A Profile of Brook Briddle and Powder River Hat Company

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 6 Brook Briddle is a Colorado hat maker with a talent not only for making functional and beautiful headgear, but he also has an eye for design. His work stands the test of time and is so good that most of his customers arrive by word of mouth. […]

Working Yearlings with Help with Bryan and Luke Neubert

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 6 Good help may be hard to find but there’s nothing like having a good hand to help you do the job. In this segment, Bryan Neubert teams up with his son Luke to demonstrate how you might start colts if you had some help. To begin with, […]

Being Comfortable with a Rope with Buster McLaury

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 6 A horse needs to be confident with the everyday tools and equipment people use. Having a saddle horse that’s afraid of a rope is like having a cowboy that’s afraid of his hat. In his earlier years, Buster McLaury came to this realization after watching Ray Hunt […]

Foundation Exercises Part 4: Turnarounds with Martin Black

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 14 In his ongoing series of foundation exercises in this segment Martin Black demonstrates how he would begin to develop a horse’s turnaround. In this segment he guides us through both the development of the maneuver as well as strategies for helping your horse stay in a positive […]

Preparation for Opening a Gate with Peter Campbell

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 6 Opening a gate from your horse is a great practical way to test your horsemanship skills. In this video, Peter Campbell covers this topic in greater detail – including pre-requisites, common mistakes and variations of this exercise. For the inexperienced rider or horse, it is best to […]