Training Tips

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Find out why ranch trail is quickly becoming one of the most talked about events in the country and learn how you can master common obstacles you might see in a class at home.  In the short time...
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Help your horse adjust to his new neighbor—or another source of spooks—with these simple steps. Horses are creatures of habit. So, when something about their environment changes, it can disrupt their...
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Learn why world champion trainer Robin Frid’s daily riding routine always begins with connection to ensure his horse’s body position is where it needs to be. Horsemanship is more than just sitting on...
This article is brought to you by Cosequin® Joint Health Supplement. Whether you’re traveling, trail riding, or tying to tack up, standing tied is an essential skill your horse should have. However,...

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Trail Riding

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The position of your hands, shoulders, and elbows can impact your horse’s movement. Be aware of your body position, and stay out of his way.
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Arena time is important for training or exercise programs. But here are 6 reasons to go beyond the arena - and how it can benefit your horse.
Riding vacations can be found around the world. Here are five bucket list rides in the United States that you can't miss.
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It was hot at our Montana home, a stifling summer heat. We wanted to take our horses, Jake and Cody, and ride somewhere with cool, shaded trails. We wanted a camping area with corrals, water for the horses,...

Horse Health

Ready for the snow to fly? Use a pre-winter checklist to prepare everything from your horse to the barn for cold weather.
A world champion shares her core horse-training secrets. An H&R exclusive adapted from Sandy Collier’s book, Reining Essentials: How to Excel in Western’s Hottest Sport.
Winter, spring, summer, or fall…all you’ve got to do is remember what your horse needs to stay healthy. Our seasonal guide will help you.
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Follow these steps to take your horse's temperature so you know you'll get an accurate reading.

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