Western Pleasure

Al Dunning #ReadyToRide: Spurs

Al Dunning discusses spurs. Read More


Al Dunning #ReadyToRide: Hackamores

Al Dunning discusses hackamores in this installment of #ReadyToRide Read More


‘Swing’ for Shoulder Control

by Taylor McIntosh Good control of your horse’s shoulder improves your riding and ups your in-saddle confidence. Read More


Train for Power Steering

by Bob Avila A solid start with a snaffle and mindful progression to a bridle will give your horse power steering for his entire performance career. Read More


Ride Form to Function

by Brad Jewett Become a more effective rider by focusing on your position in the saddle and how it influences your horse’s response. Read More


Self-Carriage Refresher

by Lynn Palm Get a mental picture of how your horse’s frame and tempo affects his way of going so you can be successful in Western dressage or other cross-training disciplines, like ranch riding. Read More


Sit Better, Ride Better!

by Lynn Palm Be an effective rider, not a ‘pretty statue.’ Pro Lynn Palm shows you how. Read More


Goals That Get You There

by Bob Avila My five tips for setting realistic goals will put you on the path to success. Read More


Pole Practice

by Karen Banister Use ground poles to enhance your horse’s guide and response, as well as improve your steering and focus. 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. Read More


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