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The Half-Lease Contract

A half lease can be a great way to save money on your horse expenses, but do you know the ins and outs of drawing up the contract?and the pitfalls of doing so on your own?
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More about IHSA Competition

Are you a young person who wants to stay involved with horses through your college years? Intercollegiate competition provides just that opportunity.
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Gimmick-Free Bits

Find out why these four simple bits have stood the test of time.
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Click 'n Buy: Cowboy Boots

Take a look through our boot slide show. You can't lose with any of these cowboy boots, from all price ranges and categories.
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Half Leasing: The Lessee's Perspective

Learn more about the half-lease agreement in this interview with a current lessee.
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Click 'n Buy: Pro Tack Picks

Check out our click 'n buy slide show of six top riders' favorite tack.
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Western Designers: Breast Cancer Awareness Products

October is breast cancer awareness month, click through our slideshow to see all the products and lines that raise money for the cause.
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Horse Blankets for Every Budget

Click through our slideshow to see which blankets were featured in our September issue and for click-and-buy links to each of them.
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Senior Horse Care Checklist

Older equines need all the same basic care other horses do, including regular vaccinations and deworming, plus routine hoof care.
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