Array

Articles from Author don blazer

Enjoy all the Following Articles Written by don blazer

Don Blazer
May 16, 2017
Don Blazer

A Horse, Of Course
By
Don Blazer

Don’t Let Your Horse Get Thrush

In the world of horses, thrush is not a songbird. It’s a dirty bird.
Thrush is an unhealthy condition of the hoof which is most frequently blamed on a dirty stall. It ought to...

Don Blazer
Don Blazer
April 24, 2017
Don Blazer

A Horse, Of Course
By
Don Blazer

Don’t Be a Horse Whisperer

Sometimes I like to pretend I’m the strong, silent type.

When it comes to horses, big mistake.

Horses don’t want you to be too strong. If you go macho-man, one of two bad...

A Horse of Course, Don Blazer
April 5, 2017
don blazer

A Horse, Of Course
By
Don Blazer

In Defense of the Horse

Not all horse trainers are good, and not all are bad.
But all get blamed at one time or another for something they have no control over – the horse which simply can’t win in the show...

A Horse of Course, Don Blazer
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