Adjust your show halter properly for an eye-appealing look and precise function in the competitive arena.
Are you using your running martingale correctly? Check your habits against my hints.
Get to know this training tool that’s been part of my program since I was a youth rider.
Find the right chin strap depending on your event, your horse’s age, and the type of signal you need to communicate.
Draw reins improve your horse’s collection for better self-carriage and handle.
Think you know everything there’s to know about saddle pads? Think again! Brush up on your knowledge for a happier, more comfortable horse.
Hone your horse-headgear knowledge, and learn the ins and outs of the traditional hackamore.
Use this headgear to up your training game and get your horse honed in on your cues.
For safety’s sake, select, use, and clean your saddle’s back cinch with care.
Improve your horse’s feel on the trail or in the arena by learning to use, fit, and care for a training hackamore.
Learn the ins and outs of breast collars to become a specialist on this popular piece of riding equipment.
Use this exercise to keep your horse alert and focused when boxing a cow.
Brush up on your front cinch know-how to help ensure that every ride is a fun and safe experience.
Learn how your horse's body naturally moves, front and back, to overcome many of riding's most vexing problems.
Gain precision and control with this maneuver, and feel your horse’s turnarounds flow.
Learn to see and feel a stop in your mind, so you are better prepared to ask for the maneuver when horseback.
Classical horsemanship is the foundation of all riding. Let it help improve you and your horse.
Use this tried-and-true exercise before every ride to identify problem areas and encourage softness.
Al Dunning gives a Horse & Rider magazine reader the ins and outs on what it takes to get into the sport of cutting--and how to do it without breaking the bank.