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Equine Photography

Hone your digi-pix skills with this guide from a top professional equine photographer.

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How to Win Dressage Test Points with Accuracy

Learn how accuracy can give you an advantage in the show ring.

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Bridling Basics with Julie Goodnight

Learn the right way to bridle your horse with these tips from the Certified Horsemanship Association; Julie Goodnight demonstrates.

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Media Critique: The Rider's Pain-Free Back

A book by a medical doctor who is also a rider.

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Roping for a Living: A 24/7 Job

Roping for a living is definitely not for the faint hearted. No. 1, it takes a real deep love and desire for roping. Clay tells us what else it takes.

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The What, Why and How of Polo Wraps

Grand Prix competitor George Williams' assistant, Rani Ulrich, shares her technique for applying polo wraps.

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Rider to Rider: Help the Medicine Go Down

How do you give your horse oral medication if he won't eat it in his feed? Practical Horseman readers share their tips to help make "the medicine go down" when your horse won't cooperate.

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Giving Medication by Mouth

Use this simple technique to make the medicine go down with minimum fuss or mess.

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How to Become a Dressage Judge

An experienced, licensed dressage judge explains how to become one yourself.

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Tips for Effective Electric Fencing

To help you keep your horses safely contained with electric fence, three diagrams explain correct wiring for gates and how to build a simple corner brace.

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How to Catch Any Horse

Former stunt rider Martha Cantarini reveals one of the tricks that 'will make people believe you talk to horses.'

Determining your horse's vital signs will help you and your vet gauge your horse's health. |

How to Check Vital Signs

When you suspect colic, you'll need to be able to give your horse's vital signs to your vet. We'll tell you how to gather this vital information.

If you have two new horses, pair them up before turning them out with the whole herd. |

Turnout Safety for Your Horses

Help a new horse settle in with the herd by taking some turnout precautions. By Joanne Meszoly for EQUUS magazine.

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How to Deal With Frustration

Dr. Janet Edgette advises a reader on how to overcome frustration when her horse's training isn't going well. From Practical Horseman magazine.

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How to Grow a Dressage Group Member Organization

The Plains of the Dakotas are hardly considered a 'dressage hotbed' so you may be surprised about the growth of and excitement about dressage on the Northern Plains.

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Learn to Care for Polo Wraps

Here's how to safely apply a polo wrap, plus how to wash your wraps.

How To Tie a Quick Release Knot

A step-by-steo guide to tying a quick-release knot.

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How to Groom a Horse

A simple step by step guide to grooming a horse.

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Build Your Own Cross Country Fences

The everyday rider can build fun and exciting cross country fences at home using natural and natural-looking materials.

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Stop Saddle Squeak

Does your saddle squeak? Saddle manufacturer Dan Woods offers two quick fixes for squeaking saddles.

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How to Slow a Rushing Horse in the Dressage Ring

Does your horse build speed as the schooling session continues? Dressage instructor Hania Curjel explains how to solve the problem.

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Vermin Barriers: How to keep unwanted stable guests away

Follow these simple tips for keeping unwanted stable pests at bay. From EQUUS magazine.

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How To Estimate a Foal's Weight

How much dewormer is safe for your foal will depend on his weight. Here's a simple way to estimate your foal's weight during his first 3 months of life. By Dr. Barb Crabbe for Horse & Rider magazine.

Reduce your risk of barn fire--and keep your horses safe--with careful maintenance, planning and attention to barn fire prevention. | Photo by Kate Lindon

How to Fireproof Your Horse Barn

How to fireproof your horse barn, protect your horses and make sure you're ready for the worst. From the editors of Horse & Rider magazine.