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Charles Wilhelm - Trailer Loading Part 2

Successful trailer loading depends on correct timing of pressure and release.

Video: Emergency Stop Using a Pulley Rein

Watch this Certified Horsemanship Association video with Julie Goodnight demonstrating how to stop a horse with a pulley rein.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Unwanted Behaviors? Check for Saddle Pinching

The trapezius, the rhomboids and the spinales muscles all converge in your horse’s wither area. One could liken the withers area to a distributor cap since it...

Solving Trail Problems - The Barn Sour Horse

Leaving the barn can be a sticking point for some horses. With patience and persistence, Charles demonstrates how to work through a horse's resistance by closing escape...

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip 9 - Saddle Tree Width

The tree width should be wide enough for the saddle to fit when the horse is in movement.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip 8 - Saddle Tree Angle

Saddle Tree/Shoulder Angle: The panel tree points should be parallel to the shoulder angle to position saddle properly.

Creating a Better Stop

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

Video: Understanding Equine Laminitis: How Does Laminitis Or Founder Affect Your Horse?

Laminitis is a complex disease that can have many causes, including Equine Metabolic Syndrome and Cushing's Disease or "PPID." It is crucial to develop an understanding...

Ovation From Head To Toe

Ovation riding apparel and equipment is developed for the rider who is looking for gear that is highly technical as well as attractive. From boots and breeches to shirts,...

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...

Grooming For Competition With ShowSheen - Finishing Touches

Grooming for competition with ShowSheen - Finishing Touches with Absorbine

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