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H-4 Ranch Presents the 4th Annual Driving and Harnessing Clinic

Don’t miss out on being a part of great clinic at H-4 Ranch in Payson, Arizona on January 27th and 28th, 2012! Our skilled instructors, Bill Brown, Brian Jennings, Dan Hanna, Daniel Stutzman & Tom Johnson will be at your service! This clinic will be a hands-on demonstration in harnessing and hitching. We will cover the proper fit of the harness and collars as well as hitching from a single horse to a team of 3 and 4 abreast, 4 up, and more.

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The Healing Power of Horsing Around

Equine therapy is becoming an acceptable therapy for persons with differing disabilities; from those with physical limitations, to children and adults who have been through traumatic events. The intuitive nature of horses provides the balance necessary to work with those in need.

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Alert for Arizona Horse Owners: Horse Illness Outbreak Notice!

-HORSE ILLNESS OUTBREAK NOTICE: HORSE OWNERS ENCOURAGED TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS— An outbreak of a strain of equine herpes virus has veterinary experts asking horse owners to take careful precautions over the coming weeks.

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On the Farm: Our Horse, Ginger

Ginger was a tall quarter horse with white blaze on her forehead. She was beautiful. After she was broken she was the entire family’s favorite ride. Her gait was smooth and easy. Her gallop was powerful as she dug her hind legs beneath her and pushed forward. She was gentle but would occasionally nuzzle you off balance.

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