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Buyer Beware: Horse Sale Scams On The Rise!

Buyer Beware: Horse Sale Scams On The Rise!

When it comes to online horse shopping, one rule reigns above the rest: Buyer Beware. The prevalence of online scams is disheartening to say the least. In the horse world, these usually take a one of two forms: Fake account/fake horses: Either the person does not...

Explore The World On Horseback

Explore The World On Horseback

The world is full of magnificent beauty! From the pyramids in Egypt to grazing giraffes in Africa, there is so much to see and explore. Travelers can book incredible vacations that include horseback excursions in some of the most unique and remote places of the world....

Meet The Featured Consignors At Cowgirl Cadillacs 2024

Meet The Featured Consignors At Cowgirl Cadillacs 2024

The 6th annual Cowgirl Cadillacs horse sale, proudly presented by COWGIRL Magazine, will return to the Rancho de los Caballeros resort in Wickenburg, Arizona, February 23-24, 2024. This unique sale will bring another set of gentle, classy, fancy-broke horses consigned...

Horse Barns That Combine Luxury & Functionality

Horse Barns That Combine Luxury & Functionality

Your horse deserves the best! These upscale barns were skillfully designed to meet the needs and comfort of your horses. They have amenities like stall runs, spacious aisles with rubber footing, ample lighting, fans in each stall, and much more. They also have elegant...

5 Fun Facts About Metallic Cat

5 Fun Facts About Metallic Cat

Metallic Cat is quite the horse! Currently, he's at the top of the National Reined Cow Horse Association’s sire earnings list. His offspring are very successful in cutting and other western disciplines. This handsome red roan is owned by Rocking P Ranch and is...

Ho Ho Ho! Bake Your Horse A Christmas Treat

Ho Ho Ho! Bake Your Horse A Christmas Treat

Peppermints, molasses, and oats... It doesn't get more yummy for your horse than those ingredients. Mix and mash them up to create the perfect horse treat. This Christmas will be extra special for your furry child. You can stuff some in their stocking and say Santa...

Cowgirls Take Over The 2023 NCHA Broke Spur Ranch World Finals

Cowgirls Take Over The 2023 NCHA Broke Spur Ranch World Finals

Women in the cutting horse industry have emerged as formidable competitors, showcasing exceptional horsemanship skills and the 2023 NCHA Broke Spur Ranch World Finals is no exception. Their expertise in training, riding, and competing with cutting horses has led to...

A Trip To The American Quarter Horse Hall Of Fame & Museum

A Trip To The American Quarter Horse Hall Of Fame & Museum

Located in Amarillo, Texas, the AQHA Hall of Fame & Museum is definitely worth a visit! You can experience a piece of the West. Horse lovers will enjoy learning more about this versatile breed. There are so many fun and unique exhibits to check out. This trip...

5 Fun Facts About Roy Roger’s Famous Horse, Trigger

5 Fun Facts About Roy Roger’s Famous Horse, Trigger

Throughout the 1940s and 50s, Roy Rogers and his golden horse, Trigger appeared on various TV shows and movies. The the two of them went on cowboy adventures. Trigger gained celebrity status quickly. He had his very own fanbase! To this day, his name brings about...

Lunging For Beginners

Lunging For Beginners

Many equestrians choose to lunge their horse for a variety of reasons. It can be a great way to train and condition them. It consists of the horse traveling in a circle around their handler. Some will start lunging early in the horse's training before they're ridden....

Skip The Bit And Get A Sidepull Bridle

Skip The Bit And Get A Sidepull Bridle

There are many reasons to turn to bitless riding. More riders are recognizing the benefits! In a sidepull bridle, the reins attach directly to the noseband. They're great for young horses or riders still learning how to use their aids. These bitless bridles were...

Mark Wahlberg’s Daughter Wants To Be An Olympian

Mark Wahlberg’s Daughter Wants To Be An Olympian

Most are familiar with actor Mark Wahlberg and his collection movies like The Family Plan. What you might not realize is that his daughter, Grace Wahlberg, is an avid equestrian. She competes in show jumping and does quite well! This young teen is very disciplined and...

Free Coloring Pages For Cowgirls

Free Coloring Pages For Cowgirls

Coloring is a great activity for all ages! It has been proven to reduce stress. It can also improve coordination and inspire creativity. On those cold afternoons and evenings, it can be enjoyable to settle down at a table and pull out your colored pencils or crayons....

Deck Your Stalls For Christmas

Deck Your Stalls For Christmas

The holiday season is underway! Many have already begun decorating. You can continue the fun by adding Christmas spirit to your horse barn. Deck those stalls with fun wreaths, lighting, garland, wrapping paper, and more. There are so many unique (and safe) ways to...

5 Benefits Of Hobble Training Your Horse

5 Benefits Of Hobble Training Your Horse

Hobbles are often used in the horse world, especially by trail riders. They consist of restraining the horse's legs with the use of rope or leather. Two of the legs will be tied together to impede forward movement. While some are against the use of them, many trainers...

Beautifully Painted Cakes For Cowgirls

Beautifully Painted Cakes For Cowgirls

A special occasion like a wedding or baby shower requires a beautiful cake! Louise Vincent, a talented baker and artist, showcases her skills with hand-painted cakes. These masterpieces have beautiful farm landscapes with depictions of horses, cows, and tractors....

5 Fun Facts About Dale Evan’s Horse, Buttermilk

5 Fun Facts About Dale Evan’s Horse, Buttermilk

Those who enjoy old western films will recognize the famous horse, Buttermilk. Him and his cowgirl rider, Dale Evans, appeared in many 1950s movies. They rode alongside Roy Rogers and his horse, Trigger. Buttermilk and Evans were a wonderful duo, beloved by many!...

How To Prepare Your Horse For Winter

How To Prepare Your Horse For Winter

Many horse owners deal with cold temperatures, snow, and icy conditions in winter. This weather can be difficult on horses and their riders. With fall coming to an end, it's important that you prep your barn and get ready for this challenging weather ahead. Make...

Stock Up On New Protective Boots

Stock Up On New Protective Boots

New year, new protective boots for your horse! Protective boots are the perfect gift for you and your horse. Not only are these boots protective for your horse's joints and ligaments, but they are also stylish for your tack room! Dark Denim Bell Boots Classic Equine...