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Lineup Etiquette with Ryan Roy

You are being judged from the moment you walk in to the moment you leave the ring, so always be courteous and respectful to your competitors, the judge, and your horse - even in the lineup....

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Why Horses Buck and How to Stop It

Trainers Anne Gage and Lindsay Grice discuss why horses buck and how to prevent this unsafe behaviour....

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Riding a Final Four with Bobbie Reber

The challenge of riding an unfamiliar horse over a course of fences is presented at the World Championships, in many equitation finals, and also recently at Spruce Meadows in the Final Four jumper series. ...

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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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The Training Scale, Demystified

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

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Training the Often-Forgotten Walk with David Marcus

Of the three gaits, the walk is by far the one that tends to be neglected in daily training. ...

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Taking Poles in Stride

Lindsay Grice offers advice for teaching your horse how to cross poles with proper technique and timing. ...

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Training with Josh Nichol: From the Ground Up – Mounting Block 101

Make mounting simple and set the tone for a good ride, with lessons from Josh Nichol. ...

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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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