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Turning junk into elaborate designs

Turning junk into elaborate designs

To most people a pile of discarded farm implements, hand tools and metal hardware too deteriorated for its intended use is merely a heap of junk. To 56-year-old Jenny Horstman of Fort Ann, New York, rusted door knobs, corroded springs, abandoned shovel handles and cast off pieces of metal have the potential to become “body […]

Harley D Zip becomes a Breyer

Harley D Zip becomes a Breyer

AQHA is giving away five of the legendary American Quarter Horse Harley D Zip models on Facebook.   Western riding superstar and American Quarter Horse Harley D Zip has added another accolade to the long list of awards that he has won – Breyer portrait model.Harley D Zip’s record-breaking number of wins makes him a legend […]

The Fine Art of Lisa Perry

The Fine Art of Lisa Perry

Raised on an old gold mine in Montana, artist Lisa Perry spent hours with her horse and dog exploring thousands of acres of national forestland surrounding her family’s property. “I was searching for lost gold mines, exploring for old ghost towns and miners cabins, panning for gold and the big nugget,” she reminisces, “no, I […]

Tom Balding: Forks In The Road

Tom Balding: Forks In The Road

Life, for Tom Balding, is about forks in the road. Forks in the road have led him from hot rods, to aerospace, sailboats and eventually, to horses. Forks in the road have lured him from his birthplace in Southern California to the open skies of Sheridan, Wyoming and from steady full time employment to the […]

Don Bell-Cowboy Images

Don Bell-Cowboy Images

Just like a light shining down from the heavens, Don Bell of Weatherford, Texas, is a truly blessed man with so many God given talents. Whether it’s drawing, sculpting, writing music, or showing World Champion Quarter Horses, Bell has achieved great success. His gifts as a horseman have helped transcend his creative interpretation for Western […]

Petty’s designs start with a story

Petty’s designs start with a story

They say a “once in a lifetime” horse stays with you forever. So what better way to remember that special horse than to always have a part of him or her with you. Lou Petty, of Ocala, Florida,  has been involved in the horse industry for 31 years and has had more than one “special” […]

Creating designs that wow in the pen

Creating designs that wow in the pen

Brenda Arnold was bitten by what she calls the “bling bug” when her own children started to display an interest in showing horses. As the daughter of a German farmer, she was taught that necessity is the mother of invention. So when her daughter, Courtney was 5 years old she called upon her creative instincts […]

Vaquero line geared toward men

Vaquero line geared toward men

For 27 years Berry Fit Company has been setting trends and outfitting top riders in all disciplines.  Owners Polly Vandall and Carolyn Berry are experts when it comes to making women look their best in the show pen. We all know that when you know you look your best, everyone notices.  Now, men too will […]

Western Furniture Made In America

Western Furniture Made In America

As a youth competitor Annelise Kimmel made a name for herself both in and out of the show pen for her chic and sophisticated style. It was this attention to detail and passion for art and design that first drew the 24-year-old from Covington, Ohio, to the idea of designing furniture. While on a trip […]

Ariat Reinvents Tradition

Ariat Reinvents Tradition

Ariat International, Inc., the leader in innovative Western and English equestrian apparel and footwear, introduces its Fall 2013 Fashion Footwear Collection. The theme for the season, Reinventing Tradition, combines Ariat’s equestrian heritage with modern design to create unique, contemporary boots. Featuring premium leathers, artisan techniques and unmatched comfort, the Fall 2013 Fashion Footwear Collection captures […]

Tuckey designs with a western flair

Tuckey designs with a western flair

Those impressive designs come from the creative mind of Professional Horsewoman and AQHA Judge, Betsy Tuckey. Tuckey has been designing and creating custom chaps for some of the country’s top pleasure competitors since 1985. Her first sewing machine, a 1950’s Singer model purchased “very used” from a jacket company in Pennsylvania, is still in service […]

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