Training

Transition Turmoil

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


Read His Eye Before You Mount

Learn to read your horse's eye to determine his mood and, hopefully, save yourself a wreck. Read More


Get Your Mojo Back

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


The Real-Deal DIYer

by Cathy Raymond Herbert Danny Blackburn has earned the respect of his peers and professionals for the way he handles and trains his own horses. 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


What's He Saying?

by Sandy Collier Certain kinds of behavior are clear signals from your horse. Here’s what they mean, and what to do in response. Read More


Learning Lead Changes

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


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