In the Saddle

Unique Saddle Collection of J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum by Anna Holton-Dean J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum in Claremore is not only home to the largest privately-held firearms collection in the world but also thousands of non-firearm artifacts, ranging from Old West saddles and spurs, John Rogers statuary, Toby mugs and beer steins, […] read more >

Fall Adventures

Prime Equestrian Campgrounds in Oklahoma WRITTEN BY: Casie Bazay There’s no better time of year than fall to take a camping trip with your horse and enjoy a trail ride where you can view some of Oklahoma’s most beautiful sights. Fortunately, our state has numerous campgrounds with equestrian-friendly facilities, including many where you don’t have […] read more >

Understanding Equine Herd Dynamics

To Work More Successfully With Your Equine Partner WRITTEN BY: Jennifer Cocoma Hustis The smile melted as 11-year-old Alexa looked at her mom with tears of surprise in her eyes. She whispered, “I never thought Bella would come to my drive-by birthday party.” It had been weeks since she had been to riding lessons due […] read more >

Making Dreams Come True

Pinto World Championship Show By Lechelle Calderwood Each summer, dreams come true at the Pinto World Championship Show. The details vary depending on the exhibitor’s age, experience and number of times having shown. The dreams range from completing a challenging class to having a good go to placing. Many goals include winning a buckle, saddle, […] read more >

How Animal Behaviorists Help Horses

Written By: Casie Bazay Growing up in the countryside of the once small town of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Karen Holman developed a deep fondness for animals, especially since her parents and grandparents were animal lovers too. As a child, Holman, along with her two sisters, participated in 4-H where they learned a great deal about […] read more >


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Working Equitation in Oklahoma

A fairly new sport making a name in the Sooner state By Jennifer Cocoma Hustis If you are looking for something fun and exciting to do with your horse, you might be drawn to the striking sport of working equitation (WE). WE combines the accuracy of dressage, the balance and timing of equitation over obstacles, […] read more >

Call of the Wild:

Oklahoma’s Mustangs By Casie Bazay In 1971, Congress passed the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act, prohibiting private capture or killing of these animals. But not long after, when it became apparent overpopulation was posing a problem, an amendment was added allowing for roundup and adoption of “surplus” animals. The act has since been amended […] read more >


Whether you’re a casual trail rider or the competitive type, you’ve probably heard some doozies when it comes to horse myths and lore. But which ones are true? What isn’t true? We turned to our resident expert, Dr. Kris Hiney, to spread some light on common horse myths that circulate among the industry. Here are […] read more >


OklahomaHorses Magazine and its companion website provide Oklahoma horse enthusiasts with the perspectives of a bi-monthly magazine, the interactive, up-to-the-minute insights of a statewide news source, and the humane conscience and social media involvement of the Oklahoma horse community. Only here will you find a one-step resource for local horse products, services and events as well as adoption and care information. All of it is sprinkled with lots of pictures of Oklahoma horses and their riders!