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What Happens When a Horse Is Vaccinated

Find out what happens when a horse is vaccinated with an equine veterinarian.

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.

Grooming For Competition With ShowSheen - Whitening

White and Bright: Grooming for competition with ShowSheen - Whitening from Absorbine

Stirrup Driving Your Young Horse

Teach your colt to accept the feel of a saddle in motion to avoid getting bucked off later.

Better Bathing Tips

Rubba-dub-dub: Learn these better bathing tips from Absorbine

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Why Does My Saddle Shift Forward?

Beware - the saddle may be putting excess pressure on your horse’s lumbar area

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.

Moving Both Ends of a Colt

Watch as Clinton Anderson shows you how to get both ends of your colt moving during your first ride.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Saddle design for spinal health

There is no “one size fits all” where the gullet channel of your horse’s saddle is concerned.  The width of each horse’s spine will determine...

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.

Grooming For Competition With ShowSheen - Detangling

Want that drop-dead gorgeous tail in the ring? Polish your grooming skills for competition with ShowSheen - Detangling from Absorbine

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