Category: Lifestyle

2015 Time to Ride Challenge & Spirit Riders

2015 Time to Ride Challenge & Spirit Riders

| May 1, 2015 | Reply

Our focus at Horse Family has always been to unite, educate, promote and build the alliance between individuals, families and their horses.   Today, while reading through the hundreds of emails I receive each day, this one caught my eye because it’s something that ties in closely to our objectives & goals and it is something everyone can […]

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The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 4

The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 4

| March 6, 2015 | Reply

Q:  What is the biggest challenge you face when you’re shooting? A:  It’s hard to get a good shot sometimes because if the model looks good, the horse might be moving or if the horse is perfect, the model might not be ready.   It’s challenging when you’re shooting with animals involved.   I always tell people […]

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The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 3

The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 3

| March 5, 2015 | Reply

Q:  What would you tell a young person, passionate about horses and photography, that wants to follow in your footsteps? A:  There are so many resources out there, take advantage of them!     Get involved with Photoshop groups, find a photographer willing to assist you, to teach you.   Be a phenomenal assistant to a photographer you admire.   […]

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The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 2

The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 2

| March 3, 2015 | 2 Replies

Laura McClure – Part 2 (continued…Read Part 1 of this interview, here) My daughter was reaching high school age and I didn’t want to raise her in Las Vegas, so we moved.   We were heading to Tuscon where I was planning on taking my stallion to visit a friends dude ranch for the weekend, to […]

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The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 1

The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 1

| March 2, 2015 | Reply

I am someone who loves photography and I have great appreciation for the artists/photographers who have the talent & passion to share images that tell a story.     Famed photographer, Laura McClure is absolutely one of those people. Laura McClure is truly a remarkable women and an incredibly talented Western Artist / Photographer and I […]

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Introducing… Rusty Spur Designs

Introducing… Rusty Spur Designs

| February 13, 2015 | Reply

Last week, while visiting the campus of Iowa State University, I had the opportunity to meet with an inspiring and passionate student…and artist.    His name is Michael Peters and he is the founder and creative talent behind Rusty Spur Designs. Michael is not only a student at ISU, he’s an artist and entrepreneur in his […]

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Laura McClure – Through The Lens

Laura McClure – Through The Lens

| February 11, 2015 | Reply

As an amateur photographer and someone who is passionate about horses and the equine lifestyle, I admire photographers who are able to capture the beauty & majesty of all of that, in their photographs.    I have an even deeper admiration and respect for any photographers who can use an image to actually tell a story.    It’s a […]

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Winter Boot Care Tips

Winter Boot Care Tips

| January 22, 2015 | Reply

Hi Everyone, This is the time of year when boot care is of the utmost importance to maintain your investment.   I’ve outlined  some easy and necessary steps to extend the life of your boots and they are as follows: 1)   The first thing we recommend is cleaning your boots with a foaming Reptile Cleaner. 2) […]

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Getting The Right Fit in Your Western Boots

Getting The Right Fit in Your Western Boots

| December 19, 2014 | Reply

Craig Strein | December 19, 2014 | First of all, it is such a pleasure to be here at Horse Family Magazine!   I’m looking forward to hearing your thoughts, ideas and insights on topics as we move forward into 2015. One of the questions I am asked most frequently is in regards to boots.  I have […]

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How To Stay Organized On The Road With Your Horse

How To Stay Organized On The Road With Your Horse

| December 4, 2014 | Reply

Most horses take a trip in the trailer at least once or twice a year. Whether you are traveling to a friend’s barn or local trail head for a day trip or heading to your next competition for an overnight, staying organized on the road is an important part of smooth and fun horse travel. […]

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