Author: Angie Peters-Hughes

An Introduction to Cowboy Dressage

Born in the American West this quickly growing discipline has been changing lives and catching the eye of the horse industry for the past few years. Cowboy Dressage™ is the brainchild and lives’ work of Eitan Beth-Halachmy and his wife Debbie of Grass Valley, California. Together they have set the world on fire; building a competition that reflects the values we all seek; Where the good guys wear white hats and ride off into the sunset on a good and trusty horse. Cowboy Dressage™ the Competition Cowboy Dressage™ is the Competition that was built to celebrate the horse and...

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“A single pair of good hands is better than having a thousand bits.”

Reprinted from a Facebook post at Angie Hughes Horsemanship. Click Here to view the original post. “A single pair of good hands is better than having a thousand bits.” Wise words from a horse trainer I met at a clinic in Central Oregon the early 2000’s. It was the hottest clinic I have ever taught at or attended. I think we all melted! We were in a fully inclosed arena with no air circulation in 115 degree heat and it felt much hotter inside that indoor arena. Can you imagine walking outside and feeling cooler in the direct sunlight of...

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