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It’s All in the Timing

Struggling to get your horse to respond to your aids? The problem might not be what you're asking, but when. ...

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Mastering The Three Seats

There are three seats a rider should master to become effective and versatile – the full seat, the half seat, and the deep seat. Laura Tidball-Balisky describes each and when they can best be utilized....

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5 Steps to Building a Positive Partnership

Anne Gage outlines five steps for establishing a positive partnership with your horse....

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Ask the Judge: bad rounds, petting mounts, red flags 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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My Horse Won’t Slow!

Why does my horse run off, and how can I prevent it?...

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Correcting Contact Mistakes through Suppling Exercises

Sitting right in the middle of the Dressage Training Scale, 'contact' is often the most misunderstood step on the scale. ...

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Swim to Win

While nothing can replace on-track training, more and more horsemen are utilizing swimming as a fitness tool for their horses. ...

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Help with Halts with Debbie Dobson

Get help stopping your horse, from Debbie Dobson, a coach, trainer, and competitor with 30 years’ experience in the equine industry....

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Putting Polish on Your Hunter Round

Bobbie Reber is a familiar face at horse shows throughout Canada and the US, having coached students for over 30 years. She operates Reber Ridge Stables at Milner Downs in Langley, BC, is a Level III coach and an international hunter and equitation j...

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The Positives of Negative Reinforcement

Exploring ways to use learning theory to create more equitable training environments for horses in all disciplines....

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