January/ February 2013

January February Western Horse Review

Brook Buhler having a little fun with her western
roots on her big day, captured perfectly by Krista
Kay of Krista Kay Photography.

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FEATURES

The Big Day, The Cowboy Way
Enjoy a look at the nuptials of three captivating couples and how they put just the right amount of western in their special day. Plus, 8 great venues for your big day.

 

Secrets of an Xtreme Cowboy
With reining roots, Jim Anderson has segued successfully into a champion cowboy challenge competitor.

 

Fifty Years of Paint Horses
The significant role that Canada has played in the history and growth of the Paint Horse breed.

 

Equine Education
Special Advertising Section featuring the top notch schools for furthering your equine education.

Books
See the secrets of Alberta’s wild horses through the lens of photographer Larry Semchuk.

Getaways
The Arizona Sun Circuit – one of the premier winter destination horse shows.

Food of the West
A classic plate for entertaining is re-invented with top notch and local ingredients.

Real Lives of Trainer’s Wives
A humble and positive woman from Hanley, Saskatchewan wears many hats, not the least of which is wife to a successful cow horse trainer.

Turquoise Temptations
This season’s hottest colour entwines itself in all aspects of western life.

Bit of the Month
Keith Stewart pulls a handy, all around bit out of his tack room.

Prolotherapy
A southern Alberta vet takes charge of introducing a cutting edge treatment to the equine industry.

Equine Chiropractics
Roger Lewis demonstrates a few techniques and stresses the importance of a comfortable horse.

Farrier Files
Tips for an enjoyable and safe winter riding season.

Med of the Month
The uses and treatment options for Buscopan.

Blue Light Mares
New thinking about putting your mare under lights to promote a healthy cycle.

Frostbite
Watch out for the warning signs of an all too common winter ailment.

Ten Things You Didn’t Know…
Cutting; the horses and the history that grew the sport to where it is today.

Rising Star
A Nanton, Alberta outfitter and hunting guide takes the fast track to the top this fall.

Leaderboard
All-American Quarter Horse Congress
A Pole Bending champion looks forward to her next challenge.

Team Roping Futurity
A Utah operation takes both titles in this thrilling Farmfair fall event.

20 Years
A nostalgic look at the western world through the pages of our past issues.