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The Complete Jack Brainard Book Collection
Here is your chance to purchase all three of these classic books written by the talented author Jack Brainard, who has been a horse trainer, breeder, and judge for over 50 years. This collection includes Cowboys Past, Present and Future, If I Were To Train A Horse, and A Horseman Remembers His First 90 Years. This collection will be the perfect gift for anyone interested in learning about the history of the cowboy, reading about Brainard’s knowledge and wisdom of classical horsemanship, and following along with a memoir that includes almost a century’s worth of experiences in the equine industry.
Hackamore Reinsman by Ed Connell
This book by experienced horseman, Ed Connell, was the first book ever written in order to document the method of training the California reined horse. While most books will tell you how to make a hackamore, this book tells you how they are used. This book describes the methods necessary to make a hackamore horse, from starting colts to finishing a horse in the bridle, according to the standards of the old vaqueros. This is an authentic manual of instruction that will provide more information the methods, traditions, and styles of the California hackamore reinsman.
Vaquero Style Horsemanship by Ed Connell
This companion book to Ed Connell’s books Hackamore Reinsman and Reinsman Of The West is made up of a compilation of letters and magazine articles written by Ed that provide more clarification and explanation to the training methods described in his first two books. Some of these letters and articles date back to the 1950s, and include further discussion on topics such as reining, the A-Fork saddle, starting horses Vaquero style, ground-pulling with a hackamore, teaching the stop and turn, along with many more.
If I Were To Train A Horse by Jack Brainard
In this book, Jack Brainard, legendary horse trainer, breeder, and judge, shares his valuable horse experience and knowledge with the world. Brainard has shown, bred, and trained horses for over 50 years, and in this book he discusses his knowledge of horsemanship focused on the understanding of the horse’s mind. This book is an excellent read for anyone interested in learning about classical horsemanship, as well as some aspects of equine history, anatomy, psychology, and philosophy.
Ascencion DVD #G6
In the winter of 1969, 13-year old Ascencion Banuelos leaves his 13 siblings and his home in Lobatos, Mexico and risks his life to cross the river into the U.S. His perilous journey is driven by his desire to become a horse trainer. His hope to work with horses-magnificent creatures he had grown to love and understand, dominates his every thought. Ascencion believes all things are possible if he could make it to the U.S.
Watch the amazing story of the young boy who through years of sacrifice, hard work, and proving himself extraordinary in a world of ordinary becomes a world renown cutting horse trainer & competitor earning nearly 2.5 million dollars in competition, becomes a U.S. citizen and becomes the 1st Mexican American to be inducted into the NCHA Hall of Fame.
Like a WWII veteran, Ascencion has never talked about his struggles. This is his story of guts, grit and triumph as he broke through racial and economic barriers to set a new precedent in the competitive cutting horse world. This is Ascencion…the story of one man who refused to take no for an answer while following his dream.