Rawhide Letter Opener #G4
Description: The Hand Braided Rawhide Letter Opener is the perfect gift for horsemen or non-horsemen alike. It makes opening letters (and a whole lot else) a breeze. The braided rawhide handle always feels good on the hands and is just beautiful! This is a really classy piece for anyone’s desk.
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.
Reinsman Of The West by Ed Connell
In this follow-up to his first book Hackamore Reinsman, Ed Connell further explains the method of training a California-style reined horse. This is the only book of its kind that explains bridling in such detail according to the traditions of the Old Californios. This book would make a great gift for anyone who is interested in learning about the art and skill behind finishing a horse in the bridle, the functionality and use of different Spanish bits, and the handling of a well-trained bridle horse.
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.
Rawhide Pen w/ Walnut Case #G1
Description: Whatever the occasion might be, giving a beautiful and original custom Rawhide Pen with Walnut Case is a winning choice. Because this pen is so unique it will make the perfect gift for that very special person in your life. The high grade pen is intricately hand braided with narrow strips of rawhide, custom made by Dennis Moreland Tack. This exceptional artwork is accomplished by a master braider. The rawhide makes the pen very stable in the hands and it feels good. Cross refills for the pen are available at almost any office supply store.
This original Rawhide Pen, itself a work of art, when presented in the beautiful Walnut Case makes this ideal for corporate gifting. The Rawhide Pen may be purchased either with or without the case (see dropdown).
The Hand Braided Rawhide Pen with Walnut Case is tops in it’s class and will certainly make an unforgettable gift.
A Horseman Remembers His First 90 Years by Jack Brainard
In this memoir that spans over nearly a century, Jack Brainard shares his experiences growing up on the plains of South Dakota to his time in the Army, and from ranching and training horses to becoming one of the founding members of associations such as Stock Horse of Texas, National Reining Horse Association, Iowa Quarter Horse Association, and Midwest Quarter Horse Association. He also talks about his time as a judge and clinician and his current endeavors in western dressage. This book would make a perfect gift for anyone who wants to read a memoir about the way the landscape of the equine industry in America has changed over time and the importance of the industry in today’s society. It is full of interesting reflections, educational facts, and provides plenty of humor for the reader. It’s definitely a great read!