Trail Savvy: The 10 Trail-Riding Essentials

Images Courtesy Robert Eversole, TrailMeister

Pair these tools with common sense for a great ride. Back in the early 1930s, a group of mountaineers in the Pacific Northwest created the 10 Essentials; a list of items intended to help you respond positively in an accident or emergency and help you safely spend an unplanned night …

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Business Profile: Rockmount Western Wear

Rockmount Ranch
The Rockmount Ranch Wear flagship store

(Photo Caption: The Rockmount Ranch Wear flagship store sells everything from their signature snap shirts to housewares, boots, and bolo ties. Visit them in person at Rockmount Ranch Wear, 1626 Wazee St., Denver, Colorado, 80202, or online at rockmount.com.) This Downtown Denver staple has outfitted the best in the West …

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September/October Cover Story: Meet Remington – Mustang Ambassador

September/October 2022 Remington
Story and Photos provided by the Mustang Heritage Foundation

‘Remi’ Caught the Eye of One Trainer and the Hearts of His Fans Born on the range in 2015, Remington (Remi) hails from the well-known Salt Wells Creek Herd Management Area (HMA) in southern Wyoming. His sire, Cheveyo, was a highly photographed black, curly stallion who passed away on the …

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New & Noteworthy: How to Help Horses in Ukraine

Ukraine

By Jessica Friedman, Horses for Clean Water As we watch events unfold in Ukraine, it can be disheartening to feel like there’s little we can do to help. But as Fred Rogers said, “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would …

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New & Noteworthy: Metallic Cat Becomes National Reined Cow Horse Association’s first $5 Million Sire

Metallic Cat

The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) announced Metallic Cat as the association’s first Five Million Dollar sire. Following the conclusion of the Teton Ridge Stallion Stakes, Metallic Cat’s offspring had earned more than $5,064,486.  Owned by Bobby Patton’s Rocking P Ranch, the 2005 stallion by High Brow Cat and …

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July/August 2022 Cover Story: Remembering Guy Vernon

Guy Vernon

Colorado Horse Professionals Share What They Learned From the Kiowa, Colorado, Reining Trainer If you’ve spent much time in Colorado’s western horse scene, chances are pretty good you crossed paths with a tall, lanky cowboy with a great big smile—Guy Vernon. He probably told you a joke or willingly answered …

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Small Farm Makeover: Will the Barn You Build Be Good for the Neighborhood?

Barn

Sensitivity in Barn Design as a Steward of the Land Land development comes with responsibilities that go beyond paying taxes and keeping the grass, cover crop, or woods maintained. Ideally, when property owners seek to construct permanent structures, such as houses and barns, consideration for all aspects of environmental impact …

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