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Trailer Loading Simplified with Josh Nichol

Trainer and clinician Josh Nichol explains why horses often react negatively to trailers and provides key exercises that will help you and your horse develop a more confident approach to trailer loading....

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The Numbers Game with Sable Giesler

Ever wonder how eventers manage to ride two, three, or more horses at the same event? Sable Giesler offers 5 tips to make sure your day is extra fun, not extra stressful....

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Winning Habits of Highly Effective Coaches

Horse Sport asked three professionals about what it takes to be an exceptional coach who can develop successful students....

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Lunge Like a Pro

Whether you lunge your horse for exercise, stretching, increasing fitness and muscle tone, gait assessment, or preparing a young horse for under-saddle work, it will help you build a rapport that is vital for later work....

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Riding a Good Stretch Circle with Karen Pavicic

Karen Pavicic offers some advice and exercises to improve this important movement in lower-level tests....

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Managing The Stall Rest Sentence

Equine psychologist Antonia Henderson examines the psychological impact for horses on lengthy stall rest, and what can be done to reduce the stress level and even turn the “sentence” into something beneficial....

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Introducing Saddle and Bridle

Introducing youngsters to tack should just be part of the natural progression of training. Properly prepared, a two-year-old should take the experience in stride. Armin Arnoldt of Dreamscape Farm describes the early steps which should be accomplished...

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The Training Scale, Demystified

What it is, and why it's not just for dressage horses ...

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Standing Up the Model Hunter

When you are called to “strip for conformation,” you want to make sure you are showing your horse to its best advantage. Randy Roy explains how....

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Ask the Judge: handy hunter options, judges’ comments 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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