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Articles by Dale Leatherman - Expert advice on horse care and horse riding

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Ivory-Pal

Book Review: Ivory Pal

This is the true story by Cindy McCauley of a rebellious Tennessee Walking Horse whose fate was uncertain until a chance encounter with novice horseman Rafael Valle. Together they showed the world what training with love and understanding can do.

Tex, by Dorie McCullough Lawson

Book Review: Tex

Luke is a little boy who lives by the sea but wants to be a cowboy in the West. In the picture book by Dorie McCullough Lawson, readers get to share his dream.

Still Riding at 80

Book Review: Still Riding at 80

Helen Hills' book belongs on every horse person's bookshelf. It is packed with advice, inspiration and entertainment that resounds with riders, drivers and horse keepers of all ages. Hills interviews 20 other "elder" horse people whose stories will convin

Trail Riding

Dream Rides: Horse Vacations

Your dream vacation could be a cattle drive, following the outlaw trail of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, or a stay at a dude ranch. Or it could be learning to jump fences in the Caribbean. Or an inn-to-inn ride in Europe. The possibilities are endless, and there are rides to fit every budget.