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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...

Fitting the Micklem Competition Bridle

Emily from SmartPak talks about how to fit the Micklem Competition Bridle and why she thinks it is so smart.

Bob Avila: Elements of a Broke Horse How to Transition

In this video we get some special tips on how Bob takes care of his horses. This is a teaser from Bobs Video "Elements of A Broke Horse".

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip 2 - Wither Clearance

Clearance at the withers should be 2-3 fingers for normal withers, mutton withers will have more clearance, and high withers will have less clearance. Clearance should be...

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...

How to Properly Lead a Horse

Charles Wilhelm shows how to properly lead a horse.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - How is a Saddle Custom Made for the Rider?

True ‘custom’ saddles are customized in the tree (structural chassis) of the saddle.  Consider these criteria for achieving optimal fit to the rider....

Saddle Fitting Tip: Sometimes We Hurt the Ones We Love?

We love our horses as family members, but sometimes even the best of intentions hurt our horses.  Learn to listen to your horse. Is your horse a partner or an...

Charles Wilhelm shares tips for lunging your horse

Charles Wilhelm shares tips for lunging your horse.

SMx Air Ride Saddle Pad

In this video from Professional's Choice, learn about the benefits of SMx Air Ride Pads and how to correctly fit them under your saddle.

Mach 4 Rope by Fast Back Ropes

The Mach 4 is a four-strand, 100% Nylon head rope. Used by beginners to experts alike, the Mach 4 is a good all-season rope that works well in the cold. Find out more...

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