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Foal Training: Touch and Rub

When it comes to raising foals, a lot of people make the mistake of only loving and rubbing on them and then wonder why their cute babies grow up to be 1,000-pound...

Video: Acute Laminitis

Can you recognize acute laminitis symptoms? How can you help your horse if he has equine laminitis or displays acute laminitis symptoms? In this video from the Animal...

Product Review: SoulShine Horse Ware

All the fabric that you see are hand crafted from Central America. The purchase of these items helps many families in these third world countries to be able to hand down...

Catching a Horse in a Herd

This video will show how to safely and effectively catch a horse in a herd. It will talk about horse herd dynamics, pecking order, how to halter and lead correctly and...

Charles Wilhelm shares tips for lunging your horse

Charles Wilhelm shares tips for lunging your horse.

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.

Solving Pull Back Problems with Charles Wilhelm

Using a clip with drag gives the horse relief, but not release, when he tries to pull back.

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....

Grooming For Competition With ShowSheen - Brushing

Get that show-day sheen! Watch more on grooming for competition with ShowSheen - Brushing from Absorbine

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Saddle design for spinal health

There is no “one size fits all” where the gullet channel of your horse’s saddle is concerned.  The width of each horse’s spine will determine...

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...

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