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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 […]

Horse Pasture Management

April 7, 2015
Leigh Kelley

Join me in a three part series on small acreage grazing. In the coming blogs we will look at a non-perennial stream and how horse pasture management effects the stream stability and viability as well as the surrounding grasslands. We will close the series with ways that you can easily enhance your own pastures for […]

Achieving Collection: A Series

April 3, 2015
Jenn Zeller

Once you’ve ridden a truly collected horse, you don’t want to ride anything but that. The first thing you need to know to achieve proper collection is how a horse physiologically gets collected, soft, and elevated, and how what happens physiologically, when it’s done correctly v. done incorrectly.  As I have mentioned before- softness in […]

You Might Be A Cowboy’s Wife If…

April 2, 2015
Jolyn Young

You might be a cowboy’s wife if… …you spent the first week of your married life sleeping in a double bedroll. …you walk into Target and have to take a deep breath and tell yourself to act normal and not like a woman who hasn’t seen traffic signals or a paved parking lot in over […]

Equine Internships

March 31, 2015
Jenn Zeller

Here at our ranch near Eagle Butte, SD, we offer a unique opportunity. We offer equine/horsemanship internships.  Our equine internships are geared towards college students pursuing equine/ag/animal related degrees, but anyone is welcome to apply, so long as they’re over 18.  We practice Ray Hunt/Buck Brannaman Style horsemanship here as well as low-stress cattle handling. […]

Quick, Easy Wrap to Tie Horses

March 27, 2015
Lynn Kohr

I use this quick, easy wrap to tie horses often in a day for safe, and fast tie ups. I probably have all three of these situations at least once in a day that I use this simple tie up knot for:   1. Pull back horses 2. On the run gotta grab something tie-ups […]