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Ovation From Head To Toe

Ovation riding apparel and equipment is developed for the rider who is looking for gear that is highly technical as well as attractive. From boots and breeches to shirts,...

Trail Riding in Great National Parks

Darley Newman of Equitrekking rides with Doug Smith, owner of Pony Express Tours, in the Haleakala Crater in Maui's Haleakala National Park | Photo by Chip...

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Response To Aids

Is your horse not responding to aids? Stumbling, not going forward, hollow back? Check for saddle fit issues.

How-To Fit a Helmet for Horseback Riding Video by the Certified Horsemanship Association

Keep your head on straight! How-to fit a helmet for horseback riding by the Certified Horsemanship Association

Mane 'n Tail -Our Story: Commitment to Quality

'Our Commitment to Quality'

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip 8 - Saddle Tree Angle

Saddle Tree/Shoulder Angle: The panel tree points should be parallel to the shoulder angle to position saddle properly.

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...

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Saddle design for spinal health

There is no “one size fits all” where the gullet channel of your horse’s saddle is concerned.  The width of each horse’s spine will determine...

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...

Reducing Stress and Desensitizing a Horse

Learn how to build horses' confidence and alleviate stress and fear in their lives.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Is Riding a Pain in the Back?

We know many riders who suffer with back issues – backaches, stiffness, even slipped discs! The first thing to look at is their saddle, because many of these symptoms –...

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Deadlifts and the Unconventional

Barbell deadlifts have become one of my absolute favorite exercises. That seems to be the consensus

Home Grown: From Foals to FEI Horses

Competitions To Look Forward To As Summer Turns To Fall

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Saddle and Strength

The Barbell Squat for Riders

Ah, the squat. I have a love/hate relationship with these. Often called the “king” of

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