Al Dunning: Horsemanship Basic #2: Go Left and Right

Al Dunning shares his horsemanship basics in part two of this five part installment: go left and right. Read More

Al Dunning: Horsemanship Basic #1: Go Forward!

Al Dunning shares his horsemanship basics in part one of this five video installment. Read More

Have Fun, Safely

Christy Landwehr of the Certified Horsemanship Association teaches horse safety topics that improve riders knowledge of best horse-care practices. Learn to catch and release your horse safely, tie knots, and more. Read More

Al Dunning: Horsemanship Basic #3: Sit Down and Say, 'Whoa.'

Al Dunning shares his horsemanship basics in video three of five installments. Read More

Al Dunning: Analysis of Mare's Conformation for Performance

Al Dunning analyzes a mare's conformation and shares pros and cons of her performance preparedness. Read More

Mount Up Right for Safety, Confidence

by Steve Stevens How you mount your horse can set the tone for a safe, effective ride. Here's how to get both you and your horse started on the right foot, complete with instruction from trainer Steve Stevens. Read More

Our Pick! Best Make It Work Moment

When he walked into the herd at the National Reined Cow Horse Association Stallion Stakes this spring, longtime pro John Ward had no intention of cutting bridleless. But that’s exactly what he did when his headstall broke while working his first cow in the open preliminary round. Read More

Our Pick! Best Viral Video of 2015

“Walk with a purpose!” chided youth exhibitor Avery Mortman of Spring, Texas. Her no-nonsense showmanship lesson given to RODEOHOUSTON Unplugged personality (and non-horseman) Mark O’Shea had everyone in our office in hysterics. The video, posted to the event’s Facebook page, was viewed almost 100,000 times and shared more than 1,000 times—and that’s just on the RODEOHOUSTON page. Read More

5 Questions with Jake Telford

Which career would NRCHA trainer, million dollar rider, and now NRCHA futurity winner Jake Telford choose outside of horses? Find out this and more in '5 Questions with Jake Telford.' Read More

Win-A-Day with Brad Barkemeyer

We caught up with trainer Brad Barkemeyer to find out what he enjoys most about working with amateurs, what he focuses on in his program, and his most-shared piece of riding advice. Learn more about Brad, and then sign up for a chance for you and nine of your friends to win a day with him at your place! Read More

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