On The Job Colt Training

Feb 26
Jan Swan Wood

A Bay Horse by the Numbers

Feb 21
Jan Swan Wood

Predator Hunting History; Wolves

Feb 19
Rhonda Sedgwick Stearns

Recent Posts

TIM: The Recovery of a Foundered Pony #2

August 12, 2014
Jan Swan Wood

TIM: June 22, 2014 Trim # 2 After a month of new growth time and proper feed, Tim was ready for his second trim. He had adapted to normal walking (no high lift on the knees and hocks!) and was bucking and playing in the corral. Obviously, his body and joint stiffness was gone and […]


Wishing On A Loop

August 11, 2014
Jayme Thompson

The life of a cowboy is unpredictable.  Each day is a new adventure.  As my husband sat at the bench in his saddle shop, stamping the fresh leather of a piece for a saddle, he thought of how much he could get accomplished for the customer who awaits his order.  The phone rang, changing the […]


Riding with Buck: Part 4

August 9, 2014
Jenn Zeller

In first three installments of this series, we learned a little about who Buck Brannaman is, how I chose to ride with him, and how practicality, safety and confidence play a role in his clinics. Today, we’ll discuss the classes he offers and the next post will focus on the effectiveness of his clinics. I […]


How To Attach a Curb Strap or Chain Properly

August 8, 2014
Jan Swan Wood

I have seen an error made in the assembly of a bridle multiple times over the years, and want to caution others against making the same mistake. This concerns those bits with a second rein loop or gag loop where the mouthpiece attaches. I have seen people put their curb strap or curb chain through […]


I Can Learn a Thing or Two…

August 7, 2014
Jayme Thompson

The sun began to peek up over the hill that sits behind our house, and through Mattson’s bedroom window.  He jumped up out of bed, with a smile on his face.  This was the day that Mattson had worked all summer for – the 4-H horse show!  As he catches his horse, I load the […]