A hot, nervous horse just gets more excited if you try to rein him in; instead, use slow, quiet, thoughtful horsemanship to calm him down.
Challenge yourself! Have fun and test your knowledge of horse behavior with Horse&Rider’s Trivia Challenge, featured in The Ride newsletter.
Wish your hot horse were more level-headed? Here are drug-free strategies to help him be as happy and mellow as possible.
What to know and do to keep your horse from panicking and possibly hurting himself at the sound of Fourth of July celebrations.
Is your horse “jiggy” and tense on the trail? Learn how to stop the jig with this easy technique from top trainer/clinician Julie Goodnight.