Horsemanship

Transition Turmoil

by Jennifer Paulson Trainer Brad Barkemeyer offers advice for retraining a horse that bucks or lurches into lope transitions. Read More


Get Your Mojo Back

by Bob Avila Focus on your comeback rather than your setback to move on from mistakes. Read More


Warm Up for Horsemanship

by Brian Henry Get your body ready to assume the horsemanship position with these exercises. Read More


Rehab Done Right

by Alana Harrison Trainer Carol Metcalf provides strategic tips to help a reader safely and successfully recondition her horse for work after a long layup. Read More


‘Stop and Drop’ for Ultimate Control

by Sarah Purdum Master this exercise, and your confidence in the saddle will reach a new level. Read More


Learning Lead Changes

by Casey Deary Teach your young horse to change leads the easy way to avoid future frustration. Read More


Reinforce Responsiveness

by Robin Gollehon Here’s how to sharpen your horse’s responses to cues. Read More


Work the Square

by Will and Elizabeth Knabenshue, Set up four cones in a square for endless opportunities to refine your horsemanship and your horse’s guide. Read More


Extend the Walk, But Don’t Trot

by Jennifer Paulson Step up your horse’s walking stride without breaking gait. Read More


Ranch Riding Square Corners

by Laurel Walker Denton Executing a square corner in a ranch riding pattern requires a different kind of finesse than a regular horsemanship pattern. Learn the nuances here. Read More


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