TRAINING & TIPS
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Better Your Backup
Avoid having a sticky backup with these tips from NRHA Professional Horseman Peter DeFreitas. Picture this. You’re in the show pen and near the completion of a first-place pattern. But when it comes...
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Keep Loading Easy
By keeping your basic training solid and respectful, you shouldn’t face problems when it comes time to jump in the trailer. We see a lot about how to resolve trailer-loading problems, but the best method...
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Enjoy the Ride!
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IN A RUT
Stuck In a Training Rut? Try This.
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Become Confident Loping a Straight Line with Andrea Fappani
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Mind Full? Learn How Mindfulness Can Improve Your Bond With Your Horse
TRENDING ARTICLES
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Your Horse's Lumps & Bumps
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THE RIDE PODCAST

The Ride brought to you by Horse&Rider is a bi-weekly podcast co-hosted by Editor Nichole Chirico and Digital Editor Devin Conley. In each episode, Chirico and Conley sit down with some of the industry’s top trainers, clinicians, and professionals to share inspiring stories, training philosophies, and the importance of living your best Western horse life.

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Winning Insights: Melisa Pearce on How Horses Heal (Part 4)
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How Horses Heal
Winning Insights: Melisa Pearce on How Horses Heal (Part 3)
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Winning Insights: Melisa Pearce and How Horses Help Us (Part 2)
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Winning Insights: Melisa Pearce and How Horses Help Us (Part 1)

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TRAIL RIDING
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Trail Riding Trip Checklist
The weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and it’s time to start planning those summer trail rides! Here’s a handy checklist to prepare for an overnight or longer trip with...
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Leg up your trail horse
Fit for the Adventure
Before you hit the trails this spring, heed these tips from Stacy Westfall to get your trusty trail horse fit for the adventure.
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Lead the Way with Confidence
Be a Good Leader on the Trail
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On the Trail First-Aid Kit
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Group-Ride Etiquette on the Trail
First Snow
Avoid Frostbite
QUIZZES & POLLS
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Can You Pass This Joint Health Quiz?
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Who's Your Daddy?
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Barn Fly Facts
HORSE HEALTH
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Read This Before Deworming!
Parasite Patrol
Fecal tests for parasite eggs have become a crucial part of any effective deworming program. Here’s how to ensure that those tests are accurate and meaningful.
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Tip of the Week: Scrub Those Buckets!
Spring is a great time to apply some old-fashioned elbow grease to those grimy and dirty buckets.
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Finding the Cause of Your Horse's Stiffness
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What Is Your Vet Thinking?
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Year-Round Hoof Care
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Feeding Low-Bulk for Troublesome Tummies
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