Helping a Head-Shy Horse

Jul 20
Savanna Simmons

Hobble Training

Jul 18
Jenn Zeller

Cowboy Skills: Reading Tracks

Jul 16
Jolyn Young

Recent Posts

Motivational Quotes For Horse People

July 22, 2017
Jolyn Young

Sometimes, a person gets stuck in a rut when working with his or her horse. When your horsemanship (or just your state of mind regarding your horsemanship) is down in the dumps, it’s helpful to pump yourself up with a few motivational quotes. Here are some of my favorite lines to get stuck in my […]


Helping a Head-Shy Horse

July 20, 2017
Savanna Simmons

Meet Leroy. Leroy is head-shy, and in particular, ear-shy. He is the type of horse that isn’t crazy about human contact, but isn’t aggressive. This has more to do with his personality than anything in his past, to my knowledge and based on watching him. Leroy, as you can imagine, is also hard to catch […]


Hobble Training

July 18, 2017
Jenn Zeller

Hobble training a horse is a pretty handy tool in a cowhand’s arsenal! So, I thought I’d take a moment to share with you, how you might go about getting a horse good to be hobbled. It isn’t just for cow-ponies and ranch hands. Having a horse that can quietly stand hobbled, is a way […]


Cowboy Skills: Reading Tracks

July 16, 2017
Jolyn Young

Reading tracks is an important skill for a working cowboy, right up there with doctoring calves and learning how to avoid driving a tractor. When a cowboy is checking his cattle and finds an open gate, he needs to be able to tell if any cattle passed through it. Chances are, he won’t see any […]


Roping Horses’ Feet

July 14, 2017
Savanna Simmons

Roping horses’ feet, primarily colts, can be a fantastic tool benefitting many aspects of your horse’s mind and manners. Some horses react minimally to having feet roped, others can be quite dramatic, but both types can benefit from having their feet and legs worked with. First, roping horses’ feet encourages them to yield on a […]