2012 Articles Index

Need help finding your favorite H&R article from 2012? This complete list of 2012 articles should help. Have a favorite training article you want to refer back to? Or maybe there was a money-saving Solution you want to implement at your barn? Maybe you want to order a boot that was featured in the Style page. Look up all the past editorial material here!

Al Dunning's How's My Riding?
"Sitting Pretty," Practice Pen, Jan., pg. 32
"Hard-Working Pair," Practice Pen, Feb., pg. 32
"Trail-Course Prep," Practice Pen, March, pg. 32
"Al Says, ‘Relax'" Practice Pen, May, pg. 46
"Small-Fry Horsemanship," Practice Pen, June, pg. 28
"Rail Work," Practice Pen, July, pg. 38
"Fence Work," Practice Pen, Sept., pg. 40
"Reining Prep," Practice Pen, Oct., pg. 40
"Schooling Session," Practice Pen, Nov., pg. 34
"Sit Up in the Saddle," Practice Pen, Dec., pg. 34

Barns, Property Maintenance
"Melt Ice Safely," Your Horse, Your Life, Jan., pg. 18
Stable Gear: "Stall Fronts," Jan., pg. 64
"Savvy Storage," Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 20
"Spring-Clean Your Barn," Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 20
"Messy Job Made Easy," Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 20
Special Advertising Section: "Barn & Ranch Makeover," March, pg. 57
Stable Gear: "Barn Carts and Caddies," April, pg. 78
"Nip It in the Mud," May, pg. 80
"How to Handle a Hay Shortage," June, pg. 56
"Three-Pronged Fly Control," Your Horse, Your Life, June, pg. 30
"Small Size, Big Benefits," Your Horse, Your Life, June, pg. 28
"Tack Theft—Now What?" July, pg. 68
Stable Gear: "Barn Fly Control," July, pg. 78
"Winter-Prep Steps to Take Now," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 26
"Easier Hay Soaking," Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 24
Stable Gear: "Winter Water Options," Oct., pg. 70
"While You Wait," Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 20

Behavior
"Sore Back; Foal Eats Manure," Whole Horse Q&A, March, pg. 14
"Hematoma; Saddling Woes," Whole Horse Q&A, April, pg. 14
"Rearing to Go—In A Bad Way," Problem Solvers, June, pg. 88
"Club Foot; Sometimes Spooky," Whole Horse Q&A, July, pg. 20
"Trailering Fears; Bowed Tendon," Whole Horse Q&A, Aug., pg. 12
"Pasture Predator?" Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 19
"Clinician On Call," Aug., pg. 43
"Keeping Kelly," Aug., pg. 62
"Trailering Fears; Bowed Tendon," Whole Horse Q&A, Aug., pg. 12
"Popped Splint; Trail Fears," Whole Horse Q&A, Sept., pg. 14
"Barn Sour; Shoe Boil," Whole Horse Q&A, Oct., pg. 15
"Eye Discharge; Pulling Back," Whole Horse Q&A, Nov., pg. 12

Bob Avila's Winning Insights
"Breeding Time Machine," Practice Pen, Jan., pg. 30
"How Not to Lose," Practice Pen, Feb., pg. 30
"Don't Skip the Basics," Practice Pen, March, pg. 30
"Tire Kickers," Practice Pen, April, pg. 33
"Industry Update," Practice Pen, May, pg. 38
"Horse Divorce," Practice Pen, June, pg. 45
"What You Need to Succeed," Practice Pen, July, pg. 36
"Know When to Quit," Practice Pen, Aug., pg. 32
"Neck-Reining: Part 1: Introduce the Concept," Practice Pen, Sept., pg. 34
"Neck-Reining: Part 2: Introduce the Curb Bit," Practice Pen, Oct., pg. 32
"Neck-Reining: Part 3: The Romal Advantage," Practice Pen, Nov., pg. 28
"Rules of Engagement," Practice Pen, Dec. pg. 26

Breed, Show Associations
"Did You Know? Surprising Facts About 10 Breeds," Jan., pg. 50
"Once More, for the Memories," Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 18
"New National AQHA Championship for YOU!" Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 18
"Important USEF Drug-Rule Changes," Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 18
Gallop Poll: "If Wishes Were Reiners," Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 18
Have You Tried: "Entry-Level Reining," Practice Pen, Feb., pg. 38
"New Show Options for All Breeds," Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 18
"Happy Birthday, APHA!" Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 18
"PtHA, AQHA Innovations," Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 20
"Inudstry Update," Practice Pen, May, pg. 38
Have You Tried: "Saddle-Log Programs," Practice Pen, May, pg. 48
"Save Big at AQHA Novice Championships," Your Horse, Your Life, pg. 24
"Painted ‘n Pretty," Your Horse, Your Life, pg. 24
"Genetic Test for Appaloosas Now Available," Your Horse, Your Life, June, pg. 26
"Arabians Slide to Paychecks," Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 24
"AQHA Video Delux," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 20
"Find a Trainer, Help a Youth," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 20
"Philanthropy at Pinto World," Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 22
"Numbers Up at Quarter Horse Shows," Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 18
"ACTHA Rides Benefit Service Members," Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 18
"Not Too Common: Grullas," Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 16

Breeding, Foaling
"Breeding Time Machine," Practice Pen, Jan., pg. 30

Buying, Selling Horses
"Linking Horses With Homes," Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 18
"Tire Kickers," Practice Pen, April, pg. 33
"The Prepurchase Exam: Then and Now," May, pg. 74
"Horse Divorce," Practice Pen, June, pg. 45
"Athletic Ability, Trainability, and Bloodlines," Problem Solvers, July, pg. 80

Clinton Anderson's Arena Practice
"Straight Across the Diagonal," Practice Pen, Feb., pg. 28
"Soften at the Trot," Practice Pen, March, pg. 28
"Draw to a Walk," Practice Pen, April, pg. 29
"A Rollback on the Fence," Practice Pen, May, pg. 36
"Stop On ‘Whoa'," Practice Pen, June, pg. 40

Clinton Anderson's Foal Training
"For the Best Start: Imprint Your Foal," Practice Pen, July, pg. 34
"Catching and Restraining a Foal," Practice Pen, Aug., pg. 29
"A Foal's First Yielding Lesson," Practice Pen, Oct., pg. 30
"A Foal's First Leading Lesson," Practice Pen, Nov., pg. 26
"A Foal's First Haltering," Practice Pen, Dec., pg. 24

Clinton Anderson's Philosophy
"Ingredients of a Horseman," Practice Pen, Jan., pg. 28

Conformation Clinic
Clay Cavinder: Aged Paint geldings, Practice Pen, Jan., pg. 35
Cynthia Richardson: Aged Arabian geldings, Practice Pen, Feb., pg. 35
Karen Banister: Aged Paint mares, Practice Pen, March, pg. 35
Robert Mowrey: 4-year-old Quarter Horse mares, Practice Pen, April, pg. 37
Margo Ball: 3-year-old Quarter Horse geldings, Practice Pen, May, pg. 43
Marilyn Randall: Aged Quarter Horse mares, Practice Pen, June, pg. 51
Jeff Johnson: Aged Paint geldings, Practice Pen, July, pg. 41
Linda Shaddy: Aged Missouri Fox Trotter mares, Practice Pen, Aug., pg. 37
David Denniston: 13-year-old Quarter Horse mares, Practice Pen, Sept., pg. 37
Michael Damianos: Aged Appaloosa mares, Practice Pen, Oct., pg 35
Rick Baker: Aged Quarter Horse mares, Practice Pen, Nov., pg. 31
John Pipkin: Aged Paint geldings, Practice Pen, Dec., pg. 31

Economy
Gallop Poll: "Hard-Luck Horses," Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 18
"The Homeless Horse: What's His Fate?" April, pg. 40
"Sound Business Management," Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 20

Education, Universities
"College-Bound," Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 20
"Clinton-Trained Clinicians," Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 22

Entertainment, Fun
"Texas-Size Fun, Education," Your Horse, Your Life, Jan., pg. 16
"Indian Ponies and Much more," Your Horse, Your Life, Jan., pg. 16
"Did You Know? Surprising Facts About 10 Breeds," Jan., pg. 50
"Riding Vacations," Feb., pg. 47
"Mustang Is America's Favorite," Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 18
"The Ultimate Souvenir? 6666," Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 18
"Racing for a Cause," Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 18
"How Martha Made It Back," April, pg. 48
"Clinician Supports Make-a-Wish," Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 20
"We Really Do Love This Guy," Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 24
"Horse 360°" Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 20
"There's an App for That," Sept., pg. 57

Environment
"Climate Threat?" April, pg. 56
"Hot Weather Can Hurt Feed," Your Horse, Your Life, pg. 26
"Summer's Here!" Your Horse, Your Life, pg. 26
"Savvy Upcycling," (repuropedmateraislinc.com), Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 26

Events
"'A Cowboy State of Mind' Since 1897," (Cheyenne Frontier Days) Your Horse, Your Life, pg. 24
Great Events: "Places to Be in July," (AQHA Battle in the Saddle/National High School Finals Rodeo), Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 24
"Boxing Class," Sept., pg. 66
Don't Miss It: "Enormous Equine Exo," Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 22
"Philanthropy at Pinto World," Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 22

Fashion, Apparel for People
"Western Frills," Roper retro-style shirt, Your Horse, Your LifeJan., pg. 22
"Native Style," Stetson Aztec-motif wool sweater, Your Horse, Your LifeJan., pg. 22
"Annie Get Your…Perfume?" Annie Oakley perfume, Your Horse, Your LifeJan., pg. 22
"Cowgirls Reign (and Rein)," Equestrians Rein cap, Your Horse, Your LifeJan. pg. 22
Boot of the Month: Corral Ladies' Cognac Brushed Laser, Your Horse, Your LifeJan., pg. 22
"Southern Bell," So. Thread plaid snap shirt, Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 22
"Turn Some Heads," Hobby Horse cross-crown, Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 22
"Comfy Cowboy," Pendleton men's cardigan, Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 22
"Be Unique," Show Me Again style tips, Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 22
Boot of the Month: "All-Day Comfort," Durango Rebel, Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 22
"Pretty in Paisley," Ariat Paisley hoodie, Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 22
"Style Help for Men," Harris look organizer, Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 22
"A Good Coat," Good Kisses jacket by Good Ride, Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 22
Boot of the Month: "Twisted Style," Twisted X Buckaroo (W), Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 22
Rider Gear: "Keep You Spurs in Place," March, pg. 78
"Competitive Couture," April, pg. 73
"Starch Alternative," Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 20
"Be Inspired," Gyspy Sisters blog, Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 22
"Dress Up," Wrangler scoop-neck dress, Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 22
Boot of the Month: "Flower Power," Lane Boots: Garden, Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 22
"Summer Chic," Cowgirl Tuff Burnout top, Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 28
"Go Casual," Wrangler Aura capris, Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 28
"Affordable ‘Caboy' Hats," Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 28
Boot of the Month: "Reptile Style," Tony Lama Turquoise Tri-tone lizard, Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 28
"Curvy Couture," Ariat turquoise jeans, Your Horse, Your Life, June, pg. 32
Editor's Pick: Reata Ranch iPhone case, Your Horse, Your Life, June, pg. 32
"Pretty in Pink," Wrangler shirt, Your Horse, Your Life, June, pg. 32
Boot of the Month: "Class Act," Lucchese M3812, Your Horse, Your Life, June, pg. 32
"Western Fun Wear," Cruel Girl cotton dress, Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 28
"Keepin' Time," Montana Silversmiths men's watch, Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 28
"Get Creative!" Dennis Moreland's build your own spurs, Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 28
Boot of the Month: "Lil' Buckaroo," Anderson Bean kids' boot, Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 28
"Be Radiant," Rod's radiant riding blouse, Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 22
"Turn ‘N Burn," Horseworship barrel racing tee, Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 22
Editor's Pick: "No Farrier Required," Double J belt, Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 22
Boot of the Month: "Back to School," Nocona college boots, Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 22
"A Good Barn Coat," Cruel Girl jacket, Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 28
"Purse Envy," Appaloosa Trading Co. handbag, Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 28
"The Skinny on Show Clothes," Hobby Horse tips, Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 28
"Royal Style," Smithbilt white hat, Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 28
Boot of the Month: "Southwest Appeal," Ariat Mystic Feathers, Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 28
Rider Gear: "Bridle Storage," Sept., pg. 70
"Shop on the Go," Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 24
"Smart and Slim," Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 24
"Pink Tack," Weaver Pretty in Pink collection, Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 26
"Tough Enough," Wrangler TETWP short-sleeve top, Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 26
"Pink Bling," Montana Silversmiths TETWP necklace, Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 26
Boot of the Month: "Step Out in Pink," Justin L8506, Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 26
"Winter Riding Boot," Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 20
Editor's Pick: Cripple Creek leather jacket, Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 22
"Denim Is In," Stetson Embroidered denim shirt, Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 22
"Put on the Smell Good," Annie Oakley Wild West gift basket, Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 22
Boot of the Month: "Affordable Style," Ferrini 90793-08, Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 22
"Spin the Wheel of Boots," Nov., pg. 46
"Jazz Up Your Boots," Boot Dazzles, Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 20
"The Oh-So-Stylish Horseshoe," Montana Silversmiths bracelet, Mad Cow Company Necklace, Kelly Herd Jewelry ring, Vogt Silversmiths earrings, Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 20
Boot of the Month: The Slipper Boot, Old Gringo Bonnie G, Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 20
Rider Gear: "Muck Boots," Dec., pg 70

Features
"The Chaps-Fit Plan," Jan., pg. 46
"Odd Facts About 10 Breeds," Jan., pg. 50
"Tack Tune-Up," Jan., pg. 56
"Dream Big!" Jan., pg. 58
"Winter Time? Tune-Up Time!" Feb., pg. 40
"Riding Vacations," Feb., pg. 46
"Easy Ways to Avoid Big Vet Bills," Feb. pg. 52
"First World, First Win," Feb., pg. 58
"Roper's Pre-Flight Checklist," Feb., pg. 64
"Steps For a Super Start," March, pg. 42
"Trainer on Demand," March, pg. 50
"A New Alternative," March, pg. 64
"I Shouldn't Be Alive!" March, pg. 72
"The Homeless Horse," April, pg. 40
"How ‘Martha' Made It Back," April, pg. 48
"Climate Threat?" April, pg. 56
"Competitive Couture," April, pg. 73"
"Blueprint Your Goal," May, pg. 50
"Wanted: New Talent," May, pg. 56
"Field Guide to Horse Fencing," May, pg. 62
"Prepurchase Exam: Then & Now," May, pg. 74
"Nip It in the Mud," May, pg. 80
"How to Handle a Hay Shortage," June, pg. 56
"Lead-Change Refinement," June, pg. 64
"On the Road Again (Safely!)" June, pg. 68
"Pattern Work: The Big Picture," June, pg. 74
"Stretch Your Tack Dollars," June, pg. 80
"Drugs Gone Wrong," July, pg. 48
"Be Your Own Trainer," July, pg. 54
"Show-Day Checklist," July, pg. 62
"Tack Theft—Now What?" July, pg. 68
"The Well-Read Rider," July, pg. 72
"Clinician On Call," Aug., pg. 43
"Five Rules for Feeding Wisely," Aug., pg. 50
"Trailer News," Aug., pg. 56
"Keeping Kelly," Aug., pg. 62
"Easing Back In," Sept., pg. 44
"A Blanket for Every Budget," Sept., pg. 50
"App for That?" Sept., pg. 57
"Pain in the Neck?" Sept., pg. 62
"Boxing Class," Sept., pg. 66
"Zen Horseman," Oct., pg. 42
"Pro Tack Picks," Oct., pg. 48
"Oh, My Aching Joints!" Oct., pg. 52
"The Half-Lease Contract," Oct., pg. 58
"Both Sides Now," Oct., pg. 64
"Staying ‘In Gear'," Nov., pg. 40
"Spin the Wheel of Boots," Nov., pg. 46
"17 Tips for Getting Started in 4-H," Nov., pg. 56
"Soft Tissue Trouble," Nov., pg. 62
"Extreme Wylene," Dec., pg. 40
"Hay, Sugar!" Dec., pg. 46
"Celebrate the Season," Dec., pg. 50
"Home School," Dec., pg. 58
"Kids Helping Horses (And Vice Versa)" Dec., pg. 64

Feed, Feeding
"Seasonal Feeding?" Your Horse, Your Life, Jan., pg. 18
"What's in Your Horse's Feed?" Your Horse, Your Life, Jan., pg. 19
"Feeding for Calmness," Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 19
"Quit Wasting Hay, Money," Your Horse, Your Life, June, pg. 28
"How to Handle a Hay Shortage," June, pg. 56
"Bran Confunsion," Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 25
"Five Rules for Feeding Wisely," Aug., pg. 50
"When to Be Stingy With Feed," Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 17
"Hay, Sugar!" Dec., pg. 46

Finance, Saving Money
"Win at Bargain Hunting," Your Horse, Your Life, Jan., pg. 18
"Tack Tune-Up," Jan., pg. 56
"Great Deals, Straight to Your Inbox," Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 20
"Easy Ways to Avoid Big Vet Bills," Feb., pg. 53
"Concentrated Conditioner," Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 20
"Crystal Cleaning," Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 20
"Stretch Your Tack Dollars," June, pg. 80
"Stop Hay Waste," Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 24
"Quit Wasting Hay, Money," Your Horse, Your Life, June, pg. 28
"Zip Together a Solution," Your Horse, Your Life, June, pg. 28
"Hot Box No More," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 24
"Blankets for Every Budget," Sept., pg. 50
"A New Way to Pay for Those Vet Expenses," Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 19
"Shaving Saver," Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 20
"Your Solutions," Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 20
"Make It Last," Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 20

Gallop Polls
"Small Is Fun, Too," Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 16
"If Wishes Were Reiners," Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 18
"Alternative Roads To Health?" Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 18
"Hard-Luck Horses," Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 18
"Climate Change and Your Horse," Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 20
"It's A Mane Thing," Your Horse, Your Life, June, pg. 24
"Road Emergency," Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 24
"How Do You Feed?" Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 18
"Horse Owning in the Cyber Age," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 20
"How Many Club Memberships?" Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 22
"Paying for Vet Expenses," Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 18
"Your Coat-Color Preferences," Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 16

Gift Ideas
"For Gadget-Lovers," Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 20
"Get Rockin'" GreenTreeChair, Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 22
"Easy Gift-Giving," Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 18

Grooming
"Everyday Halter Fit," Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 21
Horse Gear: "Clippers," Feb., pg. 70
"Pattern Memorization; Clipping Tips," Problem Solvers, Feb., pg. 72
"Clipping Time," Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 24
"Tie Right, Tie Safely," Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 26
"22 Tips for Super Grooming," Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 27

Have You Tried?
"Extreme Mustang Makeover," Practice Pen, Jan., pg. 38
"Entry-Level Reining," Practice Pen, Feb., pg. 38
"ACTHA Competitive Trail Challenges," Practice Pen, March, pg. 40
"Saddle-Log Programs," Practice Pen, May, pg. 48
"NATRC Competitive Trail Rides," Practice Pen, June, pg. 54
"
A New Entry—Western Dressage," Practice Pen, July, pg. 44
"Participating in Clinics," Practice Pen, Aug., pg. 40
"Mountain Trail Competition," Practice Pen, Oct., pg. 38
"Intercollegiate Competition through IHSA," Practice Pen, Nov., pg. 38
"Mounted Shooting," Practice Pen, Dec., pg. 28

Horse Health
Colic

"Beat Chronic Colic," Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 19
Free Guide: "Colic Help," Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 25
"Know Your Gut Sounds," Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 19

Deworming
"Deworming: A Modern Approach," Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 21
"Manage Pastures to Thwart Worms," Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 22

Disease
"Biosecurity Risk Calcuator," Your Horse, Your Life, Jan., pg. 17
"A Test for GBED; Respect Needed," Whole Horse Q&A, Feb., pg. 12
Outbreak: "Equine Herpes in California," Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 19
"Avoid ‘E-Disease' Mix-Ups," Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 23

Eyes
"Eye Discharge; Pulling Back," Whole Horse Q&A, Nov., pg. 12

First Aid
"Helps Stop Bleeding," Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 22
"The Best Wound Healing," Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 19

Fly, Insect Control
"Success With Fly Masks," Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 21
"Three Pronged Fly Control," Your Horse, Your Life, pg. 30
"Foil hose Flies," Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 25
"Banish Body Bugs," Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 26
Stable Gear: "Barn Fly Control," July, pg. 78
"Relief for You Both!" Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 19

Hooves
"Better Canker Cure?" Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 22
"Club Foot; Sometimes Spooky," Whole Horse Q&A, July, pg. 20
"High-Tech Horseshoes," Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 21
"Muscle Rehab; Hoof Crack, Whole Horse Q&A, Dec., pg. 12
"It's Best If Hooves Match," Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 17

Lameness, Legs
"Leg-Health Maintenance," Your Horse, Your Life, Jan., pg. 17
"Good For Humans, Equines," Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 19
"Check That Digital Pulse," Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 19
"Cool Vibrations," Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 20
Vet Speak: "Nerve Block," Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 25
"Trailering Fears; Bowed Tendon," Whole Horse Q&A, Aug., pg. 12
"Limping Horse? Here's Help," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 22
"Barn Sour; Shoe Boil," Whole Horse Q&A, Oct., pg. 15
"He's ‘Off': Now What?" Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 25

Miscellaneous
"Quick Exam; Winter Grooming; Cooling Off," Your Horse, Your Life, Jan., pg. 17
To Do This Month: "More Hay; Senior Check; Storm-Day Tasks, Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 19
"Easy Ways to Avoid Big Vet Bills," Feb., pg. 53
Sneak Peek: "Where Does My Horse Hurt?" Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 19
"Feeding for Calmness," Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 19
"A New Alternative," March, pg. 64
Special Advertising Section: "Horse Health," April, pg. 63
"Tips for Avoiding, Treating Ulcers," Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 19
"Free Vaccinations," Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 19
"Your Old-Horse Clearinghouse," Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 19
"Focus in a Bottle," Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 24
"Pasture Poisons?" Your Horse, Your Life, pg. 26
"Drugs Gone Wrong," July, pg. 48
"Stem-Cell Treatment Encouraging," Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 19
"Cheatgrass Ills; Heel Pain," Whole Horse Q&A, July, pg. 16
"Trailering Fears; Bowed Tendon," Whole Horse Q&A, Aug., pg. 12
"Popped Splint; Trail Fears," Whole Horse Q&A, Sept., pg. 14
"Stall Mats Make Sense," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 22
"A Fix for Cribbing, Head Shaking?" Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 22
Telltale Toplines: "Watch Out for ‘Wasting'," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 22
"Winter-Prep Steps to Take Now," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 26
"Pain in the Neck," Sept.. pg. 62
"The Big Freeze," Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 23
"Oh, My Aching Joints," Oct., pg. 52
"Oops! Fat Can Be Sassy," Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 19
"A New Way to Pay for Those Vet Expenses," Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 19
"Soft Tissue Trouble," Nov., pg. 62
"Help Understanding Equine Drugs," Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 17
Vetspeak: "Sweat Paint," Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 17
"Check Your Horse's Vital Signs," Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 19

Skin, Coat
"Skin Disease; Shoes for Shows?" May, pg. 16
"Horse Blankets, Demystified," Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 21
"A Color for Every Size," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 24
"Blanket for Every Budget," Sept., pg. 50
"Cold-Weather Bath," Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 18

Human Health
"The Chaps-Fit Plan," Jan., pg. 46
"Good for Humans, Equines," Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 19
"Study: Can Horses Help Humans?" Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 18
"Gelding Inspires Disabled Kids," Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 18
"Happy Feet," Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 20
"Rein in Cancer," Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 26

Internet
"Trainer on Demand," March, pg. 50
"AQHA Video Delux," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 20
Gallop Poll: "Horse Owning in the Cyber Age," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 20
"Horses-Are-Funny Department," Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 22
"Get H&R on Your iPad or e-Reader," Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 18

Just Between Us, Juli Thorson
"Thank You, Trigger," Jan., pg. 5
"Coulda, Shoulda," Feb., pg. 7
"The New Electricity," March, pg. 7
"Wanted: Wisdom," April, pg. 8
"Pain at the Pump," May, pg. 8
"Addicted to Winning," June, pg. 10
"Secret Weapon," July, pg. 8
"Public Image," Aug., pg. 6
"What's Your Season?" Sept., pg. 6
"What Rings True for You?" Oct., pg. 6
"Tack-Room Toolbox," Nov., pg. 6
"Your Brain, On Horse," Dec., pg. 6

Private Lesson
"Four-Pole Training," Deanna Searles, Practice Pen, Jan., pg. 25
"Pump Up Your Horsemanship," Karen Graham, Practice Pen, Feb., pg. 25
"Simple Lead Change," Jim Searles, Practice Pen, March, pg. 25
"Backtrack," Deanna Searles, Practice Pen, April, pg. 25
"Slick Sidepass," Steve Heckaman, Practice Pen, May, pg. 31
"Get Hip Control," Charles Wilhelm, Practice Pen, June, pg. 37
"Hit the Mark," Sara Simons, Practice Pen, July, pg. 31
"Shapely Circles," Chad Evans, Practice Pen, Aug., pg. 25
"Counter Canter," Steve Heckaman, Practice Pen, Sept., pg. 31
"Spin Start," Devin Warren, Practice Pen, Oct., pg. 27
"Rider Biomechanics," Linda Parelli, Practice Pen, Nov., pg. 23
"'L' Back-Through," Leslie Lange, Practice Pen, Dec., pg. 21

Problem Solvers
"Pole-Bending Fix; Stop the Drift," Jan., pg. 66
"Pattern Memorization; Clipping Tips," Feb., pg. 72
"More Pressure, or New Job; Fixing ‘Whoa' Woes," March, pg. 80
"Trail Obstacles: How to Jump Safely When You're in Your Western Saddle," April, pg. 80
"Make Water Crossings Worry-Free," May, pg. 88
"Rearing to Go—In A Bad Way," June, pg. 88
"Athletic Ability, Trainability, and Bloodlines," July, pg. 80
"Asking for Feedback," Aug., pg. 72
"Easing, and Possibly Curing, Cinchiness," Sept., pg. 73
"Spot A Good Lope Departure," Oct., pg. 72
"Fix A Showmanship Nipper," Nov., pg. 72
"Trail Grazer," Dec., pg. 72

Profiles, People
"In Her Sister's Memory," Your Horse, Your Life, Jan., pg. 20
"Dream Big!" Jan., pg. 58
"First World, First Win," (Lindsay LaPlante), Feb., pg. 58
"I Shouldn't Be Alive!" (Cynthia Cantleberry), March, pg. 72
"'Innovation' Is His Middle Name," Your Horse, Your Life, June, pg. 34
"Extreme Wylene," Dec., pg. 40

Reviews (Books, DVDs, Etc.)
Sneak Peek: "Team Roping 101," Your Horse, Your Life, Jan., pg. 18
"Crockpot Cookbook," Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 20
Sneak Peek: "Reining: From Beginning to Winning" (DVD set), Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 20
"Roper's Pre-Flight Checklist," Feb., pg. 65
Sneak Peek: "Where Does My Horse Hurt," Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 19
Sneak Peek: "Charlie Cole & Jason Martin Teach Your Horse to Change Leads," Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 20
Excerpt: "A New Alternative," March, pg. 64
Sneak Peek: "Clinton Anderson Foal Training, Professional Series," Your Horse, Your Life, pg. 28
"The Well-Read Rider," July, pg. 72
Sneak Peek: "Game Ready I," Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 20
Lameness: Its Causes & Prevention, Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 22
Sneak Peek: "Beyond Western Pleasure," Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 18

Safety
"Thunder? Take Cover!" Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 20
"Wild Encounters," Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 24
"Tie Right, Tie Safely," Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 26
"On the Road Again (Safely!)" June, pg. 68
"Trailer Safety: Tires and Wheels," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 24
"Winter-Prep Steps to Take Now," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 26
"The Big Freeze," Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 23

Self-Improvement, Confidence
"Ingredients of a Horseman," Practice Pen, Jan., pg. 28
"Easing Back In," Sept., pg. 44

Showing, Competition
Gallop Poll: "Small Is Fun, Too," Your Horse, Your Life, Jan., pg. 16
"More Classes for Uncolored Paints," Jan., pg. 16
"How Not to Lose," Practice Pen, Feb., pg. 30
"First World, First Win," Feb., pg. 58
"Patterns at Your Fingertips," Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 24
"Small Storage," Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 26
"Be Your Own Trainer," July, pg. 54
"Show-Day Checklist," July, pg. 62
"Asking for Feedback," Problem Solvers, Aug., pg. 72
"Boxing Class," Sept., pg. 66
"Philanthropy at Pinto World," Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 22
"Getting Started in 4-H," Nov., pg. 56

Tack, Equipment, Horse Apparel
"Tack Tune-Up," Jan., pg. 56
"Everyday Halter Fit," Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 21
Horse Gear: "Clippers," Feb., pg. 70
"Mix It Up," Cactus 2 ¾ in boot-top leather breast collar, Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 22
"A Style Leader," Hobby Horse Lead Line Halter, Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 22
Special Advertising Section: "Tack Guide," May, pg. 69
Editor's Pick: Dale Chavez Dot Reiner saddle, Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 28
Horse Gear: "Show Headstalls," May, pg. 86
Rider Gear: "Saddle Bags," June, pg. 86
"Seeing Red," Cactus red tack, Your Horse, Your Life, June, pg. 32
"Clean Your Nylon Splint Boots," Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 26
"Gear Protection," Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 26
Editor's Pick: Circle Y Western Dressage saddle, Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 28
"Tack Theft—Now What?" July, pg. 68
"Soften New Reins," Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 20
"Horse Blankets, Demystified," Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 21
"A Comfortable Ride," Professional's choice quest pattern saddle pad, Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 22
"Trailer News," Aug., pg. 56
Horse Gear: "Protective Legwear," Aug., pg. 70
"A Fix for Cribbing, Head Shaking?" Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 22
"A Snug Cinch," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 24
"Chic Tack-Room Flooring," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 24
"Blankets for Every Budget," Sept., pg. 50
Rider Gear: "Bridle Storage," Sept., pg. 70
"Clean Gear = Comfortable Horse," Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 23
"Winter-Ready Blankets," Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 24
"Pro Tack Picks," Oct., pg. 48
"High-Tech Horseshoes," Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 21
"World Show Style," Harris Leather custom headstall, Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 22
Horse Gear: "Breast Collars," Nov., pg. 70
"Comfort First," Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 18
"Showing in the New Year," Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 20

The Confident Rider
"Get Softness and Control," Tommy Garland, Practice Pen, Jan., pg. 40
"Do a Pre-Flight Check for Safety," Richard Winters, Practice Pen, March, pg. 38
"Mount From the Ground," Practice Pen, May, pg. 40
"Fine-Tune Control With a Pop Quiz," Practice Pen, July, pg. 46
"Use Transitions to Boost Control," Practice Pen, Sept., pg. 42
"Horse High? ‘Ground' Him With Circles," Practice Pen, Nov., pg. 36

This Horse Life, Sue M. Copeland
"S-N-A-K-E! (Part Deux)" Jan., pg. 6
"The Clipboard," Feb., pg. 8
"Twilight Zone," March, pg. 8
"Outbreak!" April, pg. 10
"My iPhone? It's iHorse!" May, pg. 10
"Blowout!" June, pg. 12
"Three-Letter Word," July, pg. 10
"Continuing Education," Aug., pg. 8
"Turning Point?" Sept., pg. 8
"Turning Point, Part 2," Oct., pg. 8
"Thanks…giving," Nov., pg. 9
Girl Power," Dec., pg. 8

Training
Barrel Racing/Pole Bending

"Pole-Bending Fix; Stop the Drift," Problem Solvers, Jan., pg. 66

General Riding
"Soften at the Trot," Practice Pen, March, pg. 28
"Trainer on Demand," March, pg. 50
"Draw to a Walk," Practice Pen, April, pg. 29
"Slick Sidepass," Practice Pen, May, pg. 31
"A Rollback on the Fence," Practice Pen, May, pg. 26
"Get Hip Control," Practice Pen, June, pg. 37
"Stop On ‘Whoa'," Practice Pen, June, pg. 40
"Lead-Change Refinement," June, pg. 64
"Be Your Own Trainer," July, pg. 54
"Shapely Circles," Practice Pen, Aug., pg. 25
"Clinician On Call," Aug., pg. 43
"Both Sides Now," Oct., pg. 64
"Staying ‘In Gear'" Nov., pg. 40
"Rider Biomechanics," Linda Parelli, Practice Pen, Nov., pg. 23
"Staying ‘In Gear'," Nov., pg. 40
"Rules of Engagement," Practice Pen, Dec., pg. 26
"Home School," Dec., pg. 58

Groundwork
"Wintertime? Tune-Up Time!" Feb., pg. 40

Halter, Showmanship
"Backtrack" (Deanna Searles), Practice Pen, April, pg. 25
"Hit the Mark" (Sara Simons), Practice Pen, July, pg. 31
"Fix a Showmanship Nipper," Problem Solvers, Nov., pg. 72

Horsemanship
"Pump Up Your Horsemanship," Practice Pen, Feb., pg. 25
"Simple Lead Change," Practice Pen, March, pg. 25
"Pattern Work: The Big Picture," June, pg. 74
"Counter Canter," Practice Pen, Sept., pg. 31

Reining
"Spin Start," Practice Pen, Oct., pg. 27

Trail
"Pattern Memorization; Clipping Tips," Problem Solvers, Feb., pg. 72
"'L' Back-Through," Leslie Lange, Practice Pen, Dec., pg. 21

Trail Riding
Guide Books Available: Design Help for Trails, Riding Programs," Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 20
"Make Water Crossings Worry-Free," Problem Solvers, May, pg. 88
"Trail Grazer," Pat Parelli, Problem Solvers, Dec., pg. 72

Western Pleasure
"Four-Pole Training," Practice Pen, Jan., pg. 25
"Spot A Good Lope Departure," Problem Solvers, Oct., pg. 72

We'd Love to Own
"Tiger By A Tale," Your Horse, Your Life, Jan., pg. 14
"Dreams Desert Knight," Your Horse, Your Life, Feb., pg. 16
"Frosted Iron," Your Horse, Your Life, March, pg. 16
"Lindsay's Faith," Your Horse, Your Life, April, pg. 17
"Winter Solstyce," Your Horse, Your Life, May, pg. 19
"Red Sonny Lynx," Your Horse, Your Life, June, pg. 23
"Heza Radical Zip," Your Horse, Your Life, July, pg. 23
"Zip'Prize," Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 17
"Mr After Shock," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 19
"Dominant Pretense," Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 21
"Moss Me Moe," Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 17
"Suddenly Backinblack," Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 15

Welfare, Legal Issues
"Food for Needy Horses," Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 18
"A Ban on ‘Big Lick' Devices?" Your Horse, Your Life, Oct., pg. 23
"The Half-Lease Contract," Oct., pg. 58
"Helping Those Who Help Horses," Your Horse, Your Life, Nov., pg. 18
"Warmth for Needy Horses," Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 16

Whole Horse Q&A
"Kicking Under Saddle; Rope Burn," Jan., pg. 10
"A Test for GBED; Respect Needed," Feb., pg. 12
"Sore Back; Foal Eats Manure," March, pg. 14
"Hematoma; Saddling Woes," April, pg. 14
"Skin Disease; Shoes for Shows," May, pg. 16
"Club Foot; Sometimes Spooky," June, pg. 20
"Cheatgrass Ills; Heel Pain," July, pg. 16
"Trailering Fears; Bowed Tendon," Aug., pg. 12
"Popped Splint; Trail Fears," Sept., pg. 14
"Barn Sour; Shoe Boil," Oct., pg. 15
"Eye Discharge; Pulling Back," Nov., pg. 12
"Muscle Rehab; Hoof Crack," Dec., pg. 12

You Said It!
"My Riding Idol Is…"00 Jan., pg. 72
"How I Say ‘I Love You'," Feb., pg. 80
"I Was Bucked Off Because…" March, pg. 88
"Funny Facial Markings," April, pg. 88
"My Favorite Clinic Was…" May, pg. 96
"Manes: The Long ‘n Short of It," June, pg. 96
"Ah, That First Horse!" July, pg. 88
"Ride Bareback? When and Why?" Aug., pg. 80
"How I Save to Afford the Horses," Sept., pg. 80
"Alibis for Naughty Horses," Oct., pg. 80
"I'd Most Like to Thank…" Nov., pg. 80
"Best Gift You've Given," Dec., pg. 80

Your Stories
"Mare Opens Path to Hope," Jan., pg. 12
"An Appaloosa With a Heart," Feb., pg. 14
"Reclaiming Ritz," March, pg. 12
"The Rest of the Cure," May, pg. 14
"A Rattlesnake Strikes," June, pg. 18
"The Legacy of Bicentennial Bill," July, pg. 18
"Time to Let Dot Fly," Aug., pg. 14
"Life With a Cherry on Top," Sept., pg. 16
"'All Choked Up': A Red Alert," Oct., pg. 18
"Honey Finds Her Calling," Nov., pg. 14
"Copper's Great Trial," Dec., pg. 11

Youth, Children
"Steps for a Super Start," March, pg. 42
"Gelding Inspired Disabled Kids," Your Horse, Your Life, Aug., pg. 18
"Find a Trainer, Help a Youth," Your Horse, Your Life, Sept., pg. 20
"Getting Started in 4-H," Nov., pg. 56
"Teach the Children," Your Horse, Your Life, Dec., pg. 16
"Kids Helping Horses (And Vice Versa)" Dec., pg. 64

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