Profile of Bootmakers Ed and Thea Disney

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 4 They say if the boot fits, then wear it. But what makes a cowboy boot so comfortable, or uncomfortable as the case may be? Bootmakes Ed and Thea Disney take us through the parts of the cowboy boot and the manufacturing process. Custom boots may be more […]

Introduction to Rope Work with Bryan Neubert

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 4 Having a reliable partner in your horse is important for roping success. Whether you apply this from the ground or from the saddle, Bryan Neubert shares some exercises for developing confidence in your horse in preparation for roping. Teach your horse how to handle the noise, movement […]

Cow Work Exercises – Riding a Horse Who Is Behind the Leg with Joe Wolter

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 4 Ever ridden an unmotivated horse? Some days horses just don’t want to go to work. Joe Wolter reminds us to remember yesterday but to expect a different horse today and adjust to fit the situation. In this segment, Joe rides a young horse who is disinterested in […]

Foundation Exercises Part 2: Working on Leads with Martin Black

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 4 Martin Black presents a series of foundation exercises that can benefit horses and riders at any level of experience. In part two, Martin builds on the previous loping circles exercise and discusses how to encourage a horse to take the correct lead. The principles remain the same […]

Some Elements of Bridle Horse Refinement with Buck Brannaman

Buy the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 4 Developing a bridle horse is a long-term goal and commitment but the product is well worth the process. In the end, you’ll have a horse that is light, responsive and a pleasure to ride. Buck Brannaman discusses the importance of maintaining proper form throughout the training process. As […]