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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.

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...

How to Properly Fit and Adjust a Halter

Charles Wilhelm shows how to properly fit and adjust a halter, and the difference between a rope halter and a web halter.

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.

Trail Riding in Great National Parks

Darley Newman of Equitrekking rides with Doug Smith, owner of Pony Express Tours, in the Haleakala Crater in Maui's Haleakala National Park | Photo by Chip...

How to Safely Paste Deworm Your Horse

Don't let it turn into a sticky situation, know how to safely paste deworm your horse from the Certified Horsemanship Association

How-to: Braid a Tail Bun

Learn how to put your horse's tail up in a bun for wintertime.

Desensitizing your horse's legs, feet, and face

Charles Wilhelm shows the basics of desensitizing your horse's legs, feet and face.

Saddle Fitting Tip: From Backache to Slipped Discs – Challenges Faced by Female Riders

Many professional female riders have experienced backache – from simple aching after riding all the way to slipped discs and other permanent issues.

Mane 'n Tail Hoofmaker

Hoof Care for Horses: How to use Mane 'n Tail Hoofmaker

Mane 'n Tail Mineral Ice

How to use: Mane 'n Tail Mineral Ice from Straight Arrow

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Introduction: Saddle and Strength

This new blog “Saddle and Strength” is all about the fitness journey of the equestrian athlete, and

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