Equine sports medicine specialist, Dr. Bri Henderson, provides guidelines for assessing your horse’s fitness and developing a conditioning plan.
Solve common training issues using Josh Nichol’s style of horsemanship, based on forming a strong relationship and clear communication with your horse.
Make the most of winter and improve your relationship with your horse with five fun groundwork exercises from trainer Lindsey Partridge.
If you are getting lazy gaits, sloppy transitions and unbalanced turns, your horse may be lacking impulsion. Here is how to develop it correctly.
The last article in this series is called the Responsibility Circle. This is a great exercise to help any type of horse gain more focus and responsibility.
This variation of a figure-eight pattern exercise is designed to help refine advanced manoeuvres as well as identify and fix any problem areas.
When a horse is gripped by fear, he is dangerous. Learn techniques to prevent your horse from bolting and how to perform an emergency stop.
Training or re-training trailer loading in small steps.
A horse is rushing any time he goes faster than you want, or are comfortable with, and is difficult to slow down. For more information keep reading.
An exercise to build better focus on the trail and put an end to jigging, barn sourness and other issues.
In order to fix resistance issues in your horse, you must become a detective, in order to discover the cause of the problem.
The following exercise has been designed to boost the confidence between horse and rider. It will help you with executing manoeuvres in a soft, focused way.
Trainers Anne Gage and Lindsay Grice discuss the possible causes and offer advice on how to eliminate the unwanted behaviour of bucking.
Your horse will act as the slinky as you perform a series of turn on the haunches, turn on the forehand manoeuvres all the way down a fence line or wall.
Do you often feel your horse could benefit from developing more strength in one area of the body? Here are eight strengthening exercises for horses.