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Foot Control with Steve Rother

Steve Rother teaches a series of foundation exercises to develop balanced control of your horse’s movement....

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Ask the Judge: falls, pulling up, hunter derby format 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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Off-The-Track to Over Fences

Mental and Physical Rehabbing for the OTTB...

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How Can I Cure “Girthiness?”

Trainer Lindsay Grice helps make tightening your horse's girth or cinch a more pleasant experience. ...

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Standing Still for Mounting & Dismounting

Do you find yourself trying to climb into the saddle when mounting your horse because he won't stand still, or plotting a dismount on the move? If so, your horse needs to learn a basic lesson, says 2012 Olympic eventer Michele Mueller: that 'whoa' me...

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Lungeing Part 1: The Basics

The weather is terrible. You're recovering from an injury. Or maybe you're bored with riding around and around the same old arena. What do you do when you can't (or don't want to) ride your horse, but he still needs some quality exercise?...

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Teaching the Automatic Release

The automatic release is a skill that has fallen by the wayside in recent decades, much to the chagrin of many of today's top riders and trainers. When executed correctly, it gives riders the advantage of a direct line of communication with the horse...

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The Ins & Outs of Reining with Nancy Pratch

Gold medalist Nancy Pratch talks about the sport of reining....

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Ask the Judge: kids’ hair ribbons, half-seat, walking equitation courses 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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How to Find a Jumping Distance

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

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