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Articles by Gwynn Turnbull Weaver

Ten Questions with Gwynn Turnbull
Eclectic Horseman Magazine No.10 March/April 2003


Some Thoughts on the Hackamore by Gwynn Turnbull Weaver
Gwynn explores the tradition and the function behind using this piece of gear.
Eclectic Horseman Magazine No.17 May/June 2004


The Reata: The Gritty World of Rawhide. Are You Cowboy Enough? by Gwynn Turnbull Weaver
Learn about the mystique, construction and payoffs of this traditional piece of equipment.
Eclectic Horseman Magazine No.24 July/August 2005


When Colts Go on the Payroll by Gwynn Turnbull Weaver
Reflections on past wisdom and modern practice on when putting a colt to work is appropriate.
Eclectic Horseman Magazine No.25 September/October 2005


Managing the Caviada by Gwynn Turnbull Weaver  
A closer look at the fine art of managing the string of riding horses and the cowboys who ride them on a day-to-day basis.
Eclectic Horseman Magazine No.26 November/December 2005


Some Thoughts on "The Spade" by Gwynn Turnbull Weaver
Revered by some, despised by others, this piece of equipment stirs emotions on both ends of the spectrum. Learn more.
Eclectic Horseman Magazine No.27 January/February 2006


Out of the Spotlight… Calling All Hands by Gwynn Turnbull Weaver
A thought-provoking essay on the inherent tension between the show world and hearts of horsemen.
Eclectic Horseman Magazine No.28 March/April 2006


The Buying and Selling of Horses by Gwynn Turnbull Weaver
A tour of conscience regarding our responsibilities as horse buyers and sellers.
Eclectic Horseman Magazine No.34 March/April 2007


Through the Lens by Gwynn Turnbull Weaver
A glimpse of life on the Californios DVD series production trail.
Eclectic Horseman Magazine No.44 November/December 2008


Rethinking our Stabling Practices by Gwynn Turnbull Weaver
Eclectic Horseman Magazine No.64 March/April 2012


An Inseparable Pair — Learning to Feel Through Contrast by Gwynn Turnbull Weaver
Gwynn explores some concepts fundamental to good horsemanship.
Eclectic Horseman Magazine No.70 March/April 2013


Lost in Translation —Understanding a Wordless World by Gwynn Turnbull Weaver  
Gwynn examines the challenges of communication between horse and humans when words get in the way.
Eclectic Horseman Magazine No.71 May/June 2013