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.
Trainer Josh Nichol explains how to help your horse achieve self-carriage under saddle through correct use of the seat, leg and rein aids.
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.