The American Heart Association Beach Ride

This five-day, four-night event offers equestrians a once-in-a-lifetime experience to camp oceanfront with their horses, while raising significant funds to fight cardiovascular disease and stroke.
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Trail Insights: Leading a Horse

Julie Goodnight shows you how to lead a horse over obstacles you would experience on the trails.
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Trail Insights: Using a Rope Halter

Julie Goodnight explains how to use a rope halter on the trail.
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How to Select Kids’ Reins

Are you selecting reins for a child to use? Here are a few pointers.
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Banish the Buck

Does your horse balk and buck when he doesn’t want to work? Fix this vice with clinician Julie Goodnight’s expert advice.
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On-Trail Confidence Boost

Have you ever lost your nerve when your trail horse has balked? Here, Julie Goodnight gives you her three-step confidence boost.
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Half-Halt Help

Having trouble getting your horse to collect himself in preparation for a flying lead change? Borrow a tip from the English disciplines and try a half-halt.
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Bit Up!

Choose the right bit for optimal on-trail communication and control with this expert guide.
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Hot Days, Cool Rides

Julie Goodnight offers her three-step guide to helping your horse stay cool on the trail.
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Improve Your Horse-Camping Skills

Are you a first-time horse camper? Here's what we need to know and how to prepare yourself so things go smoothly.
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Calm Your Horse With the Drop-Head Cue

The ability to drop your horse's head by cue is a confidence-building basic. Can you do it?
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How to Pony with Confidence

Learn how and why to pony a second horse behind you while you’re on the trail with clinician Julie Goodnight.
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The Drop-Head Cue

Watch as Julie Goodnight shows you how to teach your horse the drop-head cue from the saddle.
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Horses Pawing in the Trailer

Do you have trouble with your horses pawing while in the trailer? Check out this Q&A with Julie Goodnight.
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Stop the Jig with Julie Goodnight

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.
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