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Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Wither Clearance and the Developing Horse

This month Jochen talks about Saddle Fit and the Developing Horse.

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...

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...

Grooming For Competition With ShowSheen - Brushing

Get that show-day sheen! Watch more on grooming for competition with ShowSheen - Brushing from Absorbine

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - How is a Saddle Custom Made for the Rider?

True ‘custom’ saddles are customized in the tree (structural chassis) of the saddle.  Consider these criteria for achieving optimal fit to the rider....

Western Dressage Basic Test

The May 2012 Talk page reported that the Pinto Horse Association has added Western Dressage to it's world show lineup for 2012. To see a basic test of this fast-growing...

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.

Creating a Better Stop

Charles Wilhelm shows how to get a better stop from your horse and the walk, trot and canter.

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...

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip 4 - Full Panel Contact

The panel should touch the horse's back evenly all the way from front to back. Some panels may be off the back end to allow the back to come up during engagement.

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Melinda's Life with Horses Blog

It’s Not What We Have, But What We Do With It That Counts

All jokes aside, it really isn't as much our size that matters most when we ride; it’s what we do

Saddle and Strength

Introduction: Saddle and Strength

This new blog “Saddle and Strength” is all about the fitness journey of the equestrian athlete, and

Melinda's Life with Horses Blog

Get Out Of Your Head And Into Your Body

Spending some time learning to separate fact from fiction and truth from "mounted mythology" can

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