Bud Lyons explains how to focus on short-term goals and riding the horse you have in the show pen.
Learn how you can practice your skills in the show pen without over practicing your horse.
Your ride might feel different than it looked to the judges, so don’t get discouraged!
Learn how to work with a finished horse to ensure he’s mentally and physically prepared to show.
Bud Lyon talks you through a reining pattern.
Bud Lyon demonstrates how to make sure your young horse understands pressure and release.
Learn how to use your legs when you’re asking your horse to collect and why it’s an important part of horse training regardless of what kind of riding you do.
Bud Lyon explains how to transition your young horse to a training hackamore.
Teaching your horse how to move forward may sound easier than what it actually is. Bud Lyon explains and demonstrates how to teach a young horse to move forward.
If your horse isn’t responsive in his feet when you ask him to back up, Bud Lyon’s insights can help.
Teaching your young horse to follow his nose will set him up for success as he continues his training.
Every horse is different. Don’t let the pressure of getting ready for a particular event cause you to push your horse past what he’s capable of doing.
Next in this series, Bud demonstrates the extended trot.
Before your horse can neck rein he needs to respond to direct rein commands.
Don’t let your spin put you in the penalty box. Use my techniques to teach your horse how to properly start and stop a spin.
See what Bud Lyon feeds his performance horses to ensure they're healthy and in shape for competition.
While we all have more down time with COVID-19, The Ride is bringing you audio lessons from our favorite trainers.
Bud Lyon has someone who is new to ranch riding work his scale so he can assess her riding skill level and knowledge of the ranch riding.
To conclude this series Bud Lyon gives an overall evaluation.
Purchase a new ranch riding prospect? Here’s how Bud Lyon likes to evaluate a new prospect.
When working with a new horse you should test your horse’s lope to determine what you may need to work on in the future.
Kim Lyon shares her collection of Western hats.
Does your new horse like to stop when you say whoa? Bud Lyon explains why it’s important to test your stop when working with a new horse.