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Video: Ride the Trot Lengthening

If you're like many First Level dressage riders, trot lengthenings may seem to be a matter of talent--some horses lengthen more naturally and easily than others--or luck,...

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Saddle Fit for Women

Riding shouldn’t hurt. Unfortunately many women are riding in saddles made for men, which cause discomfort and pain. Many female riders and saddle fitters are not aware...

How-to: Braid a Tail Bun

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

How to Properly Lead a Horse

Charles Wilhelm shows how to properly lead a horse.

Two Point, Half Seat and Light Seat Explained

This Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) video will help to explain some terminology in English riding over fences that we hear quite often - two point, half seat,...

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Dynamic Saddle Fit Evaluation tells the whole story!

Schleese Saddlery will describe exactly "What Happens in a Schleese Saddlery Saddle Fit Session" to prepare you for your personal saddle fit evaluation.

Foal Training: Touch and Rub

When it comes to raising foals, a lot of people make the mistake of only loving and rubbing on them and then wonder why their cute babies grow up to be 1,000-pound...

Video: Chronic Laminitis and Founder

In this video from the Animal Health Foundation, Dr. Walsh explains chronic laminitis and current methods of hoof mechanics to support damaged feet. He explains abnormal...

Bob Avila: Elements of a Broke Horse How to Transition

In this video we get some special tips on how Bob takes care of his horses. This is a teaser from Bobs Video "Elements of A Broke Horse".

Desensitizing to Cinch Pressure

In this first segment of a new series, you'll learn to desensitize your colt's barrel using a lead rope.

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...

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