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Maintaining the Older Horse

The keys to a long, productive life for your older horse are good nutrition and conditioning. Charles shares how to keep your aging horse active in their later years.

Selecting a Rope: Part I

Al Benson of Fast Back Ropes discusses how you should spend the time in selecting the right rope for you and your swing. Learn about different rope options that Fast Back...

The One-Rein Stop

Watch as Clinton explains how and why the one-rein stop works with a reactive horse.

Instinct by Fast Back Ropes

The Instinct is the newest rope from Fast Back Ropes. This four-strand head rope has more weight than the Ultimate Four rope, making it easier to handle. Learn more about...

How-To Bridle a Horse Video by the Certified Horsemanship Association

Produced by Certified Horsemanship Association, this short video features nationally known natural horsemanship trainer Julie Goodnight demonstrating how to safely bridle...

Charles Wilhelm shows the importance of Shoulder Control in cow work

Charles Wilhelm shows the importance of Shoulder Control in cow work.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip 2 - Wither Clearance

Clearance at the withers should be 2-3 fingers for normal withers, mutton withers will have more clearance, and high withers will have less clearance. Clearance should be...

Different Horseback Riding Rein Holds

This video will demonstrate different horseback riding rein holds. Each is used based on the experience of the horse, the experience of the rider, bit, discipline and...

First Trot and Lope

In the final lesson of this series, you'll learn how to trot and lope a colt during that important first ride.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Traumatizing Your Horse?

The physical signs of saddle fit trauma are more easily apparent than the psychological signs. Signs that your horse is in pain include head tossing, bucking, stumbling,...

Webinar: Equine First Aid: How to Handle Common Emergencies

Watch this webinar on equine first aid presented by Jeff Hall, DVM, Equine Technical Services, Zoetis.

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