This children’s book makes a great bedtime read, especially if your child is wearing Lazy One PJs! The story features the adorable cartoon characters that are also found on Lazy One’s clothing. It’s 32 pages and features text and illustrations.
Rodeo Legends traces the lives and exploits of some of rodeo’s biggest stars from the past, both men and women. From bull riding to barrel racing to calf roping to saddle bronc riding, many rodeo disciplines are covered. You’ll gain new insights into the lives of these legends, and with the beautiful photographs that are included, Rodeo Legends makes a good read for rodeo fans of all ages.
Grooming is a short booklet by Joe and Cindy Weaver that simply demonstrates how to make your horse look better through grooming. Whether you’re getting ready for a show or just seeking some advice on day-to-day clipping, bathing, and tail and main care, Grooming will likely have something for you. It’s packed with photos to make the techniques clear for horse owners with any level of experience.
This book makes a great bedtime read for your youngster, especially if he or she is wearing Lazy One PJs. The book has an original story and full-color illustrations, and they feature the same characters found on some Lazy One clothing. It’s 32 pages long.
Craig Cameron’s Ride Smarter is meant for readers who already ride horses but who want to take their technique to the next level for a better riding experience. Whether your goal is to ride in the arena, on trails, or just around your own land, Ride Smarter will provide a number of tips and tricks that will help you have a better experience and develop a closer, more understanding relationship with your horse.
The American Notecard set was designed by the artist and adventurer Jeremy Collins, and celebrates the art of adventure. This charming set comes in a great folio gift box, and contains 12 assorted cards. Give these as a gift or keep a set for yourself, either way you will love the uniqueness of these cards.
Horse ownership can be daunting, especially if it’s your first time. Fran Devereaux Smith, a Western Horseman managing editor, realizes this, and in First Horse she passes on tons of advice to help first time horse owners with all aspects of the process, from choosing and purchasing the right horse to finding a spot to keep it to selecting the right gear to feeding and basic health care. Help make sure that your first horse isn’t your last with First Horse!
In Ranch-Horse Versatility, multiple world champion versatility rider Mike Major explores some of the things you can do to set you up for success in ranch-horse versatility competitions. While it was written for an audience of competitive riders, the tips and tricks in Ranch-Horse Versatility should be able to help riders of all skill levels improve their skills and the responsiveness of their mounts.
Backcountry riding can be one of the more difficult tests for you and your horse, which is why Mike Kinsey and Jennifer Denison have teamed up to bring you Backcountry Basics. Based on the popular series that ran in Western Horseman magazine, Backcountry Basics is a problem-solving handbook for the unique challenges of trail riding. While it’s catered towards recreational trail riders, its principles are helpful to riders of all stripes, especially when it comes to developing the trust, confidence, and willingness of your horse.
This children’s book features an original story and illustrations that feature characters from Lazy One clothing. It makes a great bedtime read, especially if your little one is wearing the matching PJs. It is 32 pages long and features all original, full-color illustrations.
In Starting Colts, lifelong horse trainer Mike Kevil provides advice that horse owners, expert and novice alike, can learn from. He focuses on the tried and true stimulus-response-reward system, and how to apply it effectively and humanely. With chapters on everything from the first saddling and introduction to the bit to trailer loading, there’s something for everyone here, regardless of what job you use your horses for.
Lameness is one of the most painful equine afflictions, both for the horse itself as well as you its owner and friend. In Understanding Lameness, veterinarian Terry Swanson examines lameness and its effects on your horse’s present and future. He also explores causes, symptoms, and the diagnostics and treatment options that might be best for your horse. Lameness will always be scary, but with Understanding Lameness it will hopefully be a little less scary for you.
Full of mouth-watering, nutritious Dutch oven recipes, this cook book is the perfect gift for the beginner and experienced outdoor cook alike. Learn how to judge coals, store and stack your Dutch ovens, and much more.
This revised edition of Barrel Racing, by four-time National Finals Rodeo qualifier Sharon Camarillo, can teach something to barrel racers of all skill levels. She covers all aspects of the process, from selecting your horse and gear to the day of the competition itself, and she’ll guide you through her technique that emphasizes the approach, rate, and turn. Barrel Racing is loaded with over 150 photos and illustrations that make certain techniques clear in a way that words alone cannot.
Even the most experienced horse owner can occasionally come across a horse that has a seemingly new problem. Regardless of your experience level, Marty Merten’s Problem Solving Volume 2 should be able to shed some light on it. Merten covers specific issues in each chapter, but is quick to point out that what most people recognize as a problem is often a symptom of a deeper problem. He stresses prevention and good horsemanship, so even if a specific chapter is covering a problem you haven’t encountered, it will likely still contain information that’s useful to you.
Between Chris Cox’s words of wisdom and the beautiful 200-plus photographs, Ride the Journey is sure to help improve your horsemanship skills. Cox, a four time winner of the Road to the Horse championship, provides his years of experience on topics such as groundwork, creating a natural head set, leg-yielding exercises, cattle work, and so much more! Riders of all experience levels are sure to find something useful in Ride the Journey.