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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.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Does My Custom Made Saddle Need to be Adjusted?

Does your 'Custom' Made Saddle require adjustments to your horse? Watch Jochen Schleese's latest video excerpt discussing why this is a must over a horse's career.

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...

Charles Wilhelm shows how to start your horse on crossing objects

Charles Wilhelm shows how to start your horse on crossing objects, using a blue tarp.

Pink Patron by Fast Back Ropes

The Pink Patron is a four-strand head rope introduce in February of 2008. The rope has more weight and is easier to handle among varying abilities. $1 of every rope sold...

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.

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...

How to Safely Hard Tie Your Horse by the Certified Horsemanship Association

All tied up? Know how to safely hard tie your horse with the Certified Horsemanship Association

Selecting a Rope: Part I

Al Benson of Fast Back Ropes discusses how you should spend the time in selecting the right rope for you and your swing. Learn about different rope options that Fast Back...

Charles Wilhelm Explains the Rein Aids

Your hands are a key aid in communicating with your horse. Charles demonstrates some common mistakes and teaches you how to use your hands correctly and effectively.

How-To Bridle a Horse Video by the Certified Horsemanship Association

Produced by Certified Horsemanship Association, this short video features nationally known natural horsemanship trainer Julie Goodnight demonstrating how to safely bridle...

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