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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.

Fitting the Micklem Competition Bridle

Emily from SmartPak talks about how to fit the Micklem Competition Bridle and why she thinks it is so smart.

How to Properly Fit and Adjust a Snaffle Bit

Charles Wilhelm shows how to properly fit and adjust a snaffle bit.

Different Horseback Riding Rein Holds

This video will demonstrate different horseback riding rein holds. Each is used based on the experience of the horse, the experience of the rider, bit, discipline and...

Webinar: Fly Control on the Horse Farm/Ranch with Dr. Doug Ross

Entomologist Dr. Doug Ross will talk about flies as pests and give an overview of the different types of flies that annoy and bite horses.

What Happens When a Horse Is Vaccinated

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

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...

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

Colt Starting: Desensitize With Plastic Bags

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

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Dynamic Saddle Fit Evaluation tells the whole story!

Schleese Saddlery will describe exactly "What Happens in a Schleese Saddlery Saddle Fit Session" to prepare you for your personal saddle fit evaluation.

Types of Snaffle Bits with Charles Wilhelm

Not sure what bit to use? Charles walks you through the type of snaffle bits by explaining the different functions based on style, diameter, and metal.

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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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