Trail Riding

‘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


A Fix for Head Tossing

by Jennifer Paulson End head-shaking on the trail—and at home—with advice from clinician Steve Stevens. Read More


Reinforce Responsiveness

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


Nail Your Approach

by Brad Jewett ‘Plus’ your trail course by improving your performance between the obstacles. 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


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


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


Thrifty Summer Fun

by Jennifer von Geldern Enjoy your horses this summer, while keeping an eye on your budget. Read More


Ride Better Right Now!

by Jennifer Forsberg Meyer Ten key insights from Don Murphy, one of the most effective riding coaches in the industry. Read More


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