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A Year of Firsts: Introducing the Saddle with Josh Nichol

Josh Nichol provides an introduction to saddling with advice on preparing young and inexperienced horses as well as fixing horses with saddle issues. ...

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How Can I Get My Horse to Stand Still for Mounting?

Trainer Anne Gage offers advice on teaching your horse to stand still for mounting....

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3 Lessons from Carl Hester

Three fundamental take-home lessons for every rider....

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Ask the Judge: reverse trot, counter-canter at a jump, judging at the ingate and more

Randy Roy is a senior international judge and course designer. He is the author of eight books, including his newest, Viewpoint. He owns and operates Hunters Glen Show Stable in King, ON, with his daughter, Ryan Roy. ...

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Developing Straightness with Josh Nichol

It doesn’t matter if you and your horse run barrels, compete in cross-country or if you simply enjoy the idea of a trail ride; wherever you’re headed, it is always nice to get there in a relatively straight line....

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Top Exercises for Self-Carriage

Top dressage coach and competitor Wendy Christoff explains self-carriage and how it is the key to harmony and balance....

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The Lightness of Being

Steve Rother shares an exercise designed to improve your horse’s body awareness, resulting in a greater level of balance, control and partnership....

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Ask the Judge: switching leads before a fence, jazzed up horses 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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Tips for Learning Dressage Tests

How you memorize your tests depends on what kind of learner you are. ...

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Horse Whispering Demystified

Equine behaviourist Antonia Henderson, Ph.D., reveals the science behind horse whispering and questions the validity if its approach....

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