Monthly Archives: November 2011

How to Properly Fit a McClellan Saddle

Well, after many requests, I finally got around to doing an article on How to Properly Fit a McClellan Saddle. “For a while now I have gotten a number of requests to write an article on the proper fitting of … Continue reading

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The Best Books on Horse Cavalry

  I spend a lot of time reading as I can as many books and source documents about horse cavalry. Occasionally, there are a few really good books that stand out in terms of technical and historical aspect. Three particular … Continue reading

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The Horseman as Historian – Advice to Young and Old Riders

It has been said that history is the least expensive lesson one can get on how to avoid making mistakes. This is especially true when it comes to horsemanship yet very few horsemen ever take the time to become well … Continue reading

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A Great Article on Trimming Feet on Horses

This is a great article about trimming horse’s feet linked in a post in the Horsetopia.com message board: Millwater’s Farriery: On the Barefoot Movement…versus the “Traditional Farrier Trim” Here’s the thread on Horstopia’s message board: Traditional Farrier Trim

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Back When Artillery Was Pulled By Horses – Part 2

Some traditions never die! Royal Military Tattoo 2000 – The King’s Troop. This is something you don’t see every day.

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Which Bit For Your Horse?

Just finished this little article that explains how the various types of bits work. Controversial as it is, how bits work isn’t rocket science. Read more about it: A Bit About Bits – The Basic Mechanics of Bits and How … Continue reading

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Vote to make the Mustang to be the new state animal for Nevada!

Should the Mustang replace the Big Horn Sheep as the state animal of Nevada? Vote here: Help make the Mustang the state animal of Nevada! From: Carson City Nevada – NevadaAppeal.com

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