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Mane 'n Tail Spray-Away Horse Wash

Making bathing a breeze: Watch the magic of Mane 'n Tail Spray-Away Horse Wash from Straight Arrow

How to size and use a VenTECH Cinch

In this video from Professional's Choice, learn to correctly size and use a VenTECH Cinch. In addition, discover the benefits of the breathable lining that removes for...

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...

Charles Wilhelm Explains the Rein Aids

Your hands are a key aid in communicating with your horse. Charles demonstrates some common mistakes and teaches you how to use your hands correctly and effectively.

How to Properly Fit and Adjust a Halter

Charles Wilhelm shows how to properly fit and adjust a halter, and the difference between a rope halter and a web halter.

How to Put Energy in the Lazy Horse

Is your horse dull and unresponsive to your leg aids? Charles demonstrates how to improve your forward cue for a better performance from your horse.

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...

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Do Saddle Pads Improve Saddle Fit?

Many riders believe if they use an extra thick saddle pad this will help the horse’s back when they notice pressure points or sensitivity along the horse’s spine. This...

Grooming For Competition With ShowSheen - Finishing Touches

Grooming for competition with ShowSheen - Finishing Touches with Absorbine

How to Safely Hard Tie Your Horse by the Certified Horsemanship Association

All tied up? Know how to safely hard tie your horse with the Certified Horsemanship Association

Video: How to Do An Emergency Dismount

Watch this video from the Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) on how to do an emergency dismount.

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Find Your Spot

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