How to Overcome Summer Heat on the Ranch and on the Road

Summer vacation isn’t a term that ranch cowboys are familiar with. Just because the temperatures soar doesn’t mean the work comes to a halt. However, some of the most reliable workers, horses, need to have the best care possible to make sure they stay healthy. Shaun Strickland, managing partner at Poison Spider Cattle Co., offers […]

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Behind the Barrels with Megan Lyerly: Raising and Starting Foals

For most people, there is nothing sweeter than a new born baby. The baby can be a human, chick, puppy, bunny or horse, and it will be considered the sweetest, most perfect being ever. No mistakes have been made yet, its skin, hair and eyes haven’t been damaged, scarred or bruised. The baby is simply […]

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Olympic Show-Jumper is Dedicated to the Sport of Equine Business

Life is about choices. For one business school graduate, the choice was simple. She preferred returning to the family business of long days, weeks away from home and working with equine clients over the hustle and bustle of corporate life behind a desk.  “The best part of my job is the pleasure to work with […]

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Meet Hillary Irwin: Retired Racehorse Project Trainer, Competitor

Imagine being a young Thoroughbred horse; you are three-years old and already have run your last race. What is your purpose now? You’ve trained for speed, but still have lots of good years left in you. Luckily for young horses like these there are compassionate trainers like Hillary Irwin. Irwin began “restarting” off-track Thoroughbreds in […]

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