Kids and horses make the perfect pair for valuable life lessons.
Fires, floods, and hurricanes are just a few of the natural disasters that strike fear in every horse owner’s heart. Develop your evacuation plan to put your mind at ease.
In today’s world, horses may be one of the best tools ever for fostering healthy, well-adjusted children.
Whether you dream of seeing the country from horseback or excelling in competition, you can do it! These four riders reveal what it took to achieve their horse-related goals.
What’s new and exciting for riders and their horses this year? Here are a few things on our radar to keep an eye on.
When you feel uneasy on your horse, these strategies will help you ‘fake it ’til you make it.’
Adjust your show halter properly for an eye-appealing look and precise function in the competitive arena.
Gain insight into three common problem bits with the potential to pinch, poke, or otherwise make your horse wince. Plus learn how your bit works on your horse’s mouth for a happier ride.
Use good old-fashioned horsemanship to minimize the need for medication and help keep your horse healthy.
These exercises will help you develop that near-magical ability known as feel.
Schooling is one thing. Disrespecting the judge and the spectators is another.
Have a perpetual shoe-puller? Here’s a solution.
Horse trainers say the darnedest things. Here are 18 of our favorite things we heard them say this year.
Buy your next pair of chaps with confidence using the advice from four experts, plus get fit tips from a chaps maker.
Are you using your running martingale correctly? Check your habits against my hints.
Make the most of the horse-show “hurry-up-and-wait” with these competition-tested do’s and don’ts.
2016’s best blankets.
Get to know this training tool that’s been part of my program since I was a youth rider.
Enhance your horse’s black leg markings in four easy steps.
These riders don’t mount up without head protection. Read their stories, so you can decide if a helmet might be right for you.
It’s the ‘forbidden’ match—a green rider on a green horse. If you ever find yourself in this situation, follow these strategies to up the odds that you’ll wind up safe and successful.
Find the right chin strap depending on your event, your horse’s age, and the type of signal you need to communicate.
Save yourself trouble and heartache by learning from the eight mistakes I see buyers make all too often.