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Improving Hind Legs Over Fences with Mac Cone

Canadian show jumper Mac Cone was born in Memphis, TN, married Brenley Carpenter in 1974 and moved to Canada in 1979. He is the only rider to have ridden on both the Canadian and US national teams. He and the Dutch Warmblood gelding Ole were part of ...

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Ask the Judge: ride-offs, stand out rounds, course design and more

Randy Roy is a senior international judge, course designer and author. He owns and operates Hunters Glen Show Stable in King, ON, with his daughter, Ryan Roy. ...

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Certifiable Knowledge

The USHJA's Trainer Certification Program not only preserves the American System of Forward Riding but also offers guidelines that are essential for a career as a trainer....

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How Can I Teach My Horse to Stand Still in the Cross-ties?

Trainer Lindsay Grice provides the steps for getting your horse to stand still in the cross-ties. ...

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The FUNdamentals with Brittany Fraser

Brittany Fraser shares tips for making dressage appealing to young riders....

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How To Teach Back Up

Lindsay Grice shares tips for achieving a resistance-free back up, an often overlooked component to a smooth ride....

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The Importance of Collection

Anne Gage explains the true meaning of collection, how to achieve it, and why it's so important to your horse's progression....

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In Hand Work for Better Dressage

Learn how developing a working relationship on the ground can progress to introducing lateral movements that will benefit under-saddle work....

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Game 3: The Driving Game

Have you ever wondered how “horse whisperers” are able to magically communicate with horses from across a pen? With suggestions that are imperceptible, skilled horsemen are able to have a horse respond as if it were the horse’s instinct to do s...

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Finding Frame

Find out the meaning of "putting your horse in a frame" and how to achieve correct posture under saddle. ...

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