Cowboy Dave Thornbury

2017-06-27T11:44:32+00:00 January 27th, 2016|Equestrian Photography|

Dave Thornbury I first met Dave Thornbury at the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival at William S. Hart Park. Dressed in leather chaps, cowboy boots, a Western shirt, red scarf and straw hat, he is the real McCoy. He is as comfortable working with leather hides, as he is swinging a rope. The cowboy [...]

Top Western Towns

2017-06-27T11:44:48+00:00 January 7th, 2015|Horse News|

Durango, Colorado tops the list of Western Towns What makes a true western town? Is it the cowboys that populate the town, the western-inspired architecture or rodeos that draw folks in? In my youth, our small Northern California town had a hitching post for our horses outside the Taco Bell. While the hitching [...]

Horseback Riding Mistakes

2017-06-27T11:44:59+00:00 March 26th, 2014|The Tack Box|

What not to wear on a horseback riding vacation When you imagine a horseback riding vacation in your mind, you might think of horse and rider loping on the beach with the wind flying through your hair or riding horseback in a meadow filled with wild flowers bordering the trail. No one wants [...]

California Cowboys and Cowgirls

2017-06-27T11:44:59+00:00 March 12th, 2014|Equestrian Photography, Horse Ranches & Equestrian Centers|

Loop Ranch Cowgirl and CowboySharon Fibelkorn Chapman photographer   "There is a difference between the average person who can take a picture and the passionate person who sees the picture and can create it," according to Equine Photographer Sharon Fibelkorn Chapman. "A big difference." Let's take a closer look at California cowboys and [...]

Lanai Horseback Riding in Hawaii

2017-06-27T11:45:05+00:00 October 2nd, 2013|Horse Ranches & Equestrian Centers, Reviews|

Cody Bradford goes horseback riding with Lana'i Western Adventures Hawaii, the land of Paniolos or Hawaiian cowboys. There is nothing like a horseback riding vacation on the Hawaiian islands; scenic vistas, the salty sea breeze, good horses and miles of riding trails. I've been fortunate to go horseback riding on several Hawaiian islands; [...]