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Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - How does Muscular Development Affect the Fit of the Saddle AND your Horse’s Behavior?

Have you ever considered whether the increase or decrease of your horse's muscular development could have on the fit of your saddle or the behaviour of your horse? Check...

Video: Understanding Equine Laminitis: How Does Laminitis Or Founder Affect Your Horse?

Laminitis is a complex disease that can have many causes, including Equine Metabolic Syndrome and Cushing's Disease or "PPID." It is crucial to develop an understanding...

Training the Therapy Horse

Not every horse is cut out to be a therapy horse. Charles and SonRise Equestrian Foundation executive director Alana Koski discuss key aspects of training a therapy horse...

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...

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...

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - “Bad Horse!” Unwanted Behaviors? Check your Saddle Fit.

Enjoy the latest video excerpt of Jochen Schleese talking about reflex points and how ill-fitting saddles can have a negative behavioral impact if triggered.

Video: How to Do An Emergency Dismount

Watch this video from the Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) on how to do an emergency dismount.

Different Horseback Riding Rein Holds

This video will demonstrate different horseback riding rein holds. Each is used based on the experience of the horse, the experience of the rider, bit, discipline and...

How To Apply Hooflex Magic Cushion

A step-by-step guide to pack a hoof with the therapeutic hoof packing Magic Cushion. This how-to shows packing the hoof then using an over-wrap and also a method for...

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Tripping, Biting, Rearing? Check the fit of your saddle.

The illustrations show shoulder blade rotation and movement during different foreleg motion. It is obvious that a saddle with an incorrectly adjusted tree angle,...

How to Properly Fit and Adjust a Snaffle Bit

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

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