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How to Properly Fit and Adjust a Snaffle Bit

Charles Wilhelm shows how to properly fit and adjust a snaffle bit.

Zoetis Introduces Quest Plus Deworming Gel

Protect your horse from parasites with Quest Plus, FDA-approved deworming gel.

Saddle Fitting Tip: From Backache to Slipped Discs – Challenges Faced by Female Riders

Many professional female riders have experienced backache – from simple aching after riding all the way to slipped discs and other permanent issues.

Better Bathing Tips

Rubba-dub-dub: Learn these better bathing tips from Absorbine

Mounting a Colt for the First Time

In the first of three lessons dealing with a first ride, you'll learn how to mount a colt and flex his neck in this video.

Product Review: SoulShine Horse Ware

All the fabric that you see are hand crafted from Central America. The purchase of these items helps many families in these third world countries to be able to hand down...

Learn How to Fit Horse Boots with the Certified Horsemanship Association

This safety tip brought to you by the Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) deals with correctly and safely fitting sports medicine boots, bell boots and split boots...

How to Safely Hard Tie Your Horse by the Certified Horsemanship Association

All tied up? Know how to safely hard tie your horse with the Certified Horsemanship Association

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip 5 - Billet Alignment

The saddle's billets should hang perpendicular to the ground so that the girth is not angled (forwardwards or backwards) and is allowed to be positioned properly. The...

Charles Wilhelm - Evaluating Conformation

The form and function of your horse's conformation is an important aspect to evaluate when purchasing a horse or considering its suitability for a particular discipline.

SMx Air Ride Saddle Pad

In this video from Professional's Choice, learn about the benefits of SMx Air Ride Pads and how to correctly fit them under your saddle.

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