch

“We’re working with different groups of the military,” says Bob King, Managing Director of Operations at Horse of the Sun Ranch. “One of the groups we work with is Semper Fi Fund.” Horse of the Sun Ranch, is located in the foothills of the Cuyamaca Mountains 45 miles east of San Diego, California. Bob and the Program Director, Suzi Zielinski,...

Comparable Parts #10 The Lumbar’s Labor

Next time you ride you might consider the hero of weightbearing, your lumbar spine. This segment, between the thoracic vertebrae (associated with ribs) and sacrum (which is part of the pelvis) bears the weight of your body allowing you to sit quietly on your horse yet has enough flexibility to follow his motion. (Photo 1.) The word lumbar comes from...

Laurie Warren, Banjo the mule, and Harry Whitney’s clinics

Laurie Warren, owner of Warren’s Mule Training Center in Council, Idaho (www.muleteacher.com), takes a unique approach to her mule training business. Aside from working her clients’ mules at her home facility, Laurie also uses them as her “personal mounts” where they receive additional attention during frequent travels to a variety of destinations. The mules in her care often trek...

Comparable Parts #9 I met a carpal – The Cannon Bone

In Comparable Parts #7 Carpi Diem I discussed the comparison between your horse’s knee and your wrist. Both have 8 bones in two rows and in many ways are quite similar in the way they function. However as we proceed down below the wrist we find some significant differences between the horse and human skeleton. Below your wrist is your hand...

Meet Artist Bonnie Renee Dawson

“Both for my photographs and my art work, I’ve been kind of that horse crazy kid since I was really little,” says Bonnie Renee Dawson. Bonnie is an artist and photographer based in Los Angeles, California. Her work often reflects a love of horses, the Californios traditions, and western culture. “In my immediate family I didn’t grow up with horses,” Bonnie...

Saddle Fit for Horse and Rider DVD wins at EQUUS Film Festival

Durham, CT—Mouse Hole Farm Productions announces that their Advanced Equine Studies DVD Saddle Fit for Horse and Rider, Including the Anatomy of the Back, Medical Problems, and Therapies was awarded Best Training/Educational Program of 2016 at the EQUUS Film Festival held this past weekend in New York City. This makes two awards in two years for Advanced Equine Studies...

Comparable Parts #8 – Humer Us

Ever wondered why you have trouble controlling your arms when you ride? Do you have wandering elbows? Do you know where the horse’s upper arm is or how it influences his movement? The humerus sometimes known as the upper arm, long bone of the arm or arm bone might not make you laugh but it is a very important...