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Reconsidering the Round Pen

Don't be fooled, it's not a magical space. The round pen is a training aid that should be used with caution, experience and understanding. ...

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Curiosity is the Key

Carlos Tabernaberri explains that establishing a solid foundation of trust is key to developing a responsive, not a reactive, horse. ...

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Creating the Happy Young Athlete with Wendy Christoff

Steps to developing young horses with positive attitudes...

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Forward Thinking

A confident canter with impulsion and balance is the foundation of a good jump and a good course. Impulsion is power....

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Cavaletti Work for Dressage Horses with Ingrid Klimke

A member of the 2012 German gold medal-winning Olympic Eventing Team in London, Ingrid Klimke is the daughter of legendary dressage rider Reiner Klimke. Her accomplishments as a dressage rider rival those of her many eventing achievements. ...

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Ask the Judge: wearing boots, gag snaffles, disruptive behaviour and more

It pays to know the rules and proper hunter etiquette...

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Going it Alone

12 Tips for Showing Without a Coach...

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How to Halt the Horse That Won’t Stop

Anne Gage explains how to improve halt transitions. ...

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The Meaning of Impulsion

In dressage terms, impulsion usually refers to the forward driving power of the hindquarters. Reiners know impulsion is about responsive forwardness coupled with the equal desire to stop. Most recreational riders don’t think about it at all!...

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How to Find a Jumping Distance

Anne Gage shares the secret to taking off at the right place....

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