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Stacy Westfall on Ellen Degeneres Show March 14

March 11, 2008 -- Team Horse & Rider member Stacy Westfall will appear in person with horse Whizards Baby Doll on the Ellen DeGeneres Show March 14.

Corona Horse Care

Corona products have been working wonders on skin problems since 1906. That was the year farmers discovered Corona Ointment, a lanolin-rich formula that helped heal their...

How to Fit a Helmet with the President of Charles Owen by SmartPak

Don't play head-games with your protection! Learn how to properly fit a Charles Owen helmet with SmartPak

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

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".

How To Pick a Horse's Hoof

A how-to video from the Certified Horsemanship Association showing the basic steps for picking out, or cleaning, a horse's hoof.

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...

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip 5 - Billet Alignment

The saddle's billets should hang perpendicular to the ground so that the girth is not angled (forwardwards or backwards) and is allowed to be positioned properly. The...

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.

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...

How to tie a Clinician Halter

The Professional's Choice team shows you the benefits of using a clinician halter in groundwork training and how to correctly tie the halter to maximaize effectiveness.

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...

Learn How to Fit Horse Boots with the Certified Horsemanship Association

This safety tip brought to you by the Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) deals with correctly and safely fitting sports medicine boots, bell boots and split boots...

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,...

Zoetis Introduces Quest Plus Deworming Gel

Protect your horse from parasites with Quest Plus, FDA-approved deworming gel.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Saddle Fitting and Red Shoes

Watch this hilarious video, starring Jochen Schleese, explaining the importance of purchasing the correct size saddle for You and Your horse. Jochen compares saddle...

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.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Ladies…Don’t Settle for a Saddle that Hurts

Why do so many female riders have back problems, slipped disc, or issues with L4, L5 vertebrae?  Why do female riders have difficulty achieving correct position...

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".

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.

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.

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