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Location

Location

Las Cruces, New Mexico is located in the magnificent region of Dona Ana County between the Organ Mountains and the Rio Grande. Money Magazine lists Las Cruces as the top area in which to retire. The area overflows with the rich history of the West. Historic ranches, petroglyphs, ancient ruins, forts and famous trails such … Continue reading

Some History of the Western Saddle

Some History of the Western Saddle

The western saddle has an interesting history and development. While it is now considered a uniquely American style, its origins can actually be traced back to the Moorish horsemen and warriors of the Dark Ages. When the Moors invaded Spain in the 700’s, they brought with them their own unique style of riding and tack. … Continue reading