#WalkInOurBoots with Performance Trainer Brad Barkemeyer

by Alexis Bennett Catch up with cow horse and reining trainer Brad Barkemeyer as he shares how he prepares his amateur Select competitors for the AQHA Select World Show and how he helps them set goals for each show season. Read More

#WalkInOurBoots with Cow Horse Competitor Larry Lommen at the Select World Show

We caught up with Larry Lommen, from our OnStaff at Horse&Rider blog, to talk about his prelim run in the working cow horse event. Learn how he and his horse are preparing for their back-to-back performances in this interview as part of our #WalkInOurBoots coverage, brought to you by Soft-Ride Comfort Boots. Read More

First of Its Kind: Temple Grandin Equine Center at CSU

Adam Daurio, director of outreach for the planned Temple Grandin Equine Center at Colorado State University. The facility will be a living classroom, blending research with community equine-assisted activities. Read More

#WalkInOurBoots Before the Show with Dr. Terry Swanson

by Alexis Bennett Team roping competitor and equine veterinarian Terry Swanson, DVM talks about how he's prepared for the 2015 AQHA Select World Show and how he'll ensure that his horse is ready to compete in Amarillo. Read More

Ty Brazeal on Desensitization

Watch as trainer and clinician Ty Brazeal explains how to desensitize your horse through ground work. In this video Brazeal demonstrates his technique using a plastic bag. Read More

Love to Own: Heavenly Mac

by Alexis Bennett Heavenly Mac, or Mac is a 11-year-old AQHA gelding owned and shown by Susan Knapp of Van Meter, Iowa. Check him out in the magazine and watch this video of he and Knapp competing at the 2011 Arizona... Read More

Help for 'Dummy Foals,' Children?

Foals born with neonatal maladjustment (dummy foal) syndrome will be helped by "the squeeze," a technique developed by the University of California, Davis, veterinary specialist John Madigan. Read More

Love to Own: Flos Heiress

Our July 2015 Love to Own horse is the AQHA Barrel Horse of the Year and 2014 WNFR Champion. Watch her run at the 2014 Calgary Stampede where she and rider Fallon Taylor won round 1. Read More

LTO: Docs Good N Plenty

by Alexis Bennett Check out our May 2015 Love to Own Horse: 2010 POA gelding by Docs Good N Tuff and out of Docs Honky Tonk Lil, by CHR Tigers Tough Eagle. Owned and shown by Kaitlyn Dickmann of George, Iowa. Read More

Reiner's Run: Rave Reviews

Shawn Flarida and Shine N Spook, co-champions at the 2014 National Reining Horse Association Futurity in Oklahoma City, wowed our Facebook fans when we put the pair’s finals video up on our page. Here's your chance to watch, in case you missed it! Read More

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