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Unfamiliar Paths…Sometimes They Take You To The Best Places

New Zip Code, New Beginnings Some of you already know, others do not, Equine Challenge changed zip codes in March. I got the news the end of January that the ranch Mackie and I moved into in August 2009 was going up for sale.  It wasn’t the first time I
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Another Great Ride For The Books!

I headed out earlier than usual to beat what was going to be a hot one.  I was riding my 16 year old Morgan gelding “Rocky”, and my friend was on her Quarter Horse mare Belle.  Cherie and I decided to repeat the 2.5-hour ride we first rode a few
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How Bits Work – Gag, Snaffles & Their Actions

Again! Can’t stand the site of a horse with eyes bulging and mouth wide open, trying to escape the pain. Here is another great video on different bits and what happens inside the mouth of the horse.  Some great info here and something to think about the next time you
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What Bits Do To Horses When You Pull On Their Mouths

One of my pet peeves is watching people yanking on their horse’s mouth. Breaks my heart to see a horse with eyes bulging and mouth wide open, trying to escape the pain. That being said, I would like to share some great info on what goes on inside the mouth
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