Tag Archives: horse

Cowboy is His Name

Today I would like to share with you a poem that I wrote on Aug. 30th, 1994.  I think this was somewhat inspired by watching the movie 8 Seconds, which I thought was an amazing movie.  I grew up on … Continue reading

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My Fallen Friend

As I was putting together materials and remembrances for Omar’s Hall of Fame Induction this past weekend, I ran across this poem I wrote back in the summer of 1994.  At the time I wrote this, I had just started … Continue reading

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The Great Teacher

This past weekend, I had the distinct pleasure of attending a ceremony in Des Moines as the greatest horse I have ever known, Omar Man was inducted into the Iowa Quarter Horse Hall of Fame.  It has been 23 ½ … Continue reading

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A Horse Named Reckless: A Real American Hero

Reckless was a pack horse during the Korean war, and she carried recoil-less rifles, ammunition and supplies to Marines.  Nothing too unusual about that, lots of animals got pressed into doing pack chores in many wars. But this horse did something … Continue reading

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