This week on Horse&Rider OnDemand
Ranch riding is the cool event where competitors demonstrate the versatility, attitude, and movement of a working horse. Horse&Rider wants to know: How interested are *you* in ranch riding? Tell us by participating in the Gallop Poll.
Tips to longe your horse effectively; fix buddy sour behavior.
Keep your horse patient when working the flag. Steps to teach your horse to sidepass.
Choose the right tack for ranch riding. Ace your lope departures.
Earn points when you can plant a pivot. Learn about leg position and cueing.
End frustration when your horse won’t go forward. Ace gait extensions for ranch riding.
Get a precise backup, then add speed. Learn to establish a stop.
Your body position is key to staying safe and getting your horse’s feet unstuck and moving forward.
How can an athletic riding position help you ride better? Tips for clipping for ranch riding classes.
Help a rushy horse stay in gait; use a counter-bend drill for better body control.
Stay out of the penalty box and learn what judges look for in a ranch riding spin.
Perfecting your ranch riding transitions is key to efficient work on the ranch and earning high scores in the arena.
Enhance your show experience and extend your performance horse’s skill set by adding ranch riding to your repertoire.