Certified Horsemanship Association

The purpose of Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) is to promote excellence in safety and education for the benefit of the horse industry. CHA certifies instructors and trail guides, accredits equestrian facilities, publishes educational manuals, produces educational horsemanship DVDs and hosts regional and international conferences.

To learn more, visit www.CHA-ahse.org

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How To Pick a Horse's Hoof

A how-to video from the Certified Horsemanship Association showing the basic steps for picking out, or cleaning, a horse's hoof.

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Fitting a Rope Halter on a Horse by the Certified Horsemanship Association

Don't get all knotted up! Learn how to correctly put on and fit a rope halter on a horse with the Certified Horsemanship Association

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How to Safely Adjust Stirrups and Girth While Mounted in English Tack

Stay steady! Know how to safely adjust stirrups and girth while mounted in english tack

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Equine Vital Signs and How to Take Them

If you own horses, having this essential skill could be life-saving. Learn about equine vital signs and how to take them from the Certified Horsemanship Association

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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

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How to Put Polo Wraps and Standing Wraps on Horses

Wrap it up! Be sure you know how to put polo wraps and standing wraps on horses, thanks to the Certified Horsemanship Association

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How to Safely Work Around Your Horse in Cross Ties

The Certified Horsemanship Association shows you how to safely work around your horse in cross ties

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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

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How To Perform a Tack Safety Check of a Horse

Safety first! Learn how to perform a safety check of tack before riding.

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Video: Emergency Stop Using a Pulley Rein

Watch this Certified Horsemanship Association video with Julie Goodnight demonstrating how to stop a horse with a pulley rein.

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Video: How to Do An Emergency Dismount

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

How to Adjust a Martingale

This safety tip brought to you by the Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) deals with correctly and safely fitting different types of martingales on your horse.

How to Fit a Helmet for Horseback Riding (Video)

Produced by the Certified Horsemanship Association, this short video demonstrates how to fit a helmet for horseback riding.

How to Mount a Horse

Produced by Certified Horsemanship Association, this short video features nationally known natural horsemanship trainer Julie Goodnight demonstrating how to safely mount and dismount your horse.

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How to put a Western Saddle on a Horse

Produced by the Certified Horsemanship Assocation, this short video will show you how to put a western saddle on a horse.