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How to Properly Fit and Adjust a Snaffle Bit

Charles Wilhelm shows how to properly fit and adjust a snaffle bit.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip 6 - Saddle Length

A horse's shoulder and loin area should never carry any weight of a rider. Rider weight should be carried on the saddle support area only and never extending past the...

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.

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.

The Hat Nanny

Keep your cowboy hat and English riding helmet safe by storing them on The Hat Nanny. The Hat Nanny can sit on a shelf, hang on the wall, or even attach to a window or...

Two Point, Half Seat and Light Seat Explained

This Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) video will help to explain some terminology in English riding over fences that we hear quite often - two point, half seat,...

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....

West Nile Innovator from Zoetis

Protect your horse from West Nile this summer with West Nile Innovator

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".

Colt Starting: Desensitize With Plastic Bags

This plastic-bag desensitizing will get your colt-or any other horse-less reactive and ready to ride.

Charles Wilhelm - How to Fix the "Cinchy" Horse

Are you introducing a young horse to the saddle? Or does your riding horse have a bad attitude when you tack up? Make sure your saddle fits correctly and practice this...

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