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Good Everyday Gear

by Bob Avila Use quality tack in your day-to-day riding to keep your horse comfortable and performing well Read More


Bold, Black Legs

by Larry Little Enhance your horse’s black leg markings in four easy steps. Read More


Go for Roach

by Debra Jones Wright Learn how to roach your horse’s mane in four easy steps. Read More


Surviving Green + Green

by Alana Harrison It’s the ‘forbidden’ match—a green rider on a green horse. If you ever find yourself in this situation, follow these strategies to up the odds that you’ll wind up safe and successful. Read More


Healthy Feet for Happy Trails

by Heather Smith Thomas Excellent hoof care is essential for all horses, but especially for those that travel the trail. Here’s what you need to know. Read More


Mistakes Horse Buyers Make

by Bob Avila Save yourself trouble and heartache by learning from the eight mistakes I see buyers make all too often. Read More


Sit Securely to Counter Fear

by Heidi A. McLaughlin This exercise will connect you to your horse’s movement, secure your seat, and build your confidence. Read More


The Equine 401(k)

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Do you have a plan for your horse’s retirement? Follow my tips for easing your horse out of work during his golden years. Read More


Break Out the Bowtie

by Jennifer Paulson Use this bow-shaped pattern to keep your horse engaged, soften his body, and elevate his shoulders. Read More


Special in Every Way

by Jennifer von Geldern What does it take to make a good therapy horse? Meet five stellar examples. (Bonus: Learn if your horse could make the grade.) Read More


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    Here are 10 hints for practicing over logs and poles to help you perform better in ranch riding and ranch trail classes.

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    Check out these tips for exercise strategies your old guy will enjoy and benefit from.

  • Seniors That Still Have It

    Age is just a number, at least when it comes to these six senior horses.

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    Use my best lead-change drill to sharpen your horse’s lead change or banish bad habits, such as leaning into the change.

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