Horse&Rider was on site at the Win-a-Day clinic with Brad Barkemeyer, and we're bringing it to you! In the first episode of A Day with Brad, he introduces us to the Win-a-Day clinic and goes over everything you'll learn in future episodes.
Mix it up by using one cow to practice herd work at home.
Learn to nail your lope transitions with this demonstration from world champion trainer Carol Metcalf.
Learn how to stay a safe distance away from the cow when you're circling it.
In this video, Brad shows you some drills you can incorporate into your training program at home to help your horse improve circling a cow.
Understand how to read cattle and learn cow psychology.
Brad explains why you should include circling practice into your at-home training routine with cattle.
Brad Barkemeyer goes over the basics of schooling a horse on a cow at home and how it differs from preparing to show.
Winston breaks down the benefits of using a circle pen to work cattle.
Ryan Rushing goes over the basics of skid boots and when you might use them in the reining and cow horse disciplines.
Learn how you can practice your skills in the show pen without over practicing your horse.
Learn how to start a young horse on live cattle, one step at a time.
Don't miss this episode with YouTube sensation and non-pro rider, Chelsea Edsall!
Nichole and Michaela chat with limited open NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Champion Jacob Barry about his experiences with starting cow horses, reiners, and cutters.
Winston Hansma describes how to use the horse’s basic instincts when training a cutting horse.
Winston Hansma explains the importance of leg cues when working a live cow.
Brad Barkemeyer works with a rider who is new to the working cow horse. Before working with cattle, Brad teaches his rider how to properly work the flag.
Position on the cow can be a challenging thing to learn. Watch as Winston breaks down how to achieve and maintain position while in the practice pen.
Is your horse hard to catch? Brad Barkemeyer shares his tips to help makeover your hard-to-catch horse.
In the world of reined cow horse and cutting horse sires, One Time Pepto is a red roan titan of a stallion with offspring earnings topping more than $18 million.
Brad Barkmeyer explains how to circle your horse safely when you’re working a cow.
Too much forward motion when working a cow can cause things to get too quick. Here's how to stay correct.
Brad Barkemeyer shows you how to ride a cowy horse.
Know when you can legally quit working a cow during herd work.