Smoother Trailer Unloading

Aug 17
Savanna Simmons

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Smoother Trailer Unloading

August 17, 2017
Savanna Simmons

Some horses are hesitant, slow, and clunky when stepping out of the trailer backwards, while other horses refuse to back out entirely. We prefer that our horses back out of the trailer. They tend to be in more control when backing and it prevents slipping of the front legs when hitting the ground, and slipping […]

Featured Horse for Sale: Cowy Ranch Gelding

August 15, 2017
Savanna Simmons

Boe Simmons’ Peppy San Badger is a 2008 Bay Gelding with Peppy San Badger and Doc Quixote on his papers. “Bruce” is consigned as Lot number 89 in the Sugar Bars Legacy Sale, September 17, in Sheridan, Wyoming. He’s cutting bred, and he has a big ol’ motor, is fast and SUPER snappy. We think he […]

The Curse of Expectations

August 11, 2017
Jenn Zeller

I swear to you, in my case anyway, expectations can drive a horse away from you. At least they’ve done that with my horse, Dino. For years, I’ve struggled to get him interested and wanting to be with me.  He’s by far my favorite mount — the most comfortable horse on the entire planet to […]

How To Saddle with a Three Point Rigging

August 9, 2017
Lynn Kohr

An in-skirt three point rigging saddle is often considered a better saddle. Why, you might ask? It distributes the torque of the latigo (the strap that goes from the saddle to the girth or cinch) and spreads out the contact of the saddle to the horse’s back. This increases the surface area that is being […]

Just Listen

August 4, 2017
Jolyn Young

When working with horses, most people emphasize the importance of using our eyesight. We look for our horse to lower his head. We observe our horse’s behavior around other horses to learn if he is assertive or passive. We watch for cues like cocking a hind leg and flattening his ears to indicate he’s about […]