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How-To Fit a Helmet for Horseback Riding Video by the Certified Horsemanship Association

Keep your head on straight! How-to fit a helmet for horseback riding by the Certified Horsemanship Association

Charles Wilhelm shares tips for lunging your horse

Charles Wilhelm shares tips for lunging your horse.

Webinar: The 5-Day Show-Grooming Plan from Professional Equine Grooms Founder Liv Gude

During the hour-long presentation, Liv will discuss everything you need to know about preparing your horse for competition.

Selecting a Rope: Part II

Al Benson of Fast Back Ropes talks about having different ropes on hand for different situations you may encounter. Find out why you should consider having multiple...

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...

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...

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.

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...

Teaching Your Horse to Drag Objects - Part 1

Charles shows you how to introduce the rope to your horse in order to safely and successfully prepare him to drag objects.

The Original Mane 'n Tail Shampoo and the Original Conditioner

The dynamic duo that gets horses' coats, manes, and tails down to the skin clean and conditioned! A well-groomed horse leaves a lasting impression.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Wither Clearance and the Developing Horse

This month Jochen talks about Saddle Fit and the Developing Horse.

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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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