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Ovation Classic Bridlework

Ovation riding apparel and equipment is developed for the rider who is looking for gear that is highly technical as well as attractive. From boots and breeches to shirts,...

Better Bathing Tips

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

Video: Chronic Laminitis and Founder

In this video from the Animal Health Foundation, Dr. Walsh explains chronic laminitis and current methods of hoof mechanics to support damaged feet. He explains abnormal...

Zoetis Introduces Domosedan Gel

Learn more about this safe, effective sedative for horses from Zoetis.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Why we need Saddles with Trees

The ongoing controversy - Treed or Treeless?

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip 4 - Full Panel Contact

The panel should touch the horse's back evenly all the way from front to back. Some panels may be off the back end to allow the back to come up during engagement.

Grooming For Competition With ShowSheen - Brushing

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

Charles Wilhelm - Evaluating Conformation

The form and function of your horse's conformation is an important aspect to evaluate when purchasing a horse or considering its suitability for a particular discipline.

Video: How to Do An Emergency Dismount

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

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...

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,...

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