Trainer Anne Gage says teaching a horse to jump, especially if he is young or green, can be unpredictable. Here, she offers some advice on getting started.
Help your horse feel better with complementary, holistic treatments for back pain, including massage, chiropractic adjustment, acupuncture and more.
Trainer Jason Irwin shares exercises and tips for teaching your horse how to neck rein. Use these progressive steps to move to one-handed steering.
Trainer Jason Irwin offers tips for teaching your horse how to travel carefully down a steep trail, slow and steady to keep you both safe.
Train your horse to confidently cross a bridge at home, starting by exposing them to a variety of scary things like plywood, a tarp, stall mat, or puddle.
Does your horse constantly sneak bites of greenery along the trail while you’re riding? Get tips on how to put a stop to this bad habit.
Part 3 of Josh Nichol’s series on achieving self-carriage looks at how flexion at the horse’s poll is the key to balance and softness.
The rules on how tight a horse’s noseband should be in equestrian sports are unclear, but research is showing that they need to be loosened.
Lesley Grant-Law on the correct and effective use of the seat with Christilot Boylen (dressage), George Morris (hunter/jumper) and Leslie Law (eventing).
Canadian show jumper Erynn Ballard is a master at stride control, and making the time allowed while keeping all the fences up.
Expert advice on buying used saddles – from pros and cons, to what to look for and what to avoid. Plus, how to make safe payment and shipping arrangements.
Trainer Reade Baker says the key to training two-year-old Thoroughbred racehorses is to be slow and cautious so you build a great foundation.
Canadian dressage duo Tina and Jaimey Irwin share tips on the working and cool-down phases of their training program for youngsters and seasoned veterans.
It’s common for horses to rush up hills because it takes less work than walking up the hill at a steady pace. How can you break the habit?
Jaimey and Tina Irwin are two of Canada’s top dressage riders and trainers. In the first of two articles, they explain their approach to dressage warm-ups.