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Horse articles featuring health care, riding and training from EQUUS, Dressage Today, Practical Horseman, Horse&Rider, The Trail Rider, Horse Journal, American Cowboy, Spin to Win Rodeo, Stable Management, and EquiManagement.

School With Class

Schooling is one thing. Disrespecting the judge and the spectators is another.

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Correct Lead-Change Anticipation

All-around trainer Leslie Lange provides exercises for a reader who’s having trouble with her gelding anticipating lead changes in horsemanship and Western riding.

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Great Coats From the Inside Out

Credit: Photos.com If you have a horse come into your barn with dull or coarse hair, start a good feeding program right away. The trickiest problem might be getting the correct balance of vitamins,...

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Nicholas Fyffe: Find Your Fit

Adding cross-training to a dressage program is analogous to adding that special hint of spice to a recipe. Everyone is fascinated by its inclusion and curious as to why this particular ingredient changes the recipe’s intricacies, depth and structure.

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Save a Shoe

Have a perpetual shoe-puller? Here’s a solution.

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A Rider’s Journey with Anxiety

I have battled anxiety for almost as long as I can remember. Not only is the worry gene a strong component of my DNA, but my family has also always been safety-oriented and focused on minimizing risk. So you can imagine my parents’ hesitation when I,

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Browse Videos

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Are you a Woman Riding in a Saddle Made for a Man?

Many challenges are faced by female riders sitting in saddles that are essentially 'gender inappropriate'. Why are you experiencing those bouts of discomfort -- back...

Clydesdales help Purina deliver surprise to horse shelter in need

On November 5, 2016, Purina surprised Far View horse rescue shelter in Colorado with a special delivery for their horses. It’s all part of how Purina shares...

Mane 'n Tail Hoofmaker

Hoof Care for Horses: How to use Mane 'n Tail Hoofmaker

Charles Wilhelm - How to Fix the "Cinchy" Horse

Are you introducing a young horse to the saddle? Or does your riding horse have a bad attitude when you tack up? Make sure your saddle fits correctly and practice this...

Stories of Greatness: Boyd Martin, Three-Day Eventer

Purina Ambassador Boyd Martin has succeeded in the face of incredible obstacles both in and out of competition. Broken bones, a burning barn, his wife’s head injury...

How to Safely Adjust Stirrups and Girth While Mounted in English Tack

Stay steady! Know how to safely adjust stirrups and girth while mounted in english tack

Mane 'n Tail Mineral Ice

How to use: Mane 'n Tail Mineral Ice from Straight Arrow

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...

Leading a Foal

Before you halter a foal, teach him how to follow willingly beside you on a circle.

Video: Introduction to Laminitis from the Animal Health Foundation

In this video, Dr. Donald Walsh, DVM, founder of the Foundation and a practicing veterinarian who specializes in laminitis and founder, introduces you to this educational...

Mane 'n Tail Spray 'n Braid

Don't let braiding take all day: Watch how to use Mane 'n Tail Spray 'n Braid from Straight Arrow for tighter braids, neater banding and easier mane training.

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