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Cindy Corwin is the CEO/Owner of Horse Family Magazine and is specifically interested in giving back to equine communities and bringing families closer together in their love of horses.

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Building Our Barn – Heading Into The Homestretch

Building Our Barn – Heading Into The Homestretch

| September 11, 2017 | Reply

It’s been a little bit since I’ve updated everyone on the progress of our barn.  Things are moving quickly and we find ourselves entering into the homestretch of this massive project. Here’s a list of what’s been done in the past 2 weeks.  The “Done” list is much longer than the “Still To Do List”…we’re […]

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Building Our Barn –  Roofing Insights & Builder Trust

Building Our Barn – Roofing Insights & Builder Trust

| August 4, 2017 | Reply

There is a LOT going on with our barn project this week.  Steel roof is completely installed and the steel walls are being installed as we speak.   The crew is hard at work on the inside wall structures, insulation and windows as well. In the process of watching all the progress, it’s become more and more evident as […]

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A Leap Of Faith – Building Our Barn – Part 2

A Leap Of Faith – Building Our Barn – Part 2

| August 2, 2017 | Reply

I’m not the kind of person who believes in coincidences.  In fact, I  firmly believe that everything in life happens for a reason, regardless of whether or not we understand those plans.   And sometimes let’s face it, life just requires a leap of faith to keep moving forward. Everything about building this barn has required […]

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Building Our Barn –  Finding The Right Contractor

Building Our Barn – Finding The Right Contractor

| July 25, 2017 | 1 Reply

The process of building our barn is officially underway and one of the MOST important steps in this process for us, and anyone else who is undertaking a project of this is scope is finding the right contractor. Our priority was finding a contractor who was: Willing to listen to our thoughts and design ideas […]

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What Does Your Western Hat Say About You?

What Does Your Western Hat Say About You?

| July 17, 2017 | Reply

What DOES Your Western Hat Say About You? Are you and your hat meticulous or murky?   Does your hat shape compliment your face and is your hat shaped properly for competitions and/or everyday use? I recently spent time with Craig Strein, a trusted friend and expert in the area of many things, including hats.   While […]

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It’s Really Happening…We’re Building A Barn

It’s Really Happening…We’re Building A Barn

| May 11, 2017 | Reply

Life changes.  Sometimes those changes are frightening and other times they’re filled with joy and the fulfillment of childhood dreams.  My life consists of both right now but for now, I’m focusing on the JOY. I grew up on our family farm and had horses my entire life, until I went to college.    As […]

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Find Your “Max” at the Five Star Horse Sale

Find Your “Max” at the Five Star Horse Sale

| January 20, 2017 | Reply

Earlier last  year, I posted a picture of my new horse, Max.   Max and I remain a perfect match!  He’s absolutely everything I hoped for just as important, he has lived up to the expectations I had which were based on what I was told about him. It wasn’t easy finding him however.  You […]

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Just In Time For Christmas

Just In Time For Christmas

| November 11, 2016 | Reply

I’m not someone who has to have hundreds of products for my horse.   I tend to like simple, practical and affordable products that will benefit my horse and myself. Recently, I was intrigued by the concept of grooming gloves however.   I was used to the traditional and usual array of grooming brushes and in all […]

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Mold On Your Tack?  Get Rid Of It – Part Two

Mold On Your Tack? Get Rid Of It – Part Two

| August 24, 2016 | Reply

Mold on tack is a common issue, especially if you live in a hot, humid area.  Craig Strein, CEO and Saddle Maker at The Silver Spur Saddle Shop demonstrated how you can effectively remove mold from your tack in Part One of this video series. In this part of the video series (the one you’re […]

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Mold On Your Tack?  Get Rid Of It – Part One

Mold On Your Tack? Get Rid Of It – Part One

| August 24, 2016 | Reply

My youngest granddaughters have been riding in one of our older, small saddles for several years and the time had finally come for them to ‘graduate’ to a new and bigger saddle.  I thought it would be fun  for them to ride in my daughters old show saddle which is incredibly well-made and fits both […]

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