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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.

Better Bathing Tips

Rubba-dub-dub: Learn these better bathing tips from Absorbine

First Trot and Lope

In the final lesson of this series, you'll learn how to trot and lope a colt during that important first ride.

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.

Colt Starting: Desensitize With Plastic Bags

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

How To Perform a Tack Safety Check of a Horse

Produced by the Certified Horsemanship Association, in this short video you'll learn what parts of the saddle and bridle to check for wear and tear as well as how to...

Maintaining the Older Horse

The keys to a long, productive life for your older horse are good nutrition and conditioning. Charles shares how to keep your aging horse active in their later years.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Female Riders in ‘male’ saddles. That’s a challenge.

These are the facts. The majority of riders today are women, and the majority of saddles on the market are designed for men by men.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Are you a Woman Riding in a Saddle Made for a Man?

Many challenges are faced by female riders sitting in saddles that are essentially 'gender inappropriate'. Why are you experiencing those bouts of discomfort -- back...

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...

What Happens When a Horse Is Vaccinated

Find out what happens when a horse is vaccinated with an equine veterinarian.

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It’s In There, Dorothy

It’s just so easy to get caught up in what we think others think, what others actually say — and

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