Books tagged: western riding

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The Summer of Brindle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,010. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Sally sets two goals for her 13th summer―to restore a rescued horse to health and to ride with her friends in the end-of-summer parade with the Cayuse Cowgirls drill team. Ride along as Sally learns to trust her own abilities to rebuild the mare’s health and stamina. Ride along as she and Brindle prepare to join the riding drill team.
Ride Like a Trooper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,240. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Ride Like a Trooper is based upon the first of the manuals adopted by the United States Army, translated from the “Notes on Equitation and Horse Training” which were the answers to the examination questions at the School of Application for Cavalry at Saumur, France. It was adopted by the US Army and the Mounted Service School on 16 July, 1910.
Hobbles A Cowboy Chatter Article
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Hobbles are a good tool for horsemen. If you train your horse to respect them, you will save yourself a lot of trouble and always have a way to keep your horse in a confined area. It pays dividends when you want your horse to graze in a small area or don’t have anything to tie him to when you have to dismount and leave him for a while.
Courtesy at the Gate A Cowboy Chatter Article
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
When you ride through a gate, stop on the other side and wait for the rider who offered to work the gate. Wait until he re-mounts. He’ll appreciate it and his horse won’t give him any trouble if all the other ponies are sitting on the other side waiting for him. Cowboy etiquette for going through gates with other riders.
Hackamore Horses A Cowboy Chatter Article
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, 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
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, 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
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, 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
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
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.
Little Things
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, 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.
Stormy The Barrel Horse
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,780. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Book Description The challenge of the rodeo arena drives Ann Olsen in her quest for a barrel racing championship. Struggling to compete against powerful contenders in a fast paced event, Ann faces insurmountable obstacles as she desperately rides for her future. A Valiant woman, courageous horses, cunning horse thieves and a handsome bronc rider intertwine in this epic novel of horses.