Trailer Towing 101

Feb 26
Jolyn Young

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Trailer Towing 101

February 26, 2017
Jolyn Young

Driving a truck and trailer is exactly like driving a regular truck, except with a twenty-plus-foot object dragging along behind it that can easily be snagged on curbs, caught on gas pumps, or jack knifed in the Taco Bell drive-through. But, if you own horses and/or live on a ranch, you will have to drive […]

Training a colt in the branding pen– a few tips

February 24, 2017
Savanna Simmons

Ask A Pro Question: “Can you offer any tips for training a colt their first few times in the branding pen?”   Use these tips to help your young horse get a solid start in the branding pen. The photos of Boe Simmons on SFR Driftchip Honest were taken during the Four Three’s age-branding heifers this January. […]

Desensitizing your spooky horse using a tarp

February 22, 2017
Jenn Zeller

Ask A Pro Question: “My horse spooks at the strangest things. I know he was desensitized as a colt. How do I get him over this spooky behavior?”  Thank you for your question. It’s easy for us to forget that sometimes we need to go back to the beginning with our horses. Horses are never […]

Be Smart: Rope The Dummy

February 19, 2017
Jolyn Young

When heading out to rope the dummy, grab the worst rope you can find. A way-too-stiff, fuzzed-up nylon or a raggy poly will do just fine. If you can throw a good loop with those, a new rope will be a day off. Plus, it’ll save you ropes and money, by not wearing them all […]

Feet First Horsemanship Ground Work

February 17, 2017
Wendy Greenough

The winter of 2017 has given me a whole new respect and appreciation for GROUND WORK!!!!  The majority of our barn yard is covered with large snow drifts and 1/2 of our outdoor arena is flooded with 2-3 foot drifts.  I am sure many of you can relate! As a result, I have found my […]