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Movie Review – Buck the Film: Not Just for Horse Lovers

| June 18, 2014 | Reply
Movie Review – Buck the Film: Not Just for Horse Lovers

Mandee Widrick | July 11, 2011 |  A couple months ago, I received a post on Horse Family’s Facebook wall about this new film called “Buck”. I wasn’t at all familiar with the movie name, but I was very aware of Buck Brannaman and his training methods, so I went ahead and watched the trailer […]

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You Can Lead A Horse To Water, But Should It Really Be Drinking This Stuff?

| June 18, 2014 | Reply
You Can Lead A Horse To Water, But Should It Really Be Drinking This Stuff?

Ellie Fraser | August 2, 2011 | Think about your horse’s water right now. Would you drink it? Whether you use an automatic feeder, a rubber bucket, an old bathtub, a tank, or a cement, rubber or plastic trough, chances are you wouldn’t willingly take a straw and live off it for a day. Yet […]

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How to Find the Perfect Cowboy Boots

| June 17, 2014 | Reply
How to Find the Perfect Cowboy Boots

Ever wondered how to find the perfect pair of cowboy boots? I definitely have, considering that my only nice pair of cowboy boots cost me about fifty bucks and came from Sears. They’re cute enough, sure, but far from being legit. That’s why I asked Tim Urling of Tim’s Boots to share his insight on how […]

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Christian author publishes book for young cowgirls

| May 17, 2014 | Reply
Christian author publishes book for young cowgirls

HFAdmin | May 17, 2010 Vicki Watson, founder of ChristianCowgirl.net, has published the first book in her new Sonrise Stable series: Rosie and Scamper. The book, written to portray positive values, captures a young girl’s love for  horses as she’s taught important life lessons by her beloved grandmother. “It all began when a neighbor offered […]

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Saddle Network: Effective, Proactive Saddle Theft Prevention

| October 23, 2012 | Reply
Saddle Network: Effective, Proactive Saddle Theft Prevention

[Copperopolis, CA] Just three weeks after its official launch, saddle theft protection service Saddle Network has reached the hundred-saddle mark in its mission to prevent saddle theft. Saddle Network tagged its 100th saddle while visiting Andrew Coates at Southern Cross Ranch in Esparto, California on Tuesday, October 16th. With lifetime NCHA earnings over $600,000, cutting […]

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Equestrian Body Art: Is a Horse Tattoo for You?

| June 7, 2012 | Reply
Equestrian Body Art: Is a Horse Tattoo for You?

Mandee Widrick | June 7, 2012 | Tattoos are an artistic way that people can outwardly express their love for just about anything. If it can be conceptualized, a skilled artist can probably put it into form. For horse lovers that enjoy body art, a permanent ink drawing of their beloved equine friend may be exactly how […]

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Is Horse Ownership Right for Me (And My Wallet)?

| May 10, 2012 | Reply
Is Horse Ownership Right for Me (And My Wallet)?

Mandee Widrick | May 10, 2012 |  Spring is here, and with the increasingly warmer weather upon us, it’s the perfect time of year for horse enthusiasts to be thinking about how they plan to get their riding fix this summer. If you’re new to the thought of horse ownership and aren’t quite sure if […]

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#HorseChat is currently on hold, but we’ll be back!

| March 5, 2012 | Reply
#HorseChat is currently on hold, but we’ll be back!

Mandee Widrick | March 5, 2012 | To our absolutely fabulous Twitter friends…I have a bit of news to share. As the title of this post suggests, I’m here to let you know that#HorseChat is being placed on a temporary hold. After some contemplating, I’ve realized that sometimes a slight pause is necessary for growth. You might be […]

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5 Tips to Getting Your Horse Sold

| March 1, 2012 | Reply
5 Tips to Getting Your Horse Sold

Mandee Widrick | March 1, 2012 |The horse economy isn’t the best, and people are pinching their pennies more than ever before. As a seller, it’s may be a challenge to get those leads and make a sale, especially when cheap or free horses are overtaking the marktet. There are a few steps you can take […]

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Winning With The Power Of Horses

| February 17, 2012 | Reply
Winning With The Power Of Horses

Ellie Fraser | February 17, 2012 |  Equestrians know how much horses can assist with learning. We learn from them just as they learn from us, and somehow they can teach us so much more – about kindness, loyalty, the power of listening and clear communication, and working together. Those in the business sector are […]

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