Friday, March 22, 2019
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Editors Note: This series follows the journey of Las Vegas horse trainer Jennifer Osborne as she prepares for the 2019 Thoroughbred Makeover in Lexington, Kentucky. Each month, Jennifer will share her progress...
More than a dozen riders and drivers braved the rain for the first Spring into Summer Gymkhana Series in Silver Springs. The event is organized by the National Endurance Driving Association (NEDA).
julie winkel giving a lesson to a jumping rider

Making the Grade

Two years ago, Emily Anderson didn’t know much about horses, but she wanted to. The Alturas, California teen was just about to finish high school and trying to decide what to do next. All she knew was...

Cowboy Couture

Cowboys are taking over Las Vegas this month for the annual Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. The 10-day event is the Super Bowl of rodeos and draws more than 100,000 attendees each year to see bareback riding,...

Prison Break

It’s late October and I’m headed to prison. Thankfully not in handcuffs and not with a horse trailer. It was tempting to bring my trailer… just in case. I’m on my way to the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in...

Silver State Gladiators

Few equestrian theatrical productions can compete with Cavalia. The Canadian company’s international touring show features dozens of beautiful horses, amazing riders and aerialists, jaw-dropping stunts, original music performed by a live orchestra, and dramatic changing sets - all under...

The Show Must Go On

In 1957, Nevada equestrians were abuzz with news of the formation of a Nevada State Horsemen’s Association. “Saddle Chatter,” a weekly column in the Nevada State Journal, mused: “There are a lot of rodeos in Nevada, but not many...

Aim True

Imagine galloping your horse, dropping your reins, lifting your bow, and letting loose an arrow into a target. Think you could do it? Mounted archery is ancient history but it is making a comeback in the modern equestrian community....

Spirit of the West

The real thing for cowboys. That’s how the New York Times described the J.M. Capriola Company store in Elko, Nevada, in an article in 1984. The same can be said today, though the store attracts just as many city...

Pony Fever

The West is more than just a region on a map. The West is a place rooted in the ideas of American consciousness. There is something romantic about its colorful cast of historical characters - cowboys, gunfighters, Indians, and...
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