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Articles from Author Don Blazer

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Don with Sox
January 18, 2017
Don Blazer

A Horse, Of Course
By
Don Blazer

Leather Care

A little lather is good for leather.
I’m glad it only takes a little lather, because cleaning leather tack is not one of my favorite jobs. It’s always one of those must do jobs.
Tack that...

A Horse of Course, Don Blazer
Don and Walter
October 25, 2016
Don Blazer

A Horse, Of Course
By
Don Blazer

The Roman Empire owes the horseshoe.
There’s no doubt about it. Without the horseshoe there would never have been a Roman Empire. Oh, there might have been a good-sized Roman state, or even a major sphere of...

A Horse of Course, Don Blazer
Don with Sox
September 21, 2016
Don Blazer

A Horse, Of Course

By Don Blazer

Do What You Love!

If you want to be rich and you want to be happy, then you must do what you love.
Simple as that!
“No it isn’t,” you say… You’ve got a job and a husband and kids, or a wife and...

Don Blazer, THE WAY OF HORSES
Man 'O War
June 3, 2016
Don Blazer

A Horse, Of Course

By Don Blazer

A Legend

Only under very special circumstances or in a fit of sentimental foolishness would a man refuse to put a price on a horse.
Samuel D. Riddle might have been guided by both.
He had a colt he’d paid $...

A Horse of Course, Don Blazer
Don on Sheza
May 11, 2016
Don Blazer

A Horse, Of Course
By
Don Blazer

Summer Vacation

Summer may mean vacation for us, but it usually means work time for horses.
With the kids out of school, and longer days, there’s more time to ride. And ride we do.
In far too many...

A Horse of Course, Don Blazer
Don on Sheza
April 15, 2016
Don Blazer

A Horse, Of Course
By Don Blazer

Horses in Motion

Television commercials show the world what the horse does best.
“Here comes the king, here comes the big number one.” And here come the Budweiser Clysdesdales, 32 hooves in action, feathers...

A Horse of Course, Don Blazer
Don on Sheza
March 8, 2016
Don Blazer

A Horse, Of Course
By Don Blazer

Sour Horses

There are a lot of mean, nasty, sour horses in this world. They run away, balk, bit, kick, rear, strike and refuse to work.
I can accept that. I know it’s a fact. But I can’t accept the misplacement...

A Horse of Course, Don Blazer
Don on Sheza
February 4, 2016
Don Blazer

A Horse, Of Course
By
Don Blazer

How To Buy A Horse

If there are million ways to buy a bad horse, there must be at least five ways to buy a good one.
To get a good horse, you have to use a little horse sense. Hard to do, being human....

A Horse of Course, Don Blazer
Don on Sheza
January 12, 2016
Don Blazer

A Horse, Of Course
By
Don Blazer

“What’s the horsepower?” Walter, a horse, of course, asked as he side-passed up to the little black, two-seat Mercedes coup.
“I haven’t got a clue,” I said. “But I’ll bet she is fast.”
“The fact that you’re...

A Horse, Don Blazer, Of Course
Don on Sheza
December 15, 2015
Don Blazer

A Horse, Of Course
By
Don Blazer

There’s got to be a better way.
I guess one horseman or another has been saying that since man first tried to ride the horse and quickly discovered there’s got to be a better way.
Every time I see riders (...

A Horse of Course, Don Blazer