A massage can make a horse feel better. Then, the horse will perform better, according to Angelina Schwebke during a workshop entitled Understanding Equine Massage Therapy at the recent 14th annual EquiFest of Kansas in Wichita.
“Live life to the fullest.” That has long been our philosophy. It’s been more than two decades since a funeral, when remembrances of the deceased were requested; we stood up without even realizing it, somehow like a special power forced us, and made that exact statement.
Looking back is funnier than when itâ€™s happening. What are actually catastrophes in ranch life sometimes become humorous when thought about later. They are a highlight in the great life of a cowboy, even though some folks definitely wouldnâ€™t agree with that evaluation.
“Horses help us personally and spiritually.” Lisa Johnson evaluated her own experience, and now she’s dedicated to spreading that message to others. “Horses have changed my life,” Johnson said. “It is my desire to show more women how they can improve their lives, too.”
There’s a heavy haze in the sky. It’s sure cloudy, but the weatherman just said this was a clear day. A distinctive smell of smoke is the air.
Horses have been an integral part in the generous life of Max Brown at Dwight. Initially farming with horses, Brown has keen memories of those years, yet he can also recall getting their first new Allis Chalmers tractor in 1938. “I always liked horses, but our work load became easier when we went to tractor […]
“Why would anybody want to buy another horse?” With what seems like a pasture full of “hay burners,” as Dad generally referred to them, we have more than we can ride.. That’s certain. However, the population is about 50 percent below what it was a year ago. That number has been taken down, because of […]
Most everything done with a horse is to the left. “Consequently, it’s important to make sure your horse is equally versatile to the right, and that requires concentrated awareness and training,” according to renowned reining and cutting horse trainer Al Dunning.