Ground work

Back Straight on the Ground

by Jennifer Paulson Keep your back-up straight and precise with position pointers. Read More

Prepare to Longe for Respect with Clinton Anderson

Get your horse ready to do Clinton Anderson's signature "longeing for respect" exercise with these three prerequisite lessons. Read More

Get Your Barrel Horse Back into Condition After a Layoff

by Sherry Cervi Use Sherry Cervi's surefire method of bringing a horse back into barrel-racing shape after a layoff. From the editors of Horse & Rider magazine. Read More

Clinton Anderson's Longeing for Respect: Circling Slideshow

by Clinton Anderson SLIDESHOW! In the second part of Clinton Anderson's lesson in longeing for respect, you'll learn to send your horse out onto a circle, then cue him to turn in, stop, and face you. Controlling the movement of his feet in this manner will strengthen the bond between the two of you and sharpen his obedience. Read More

Book Excerpt: Help Your Horse Flex to the Halter

by Clinton Anderson This excerpt from Clinton Anderson's book Downunder Horsemanship gives you the tools for teaching your horse to flex to the halter--which will help make him light and supple. Read More

Calm Your Barrel Horse at the Gate

Professional barrel racer Janet Engel offers advice that'll help your speed event horse stop balking, calm down and get down to business. Read More

How to Keep Your Horse From Kicking

Use this desensitizing exercise to keep your horse from kicking on the trail. From Horse & Rider magazine. Read More

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