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Life on the George Ranch

February 25, 2010
Few times in our lives can passions be lived to the fullest measure - for some, maybe never. I was one of the blessed, and lucky few who savored, lived, and loved my dreams of horses, now - for over 40 years.  By Jim Hodges, American Cowboy I struck leather… Read more »

Natural Horsemanship

February 25, 2010
My journey with the Parelli Natural Horsemanship home study program to become a Parelli Professional Licensed Instructor. by Kelly Sigler About five years ago, I felt like I was on top of the world. I was competing my horse, George, in preliminary level eventing with great success. George was my… Read more »

So, You Want to Own Your Own Ranch!

February 25, 2010
So, You Want to Own Your Own Ranch! by Debbie Eggleston You've vacationed at a few different dude ranches, working cattle guest ranches or maybe even a ranch resort complete with a spa. You're back at your desk in the "real world", but when you stare out your office window,… Read more »

The Art of Diana Madaras

February 25, 2010
By Darley Newman "Art for Animals" and Equine Inspirations On a recent trip to Tucson, I was introduced to the art of Diana Madaras, a celebrated Southwestern artist. I was drawn to her unique style and colorful paintings of horses. Her story of taking a risk to pursue her passions… Read more »

The Equine Land Conservation Resource

February 25, 2010
Sustaining the Equestrian Community through Education and Advocacy by Deb Balliet, CEO, Equine Land Conservation Resource In 1997, four co-founders incorporated the Equestrian Land Conservation Resource (the name has been changed to Equine Land Conservation Resource) in Pennsylvania. The formality of incorporation was the result of over a year’s worth… Read more »

The P.R.E. Horse

February 25, 2010
Focus on: The Andalusian, a Spanish breed of horses. by: Barbara Clark You have seen them at the movies and probably didn't know what they were; just that they were the most beautiful horses you have ever seen. They have long flowing hair and come in all colors but are… Read more »

Therapeutic Riding in Portland, OR

February 25, 2010
Read about a Portland, Oregon metropolitan center offering a comprehensive, three-fold therapeutic equine program For 8 year old Emily the chance to ride a horse and focus on the fun she was having rather than her upcoming chemotherapy session was an event that turned her life around. Not only her's,… Read more »

Virginia- Ride for the Cure Interview

February 25, 2010
Learn about Ride for the Cure- a Virginia horse ride to raise money for breast cancer research by Darley Newman On October 10, 2009, I will be horseback riding alongside equestrians, mothers, daughters, fathers and friends for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation’s Ride for the Cure Virginia. One… Read more »