Can Copper Heal Me Spiritually and Physically?

Can Copper Heal Me Spiritually and Physically?

Can Copper Heal? Have you seen the old cowboy with the copper bracelet on his wrist?  It is all green around it, and the cuff is tarnished too.  Or maybe you have seen the commercial for the copper and magnetic knee wraps.  Maybe you have wondered “Can Copper...
One Big Easy Way to Conquer the fear of Horse Back Riding

One Big Easy Way to Conquer the fear of Horse Back Riding

How to Conquer the Fear of Horse Back Riding Do you know a child that is scared to ride?  The animal is too big.  They don’t trust the horse.  Or maybe they don’t trust they won’t get hurt.  Maybe, they used to ride all the time and loved it, but...
Allergy Free Cooking: Have Food Allergies Taken Over Your Life?

Allergy Free Cooking: Have Food Allergies Taken Over Your Life?

Have Food Allergies Taken Over Your Life? It really feels like the last year our family has come to the realization that we have food allergies!  First it was the milk….my oldest son was constantly having digestive issues.  Absolutely no fun!  Then we realized...
Carlee Thomure: Living Her Barrel Racing Dream

Carlee Thomure: Living Her Barrel Racing Dream

Do you dream of barrel racing? Whether you do or not, I will tell you that Carlee Thomure of Racing Roan Designs does dream of barrel racing!  And I had the pleasure of getting personal with her about horses, riding and life, and learning a little about her world!  I...

Top 5 Cowboy Specialist blog posts: 2017 in Review

2017 marks the beginning of the Cowboy Specialist blog and it has been a fun ride.  The adventure began when I received an email about taking an online course, Elite Blog Academy.  It has truly been an adventure and I can’t wait to see what 2018 brings.  So with...
How we got 40,000.00 Out of Debt

How we got 40,000.00 Out of Debt

How we got rid of $40,000.00 worth of debt First, my brother in-law totaled our business truck, which we owed $25,000.00 on.  We didn’t want to lose our truck, but we did.  Then we realized we had an oppurtunity.  We decided not to replace it immediatly.  We...
Gifts For Her…Horse Lovin’ Country Cowgirl Gift Ideas!

Gifts For Her…Horse Lovin’ Country Cowgirl Gift Ideas!

Country, Horse Lovin’, Cowgirl Gift Ideas: Gifts for Her Do you struggle with what to buy the special women in your life?  Are they cowgirls, horse lovers or country girls at heart?  Well, the women in my life are salt of the earth country girls, horse and...
How to get better sleep when you are in pain

How to get better sleep when you are in pain

Sleep better than you have in years Are you in pain?  Do you suffer from old sports, horse related or rodeo injuries?  Are you looking for a way to sleep better at night?  Well, maybe we can solve the pain and get you a better nights sleep on top of it! Ryan has not...
Take Time To Ride: Even During The Busy Holidays

Take Time To Ride: Even During The Busy Holidays

Ride This Holiday The holidays are upon us.  So, first and foremost, let’s not forget the reason we really celebrate the season.  Next, lets slow things down and make time for family and riding, which are very important to us and our holiday mental well being. ...
How to overcome allergies: When you are allergic to your horse

How to overcome allergies: When you are allergic to your horse

What do you do when you suffer from horse allergies and you love your horse? Why do you ride? I like to think I ride because it is relaxing (and it brings me closer to my family).  What is more wonderful than exploring beautiful country from the back of a horse? You...
How to ride a horse: simply stated.

How to ride a horse: simply stated.

How to ride a horse: through the eyes of a six year old. Simply stated, even though this is an explanation from a six year old horse rider, everything is actually spot on and true.  Therefore, I couldn’t resist sharing how to ride a horse.  I hope you enjoy it...
Just Believe: Do you need a little Inspiration?

Just Believe: Do you need a little Inspiration?

Just Believe Have you noticed our Sunday posts? Maybe you haven’t, but if you have, you will have noticed that believe is in everyone of them. It is our Sunday theme…. Believe verb 1. accept (something) as true; feel sure of the truth of. Have Faith,...
Modern Western Life Made Simple: Come Join Our Family!

Modern Western Life Made Simple: Come Join Our Family!

What is Cowboy Specialist? Are you looking for answers?  Do you know how to fit a saddle or pick out the right bit for your horse and problem?  What about your jeans? or boots? Or do you like chasing cows from horse back?  Maybe you just need some extra courage to...
Saddle Care: 4 Things You Should Always Do

Saddle Care: 4 Things You Should Always Do

Four things to do for your saddle to make it last longer. Basic saddle care can be simple and painless.  Here is how… 1. Clean Its a good idea to clean your saddle around four times a year, depending on how much you use it and where you store it.  Cleaning your...
Does My Saddle Fit My Horse?  4 Basic Steps

Does My Saddle Fit My Horse? 4 Basic Steps

Saddle Fit: Keep It Simple People travel all over the country to bring their horses to our shop to have them properly fitted to a saddle.  So what is the secret to saddle fit?  Here is the simple method we use when fitting a saddle to a horse.  Maybe it will work for...
Don’t Just Sit On The Fence, Have Courage

Don’t Just Sit On The Fence, Have Courage

John Wayne once said “Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway.” Success is not always measured in dollars and wins, sometimes the trill of the ride is success enough. My point is you won’t know if you can succeed if you don’t...
Can you teach your horse to ride with hay string and bubble gum?

Can you teach your horse to ride with hay string and bubble gum?

How Often Do You Ride? Almost daily I have someone come into my shop looking for that special saddle, bit, pad or perfect combination of tack to make their horse ride better.  But what about the relationship between the horse and rider? I usually start off with the...
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