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Reducing Stress and Desensitizing a Horse

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

Ultimate Four by Fast Back Ropes

Ultimate Four is a four-strand, lightweight head rope. Clay Tryan gave his input on this small, very fast rope. Find out more about the Ultimate Four rope by Al Benson of...

Preparing for Trail Obstacles

Charles demonstrates some exercises you can practice at home to prepare for trail obstacles - including navigating hills and crossing bridges.

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...

Saddle Fitting Tip: Where Exactly Should My Saddle Sit?

There are a lot of opinions out there where exactly a saddle should sit correctly, and it may depend somewhat on the discipline you are riding in, the fact remains that...

Mane 'n Tail -Our Story: Commitment to Quality

'Our Commitment to Quality'

Types of Snaffle Bits with Charles Wilhelm

Not sure what bit to use? Charles walks you through the type of snaffle bits by explaining the different functions based on style, diameter, and metal.

How to Safely Adjust Stirrups and Girth While Mounted in English Tack

Stay steady! Know how to safely adjust stirrups and girth while mounted in english tack

How to Pony Your Horse

Not ready to jump in the saddle just yet? Teaching your horse to pony is a great skill you can use to expose him to different environments.

Grooming For Competition With ShowSheen - Brushing

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

Mounting a Colt for the First Time

In the first of three lessons dealing with a first ride, you'll learn how to mount a colt and flex his neck in this video.

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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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It’s In There, Dorothy

It’s just so easy to get caught up in what we think others think, what others actually say — and

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Find Your Spot

The challenge of riding well is finding that sweet spot of connection between our horse’s center of

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