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The Hand-Me-Down Horse

The Hand-Me-Down Horse

At age 14, the Barkemeyers keep Clark in top shape with consistent exercise, a good nutrition plan and of course, a whole lotta love. Ten years. Four Barkemeyers. Numerous lessons learned, and countless awards earned. A true horse of a lifetime. 

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Carl's In Charge

Carl's In Charge

Carlchen W ("Carl") has emerged as one of the country's top jumpers over the last two years. Co-owned, developed and ridden by Alex Granato, Carl has compiled a stack of blue ribbons, and in 2019, cemented his place among the sport's elite...

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John Wilkinson
Bryce and Toby: Two Teens Take On the World

Bryce and Toby: Two Teens Take On the World

Brad and Mindy Barkemeyer have each enjoyed heaps of success in the western show circuit, and now they are the proud parents of a AQHYA World Champion. 13-year-old Bryce Barkemeyer earned a resounding victory in the Boxing class at the AQHYA Boxing World Championship in Oklahoma City earlier this month, competing on a horse one year his senior, "Toby" (FS Smart Boomer Chic). We caught up with Barkemeyers to learn more about Toby and what it takes to be a world champion.    Q: Well, tell us about Toby. What's his story? Bryce Barkemeyer: Toby had been around our family for a few years...

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Sound Advice: On Call With Dr. Wally

Sound Advice: On Call With Dr. Wally

It takes a team to keep a champion barrel horse firing on all cylinders, and Nellie Miller has one of the best.

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