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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,...

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Saddle Fitting and Red Shoes

Watch this hilarious video, starring Jochen Schleese, explaining the importance of purchasing the correct size saddle for You and Your horse. Jochen compares saddle...

Blanketing Your Horse

This video from the Certified Horsemanship Association describes how to blanket and unblanket a horse correctly and safely.

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...

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,...

How-to: Braid a Tail Bun

Learn how to put your horse's tail up in a bun for wintertime.

How To Pick a Horse's Hoof

A how-to video from the Certified Horsemanship Association showing the basic steps for picking out, or cleaning, a horse's hoof.

Fitting a Rope Halter on a Horse by the Certified Horsemanship Association

This video will explain how to correctly put on and fit a rope halter on a horse.

Mane 'n Tail Concentrated Detangler 'n Shine

The solution for tangle & knot free manes & tails… Concentrated Detangler ‘n Shine benefits: Detangles for easy removal of burrs and other debris while repelling...

Charles Wilhelm shows how to introduce your horse to the mechanical cow

Charles Wilhelm shows how to introduce your horse to the mechanical or electric cow.

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...

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