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Read His Eye Before You Mount

Learn to read your horse's eye to determine his mood and, hopefully, save yourself a wreck.

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Show-Time Countdown

Make the most of the horse-show “hurry-up-and-wait” with these competition-tested do’s and don’ts.

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Warm Up for Horsemanship

Get your body ready to assume the horsemanship position with these exercises.

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Work the Square

Set up four cones in a square for endless opportunities to refine your horsemanship and your horse’s

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Obstacles? Bring ’Em On--Your Horse Will Love It

Work over obstacles can make your horse more supple and willing, plus vastly improve your

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Extend the Walk, But Don’t Trot

Step up your horse’s walking stride without breaking gait.

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Keep Your Horse on the Rail

Trainer Carol Metcalf helps a reader guide her wayward mare back to the rail—and keep her there.

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Drop the Stirrups

A few simple exercises while riding without stirrups will boost your strength, stamina,

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Take Time to Shine

Don’t cram your show prep into one stressful session. Instead, spend time each day leading up to the

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#ReadyToRide: Ride With Rhythm

Al Dunning teaches you to ride with rhythm.

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Steffen Peters and Laura Graves: The Biomechanics of Olympic Contenders

It was an honor and a challenge for me to write this month’s column on two Olympic competitors,

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Giving a Leg Up

At a young age my horse trainers expressed the importance of attending different clinics that were

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Circle Up Safely

Stay in position when finishing a cow horse run, and both you and your horse will stay safe and

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An Insight Into Softness

The boy couldn’t understand what steering his bike had to do with riding his horse. Then he finally

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The Lame Horse: Back to Basics

Is your horse lame? Confused and frustrated by the proliferation of diagnostic tools and treatment

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