The Western Horse

Reining, cutting, working cow horse, Western pleasure, ranch sorting, team penning, trail, halter, showmanship… The foundations for these events came to the New World with the Spanish Conquistadores and were refined on the ranches and trail drives of the Old West.  The ideal “Western” horse is the American Quarter Horse, and the history of Western riding is tied firmly to the development of this breed.  The ideal Western mount is obedient, brave, cow-savvy, athletic, and light in the bridle.

Q & A with Sarah Rose McDonald, 2015/2016 NFR Qualifier in Barrel Racing

  Sarah Rose McDonald of New Brunswick, Georgia, lost her barrel racing partner Bling (Fame Fling N Bling) in January. …

Q & A with Tyler Waguespack, 2016 World Champion Steer Wrestler

Tyler Waguespack of Gonzales, Louisiana, first qualified for the National Finals Rodeo in steer wrestling in 2015.  This year he…

Fire Damages SACS Western Store in Gonzales, Louisiana

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