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Equitation: Style, Form and Function

When the equitation ring becomes a springboard to professional careers...

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How to Memorize a Show Pattern

Lindsay Grice shares tips for remembering riding patterns for all types of learners....

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Spooking on the Trail

Here’s a question I get asked all the time: “what should I do when my horse spooks on the trail?” The very first thing I recommend is to ask the question a little differently: “What can I do to better prepare myself and my horse so he doesn...

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Technique or Torture? Riding without stirrups, with Jenn Serek

Riding without stirrups is one exercise that will significantly improve your riding ability. Avoided by many due to its tendency to make even the fittest athlete sweat and be sore the next day, it is one whose payoff is worth tenfold what you are wil...

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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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Between the Fences with Laura Tidball-Balisky

How to avoid bucking and playing on course, with Laura Tidball Balisky....

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Developing Steady Hands

The so-called “invisible aids” are the Holy Grail of dressage, and quiet hands may be the hardest to achieve. ...

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Softness From Ground To Saddle with Josh Nichol

Trainer and clinician Josh Nichol shares his advice on building better flow between you and your horse as you learn to transition your leadership from the ground into the saddle....

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Ask the Judge: reluctant horses, adding strides vs. leaving them out 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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Indoor Eventing Strategies with Waylon Roberts

When it comes to the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair's exciting indoor eventing competition, rider Waylon Roberts has proven to be master of the game, winning the championship six times in seven years....

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