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What kind of pants to ride in?

By Patty Wilber I have ridden in MWZ Wrangler slim fit jeans for the last eon.  They are kind of old school (and not as cool retro as the return of bell bottoms) but they fit me well.  Also, they … Continue reading

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Camping at Fort Stanton

By Patty Wilber Me and three friends went horse camping at Fort Stanton-Snowy River Cave National Conservation Area April 23-25. I haven’t been there since…a long time! I am here to tell you it is a fine place for horse … Continue reading

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Horse Nerd

By Patty Wilber I have always had some nerdy tendencies, but this weekend really underlined the fact that, yes, I’m a horse nerd.

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NMApHC Ranch Trail Clinic, 2024

By Patty Wilber We did our NMApHC Ranch Trail Clinic at the Stanley Cyclone Center last Saturday, and on Sunday the weather was no good.  I sat down at the computer to do a little writing and a spate of … Continue reading

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Spring! 2024!

By Patty Wilber Spring is a season I always like! Daylight Savings has begun in our fair state, and while there are always articles about how terrible setting the clocks forward and back is for everyone, I just cannot agree.  … Continue reading

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Flying Lead Changes

By Patty Wilber When horses lope or canter, one front leg extends farther than the other and that is the “lead” they are on.  The horse below is on the right lead, and is going to the right. That is … Continue reading

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NMBHA Training Show, part 2.

By Patty Wilber Team Wilber had a really nice time at the New Mexico Buckskin Horse Association Training Show, Part 2!

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The NMApHC Rope Clinic

By Patty Wilber Last weekend (2-17-24) The NMApHC put on a clinic to help folks improve their rope-handling skills for ranch horse classes.

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The Running Martingale

By Patty Wilber Three weeks ago, I discussed the German martingale.  This week’s topic is the running martingale, which I actually wrote about once already, calling it a training fork, but that was in 2018…so I guess I can repeat … Continue reading

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New Mexico Buckskin Horse Association Training Show Part I

By Patty Wilber Last year I made it through the first NMBHA training show, but I was exhausted and took two or three days to recover!  This year, though I am still getting immunotherapy shots every three weeks, I showed … Continue reading

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