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Getting On A Cowboy Chatter Article
By Ralph Galeano
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
You have to be able to catch your loose horse and mount him whether you were bucked off or simply dismounted. Getting on is never more important than when you’re alone. Spend time making your horse stand still when you want to mount. It will pay off when you’re alone and need to depend on him to get home. Here's how.
Saddle Sore A cowboy Chatter Article
By Ralph Galeano
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
I never knew a horse that liked saddles until I introduced one to Shadow, a young, solid black filly. She was two and it was time to start her career. Bad things happen when you rush things starting colts.
Hackamore Horses A Cowboy Chatter Article
By Ralph Galeano
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Hackamore horsemen have been around a long time. The Spanish Vaqueros were using them to train colts 400 years ago. Working a branding near Baird, Texas, I watched young horses in manila hackamores being schooled to work cattle. It puts a soft handle on young horses. Here's a look at how to start a youngster in a rope hackamore.
Ride, Sally Ride! A Cowboy Chatter Article
By Ralph Galeano
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Horses perform great feats on the ranch and arena. I've wondered what form of communication the rider conveyed to summon that wonderful performance. The more I thought of the great rides I’ve had the pleasure to witness, I began to realize that many of those rides were made by Women.
Californios---A Cowboy Chatter Article
By Ralph Galeano
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
The term Californios is an honored name given to the best of the early Vaquero horsemen who first brought Longhorn cattle from Mexico to California in the 18th century. The Vaquero style of horsemanship has influenced natural training methods for centuries. The Vaquero history has a special meaning to horsemen. It was the beginning of the working cowboys in North America.
Cowboy Chatter article---Gates
By Ralph Galeano
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Gates have made fools of all of us. I've smashed fingers, lost blood and even my horse while trying to open or close ranch gates. They test your skill, patience and strength trying to open or close them. Problem gates always show up when you have an audience, a nervous horse or runaway stock.
Cowboy Chatter article---All the Body Parts
By Ralph Galeano
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Horses are critters that like consistency. They understand easier if you do the same thing each time. They need a recognizable signal to carry out your orders the way you want them to. Train your horse to move all parts of their body with consistent cues that tell them exactly what you want. ​
Cowboy Chatter article---Will
By Ralph Galeano
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Will James and Will Rogers put their mark on the West and forever inscribed the lore of riding, roping and rodeo in the hearts of people everywhere. They left us a legacy of the cowboy way and their teachings revolved around the same main ingredient–horses.
In Good Shape
By Ralph Galeano
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Why are some animals better keepers than others. They can live on half the rations and maintain themselves in better shape with less sickness and have more resistance to bugs, ticks, worms and mosquitoes. Some horses have less injury and hardly ever come home with wire cuts, bumps, bruises or packing a leg. What's the reason?
Little Things
By Ralph Galeano
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Sometimes it’s the little things that keep you out of trouble. Trouble can come from a lot of different places but the worst kind comes when you least expect it. Experience is the best teacher and these little things will give you a heads up to prevent injury and unexpected wrecks.
Cowboy Chatter article---First Encounters
By Ralph Galeano
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
A colts first day of training is probably the most important day of his life. Starting colts takes as much time thinking about it as it does doing it. Here is a good primer on starting them the right way. First encounters leave a lasting impression so make it a good one. When you leave the pen it should always be as two friends finishing up a good day’s work. Learn the right way to start colts.
Cowboy Chatter article---The Fly
By Ralph Galeano
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
How sensitive is your horse? They can feel a fly land on them so what do they think when you are aggressive with your spurs or reins. Learn how to cue your horse in a soft manner and you'll be surprised how well your horse responds with the lighter touch. That little fly can teach us a lot about a horse.
Cowboy Chatter article---Cow Camp
By Ralph Galeano
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Here's the low down on remote cow camps. All about the riders that live in the camps, their work, play and how they live in the solitude of the range. They've got to have a myriad of skills not required of people working near the home ranch. Wrangler, farrier, doctor skills for horses, people and cows, cook, fencers and builders they must be. No electricity or telephones on the range and
Cowboy Chatter article---Steamboat
By Ralph Galeano
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Steamboat is a Cowboy Chatter article about a famous bucking horse that became a legend in the West. Steamboat was voted The Worst Bucking Horse of the year during the Pendelton Rodeo in 1906 and 1907. He was called “Old Outlaw Horse” and “the worst to come off the range in many a year” by newspaper writers of that same era. This is the story of Steamboat's life.
How To Find Free or Nearly Free Horses
By Marv Walker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,590. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
If you want a horse in your life there are many Free Or Nearly Free Horses available no matter where you live. Many life changes often occur where new situations must be found for the horse. Horses are very difficult to sell and owners are often desperate for quicker options. This book tells you all you need to know to easily make someone else's burden your blessing. Long time horseman tells all.
Just Another Race Horse
By Marion N. Seidel
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,430. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
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Born to win his owners money, "Just Another Race Horse" follows Sonny's journey through the world of thoroughbred racing. You'll cry, as Sonny talks about his experiences with the dark side of horse racing - where being drugged, overworked, and exploited is considered normal for many horses. You'll cheer as he experiences his rescue at the hands of a compassionate horse person.
Dr. Mike's Horsemanship Horse Owner's Modern Keys for Success
By Michael Guerini
Series: Dr. Mike's Horsemanship, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
A collection of Essays from many years of successful horsemanship. This book focuses on ideas to help new horse owners build a strong foundation of thoughts and ideas for success in owning, riding, and training horses.
Horse Schools Questionnaire
By Angelia Almos
Series: Horse Schools. Price: Free! Words: 990. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by Thoroughweb Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
The horse schools questionnaire is a list of over fifty questions to ask each school you are considering. These are the standard starting point questions you should ask each college and/or specialty school to have a better understanding of their program.
Success with Miniature Horses: The Experts Speak Out
By Pat Elder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,080. Language: American English. Published: March 29, 2013 by New Concord Press. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
This book gives Miniature Horse owners access to some of the best breeders, trainers, and judges in the industry. Here’s your chance to get answers to questions like "What kind of feed and hay should I use?" "How much can I expect to pay for a good broodmare?" "How do I decide if I should show my horse in Single or Country Pleasure Driving?" "How do I select a halter horse prospect?"
Horse Crazy!
By Bob Goddard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,130. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
The passion for horses serves as the backdrop for Bob Goddard’s hilarious parody of horse care guides. Horse Crazy is written from the perspective of a bewildered father of two horse-addicted girls. The book offers tongue-in-cheek advice to parents on classic topics such as buying a new horse, daily care, riding, operating a truck and trailer, and escaping to Mexico.