Musket Shot Springs

Musket Shot Springs

– Gordon Hirschi For over 22 years horsemen have met annually on January 1st at The historic Musket Shot Springs. This year was no different eleven riders met near Musket Shot Springs Overlook, a BLM Recreational Area, some of the riders traveled over 200 miles...
Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

The Colorado Plateau Horseman’s Hall of Fame is holding our second annual induction ceremony at the Mesa County Fair this coming Thursday, July 14. Representatives of the Ute Indian Tribe from Utah, officials from Dinosaur National Monument and family members of two...
Bone Horses

Bone Horses

– by Bob Silbernagel Gordon Hirschi and I spent a great afternoon Monday with Sonya Popelka of Dinosaur National Monument, learning about the Carnegie Horses. Over 15 years, beginning in 1909, they carried 350 tons of dinosaur bones, wrapped in plaster, from...
This Old Horse

This Old Horse

 According to evolutionary theory and the fossil record, horses have been in existence for more than 60 million years or so. The earliest horse was called Eohippus, which is Greek for “dawn horse”. The horse fossils have been quite extensively studied, as their fossil...

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