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Where In The World Is Randy Henry?

  As it turns out, in Europe. Also not surprising, she’s looking at young prospects–but I’ll let her tell this short but promising story. “It’s hard to be as gloomy as the weather here in Germany and the Nederlands with friends like this. We have seen sooo many nice horses it’s crazy! Just when the list […]

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The Might and Plight of the Thoroughbred Horse

With the Triple Crown looming, Randy Henry tackles a favorite subject… I love Thoroughbreds. Always have. When I was a youngster the horses we bought, trained and showed were Thoroughbreds. “Warmblood” was a word and concept unheard of. There was no lack of stock and they weren’t expensive. We found them on the track where they […]

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Adventures After Becoming Eligible For Medicare …

Yes, it’s true. I do have the answer to the burning question you have all been asking yourselves… “What do I do when I’m 65 1/2 years old, have C.O.P.D. from breathing arena dust for 58 years, and am sprouting a new ocular migraine?” The answer is quite simple; 4-wheel drive up to 13,000′ and […]

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So you think you’ll save sooo much money

  …taking care of your own horses and owning your own barn. Yes. Well. Let Randy introduce you to… A Day in the Life of the Trainer Who Owns and Lives on the Farm   1)   Awaken at 3:56 am to the sound of galloping hooves disappearing in the distance,  a few low whinnies, and […]

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Being stupid and the art of riding

From Randy With 58 years of horse experience nearly all of which, I note with pride, have been injury free, I now can say it is true—pride does go before the fall… literally. About 4 weeks ago I mounted a sweet, 16 year old guy for his rehab session. Out across the fields we go […]

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HITS Ocala Practice Run!

From Randy Henry… Another stunning end to a drizzly day. The horses had it easy with long rides around the farm. Our farrier came today so all the kids have new sneakers. We took a practice run to the show and didn’t get lost once! What a huge show grounds. Better have a bicycle, golf […]

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Show Jumping Success in the West!

From Randy… Jessie and I are driving the horses home after 2 amazing weeks of showing with the best the west coast has to offer. Happily, we not only held our own, but became the ones to beat. Hannah Holik took her riding to a new personal best starting at the LA National.  With her […]

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Welcome to Colorado’s Winsome Farms

We look forward to having you join our family! Whether you want to sharpen your skills, train competitively or enjoy a nice trail ride the staff at Winsome Farms is committed to your goals. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Randy Henry’s History and Framework for Success

Hi Horse enthusiasts! I wanted to share insight to where I’ve been, where I come from and where we can go together. I think the reason for inclusion is a history and framework for our current success and expertise on a national and local level. The first photo is an example of “classic equitation”. The […]

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Horse Chatter – Giving Thanks

Hi family and friends! The Holik’s and I are in Florida at their Ocala farm. Not only is the weather perfect, the farm horsey heavenly, Rene’s cooking to die for, Bobby’s usual bubbly self, but the opportunity to really instruct Hannah has excited and moved us to a new level of understanding. Normally, there is […]

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