Western Pleasure

‘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


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


Keep Your Horse on the Rail

by Alana Harrison Trainer Carol Metcalf helps a reader guide her wayward mare back to the rail—and keep her there. Read More


Reel Him In

by Al Dunning Draw reins improve your horse’s collection for better self-carriage and handle. Read More


Drop the Stirrups

A few simple exercises while riding without stirrups will boost your strength, stamina, effectiveness, and confidence. Read More


Test Your Maintenance Mettle

by Bob Avila Are you doing right by your horse to ensure longevity in his showing career? Take this show-horse maintenance quiz to find out. Read More


Heads-Up for Success

by Jennifer Paulson A rider’s gelding carries his head below his withers, even with constant correction by the rider. All-around trainer Patty Vatterott offers advice for retraining. Read More


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