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AQHA Stallion Fabulous Golden Jet

April 29, 2015
Lynn Kohr

I am climbing out of my truck to unload Frenchmans Melody, with hopes of her being in foal to AQHA Stallion Fabulous Golden Jet. A beautiful buckskin stud who I have had the pleasure of riding and working a bit on barrels. He has also been team roped on, picked up bucking horses, ranched on, […]

Look to TSLN for Your Next Stallion

April 28, 2015
Jessie Salter

Spring is here! Are you thinking of a special stallion to breed to your favorite mare? It can be overwhelming, but with help from our sister company, Tri-State Livestock News, we have some great options for you to choose from. The Tri-State Livestock News is a premiere agriculture print publication. It’s true when they say […]

Old Methods Are New At Horsemanship Seminar; Part 1

April 25, 2015
Jan Swan Wood

A seminar called “Ancient Wisdom Meets Common Sense Horsemanship” was held in Billings, Montana in June 2014 and brought people together with an interest in learning about how to do a better job of addressing health, nutrition and physical problems in themselves and their horses. The instigator of the event was Bill Hackett and Company, […]

The Great Escape

April 22, 2015
Jenn Zeller

It was a lovely, unseasonably warm, early April Saturday night.  There was extra family in from town, and plans were made to go to dinner at our local steakhouse, about 13 miles away, because what do ranchers eat when they’re not eating their own steak? Steak.  I’d spent the day doing various chores, doctoring a […]

How To Roll Your Bed

April 20, 2015
Jolyn Young

If your boss tells you to “roll your bed” in the middle of the workday, it’s not a good thing. It means you got fired. There is nothing left to do but pack up your bed roll and personal belongings, then stop at the ranch office on your way out to pick up your last […]

Featured Horse: 2015 Streak Of Fling X Daves Jet Ta Fame Filly

April 16, 2015
Sales Staff

Solid bay filly by the winningest barrel racing sire at the present 2015 date, Streak A Fling. Out of a proven own daughter of Dash Ta Fame, Daves Jet Ta Fame. $22,000. Daves Jet Ta Fame, earned her Registered of Merit Racing and has produced lots of barrel racing colts that are winning at the […]

AQHA Stallion JD Look

April 15, 2015
Lynn Kohr

In my travels around the western USA, I am always on the lookout for a standout combination when seeking a stallion. One that has the speed and the mind.  I want to have extra speed and quiet speed, yet with thoughtfulness and forwardness…low to the ground slipping along. Touchet, WA is the home of Brad […]

Achieving Collection: Part 2

April 14, 2015
Jenn Zeller

Hopefully you read the first part of our series on collection. Today we’ll continue and get into the meat and potatoes of how you’d start to get a horse to properly collect. To teach proper elevation and flexion Buck uses a very thorough drill: you standstill- and this drill should carry over to everything else we […]

Two Types of People

April 13, 2015
Rachel Larsen

It has been my experience, there are two types of horse owners in the world. Those who invest time and energy into naming their equine companions creatively and those who don’t. Folks who underestimate the seriousness of the naming process are easy to identify. They’re riding palominos named Yeller and toting dogs named Rex. I […]

Girls Can Shoe, Too

April 10, 2015
Jolyn Young

When I left my California home to cowboy in Nevada in my early twenties, I took my dad’s old horseshoeing tools and a basic knowledge of how to use them. My dad showed me how to trim, rasp and level a foot, but we got cut short on time when it came to the lesson […]