Biomechanics expert Dr. Hilary Clayton shares some cautions and considerations as we (finally!) head back to the barn to work our horses.
At first it seemed sacrilegious to place a western saddle on my Dutch Warmblood, but the desire to return to my “roots” had been building for a long time…
It’s rare for a new discipline to emerge on the equestrian scene, but for the past few years the sport of Western Dressage has grown in popularity.
The horse show warm up ring is not for the faint of heart, particularly if you mostly train alone or in a small group. Learn how to make the most of it.
Teaching your horse to come when you call is not only a practical tool, it’s a fun ‘trick’ you can show off when your horse is at liberty.
Being nervous to ride your horse sometimes is normal, but what can you do to get past it? Anne Gage offers advice on regaining your confidence.
Josh Nichol discusses the power of “intention” in horse training, and why it’s so important to be clear about what you want from, and for, your horse.
Josh Nichol discusses the importance of discovering your strengths and weaknesses as a horseman, in order to become a good leader for your horse.
In part 4 of his series on self-carriage, Josh Nichol explains the importance of shoulder balance and how to achieve it, starting with a groundwork exercise
Part 2 of Josh Nichol’s series on achieving self-carriage features five simple ground exercises that will improve your horse’s mental and physical unity.