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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...

Saddle Fitting Tip: From Backache to Slipped Discs – Challenges Faced by Female Riders

Many professional female riders have experienced backache – from simple aching after riding all the way to slipped discs and other permanent issues.

Charles Wilhelm - Trailer Loading Part 1

Teaching your horse to load in the trailer doesn't start at the back of a trailer. Charles demonstrates how to first establish a forward cue and gain control of the...

Webinar: "Ask the Author" with Janet Foy on Dressage For The Not-So-Perfect Horse

As part of Dressage Today's Book Club, Janet Foy presented a webinar on her book Dressage For The Not-So-Perfect Horse. Janet, an FEI 4* and USEF "S" dressage judge as...

How to put a Western Saddle on a Horse

Produced by the Certified Horsemanship Assocation, this short video will show you how to put a western saddle on a horse. It covers everything you need to know from how...

Getting On a Horse with a Mounting Block and with Assistance

Getting on a horse with a mounting block and assistance from the Certified Horsemanship Association

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...

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip 7 - Saddle Straightness

A saddle should not fall off to one side when viewed from the front or back. Tree points should be positioned behind both scapuale (shoulder blades).

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....

Mane 'n Tail Spray 'n Braid

Don't let braiding take all day: Watch how to use Mane 'n Tail Spray 'n Braid from Straight Arrow for tighter braids, neater banding and easier mane training.

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".

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