CPHHOF 3rd Annual Induction Ceremony

CPHHOF 3rd Annual Induction Ceremony

Colorado Plateau Horseman’s Hall of Fame held our 3rd annual Induction Ceremony on July 28th at the Mesa County Fairgrounds. These inductees are Dr. James “Doc” Allen, Pat and Buck Buchanan, Peggy Gilbert, and Don Jones. Don was unable to attend as he was in...
Absolute Prestige Limousine Service

Absolute Prestige Limousine Service

Absolute Prestige Limousine Service has been a great sponsor and supporter of the Colorado Plateau Horseman’s Hall of Fame. Lifelong residents of the western slope their family has been in the valley almost 100 years. Absolute Prestige Limousine has been serving...
The Lucky Horseshoe

The Lucky Horseshoe

— Brian Crandall Most everyone has heard of the horseshoe being “lucky”. How did that happen and where did that story originate? So our story begins: Once upon a time, a wise old blacksmith was hard at work making horseshoes. The sound of the anvil attracted the...
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...
5 Ways to Make Extra Income to Support Your Horse Habit

5 Ways to Make Extra Income to Support Your Horse Habit

– by Angelina Kelleghan Let us all face the facts; horses are an expensive habit. Not only are the horses themselves pricey to keep alive then add the cost of everything we do with them and it can get out of hand. From the fuel to haul them, the tack to ride...
CPHHOF Fund Raiser!

CPHHOF Fund Raiser!

Colorado Plateau Horseman’s Hall of Fame is having a Fund Raiser! There will be a spaghetti dinner with wild game red sauce, vegan red sauce, and white sauce. We will be showing a 1920s Tom Mix movie shot in Glenwood Springs. Bob Silbernagel will give a brief...
Alice Hoffner’s Century Ride

Alice Hoffner’s Century Ride

This past weekend, Alice Hoffner of Grand Junction completed what’s called a century ride during the Grand Valley Dressage Society fall show at the Mesa County Fairgrounds. To qualify for a Century Ride, the combined age of the horse and rider must be more than...
How to determine the weight of an anvil

How to determine the weight of an anvil

Most anvils are weighted using the English hundredweight system. So an anvil with the number 1 0 16 weighs 128 pounds. The first number (1) is multiplied by 112. The second number (0) is multiplied by 28, and the third number (16) is the actual pounds.

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