Gear up for spring trail rides with training tips from trail riding experts.
Maintain balance and control by properly adjusting your stirrups for barrel racing.
Send your horse forward when you're working on groundwork.
Bud Lyon performs ranch riding pattern 12, so you can be prepared to do the pattern yourself.
Use these lateral movements to improve your lead change.
Listen to this episode of The Ride with Brad Barkemeyer.
Fix a pulling horse during groundwork.
Bud Lyon explains romal reins; the material, functionality, and when you should use a set on your horse.
Shifting your body weight helps your horse have a successful lead change.
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Getting too far back in the spin causes a horse to get stuck. Brad shows you how to clean up this maneuver.
Teach your horse to move his shoulders when you're doing groundwork.
Expand your knowledge on spade bits and curb straps with Bud Lyon.
Don't ask for too much hip when you're spinning your horse.
Bud Lyon explains the solid port and the scenarios in which your horse may require this bit.
Just as you would in the saddle, teach your horse how to move his hind end on the ground.
Too much direct rein can cause confusion with your horse.
Natural horsemanship instructor Monique Potts talks about sending a horse around you on the ground.
Advance your bit knowledge with Bud Lyon as he explains the correction bit.
Learn how to cue your horse for the turnaround.
Bud Lyon breaks down why and when he uses a smooth snaffle.
All you need for this lower-body workout is a resistance band.
Bud Lyon breaks down the differences between ranch riding and reining horses, and what he looks for in a prospect.