You don’t have to have an entire trail course setup to practice trail at home. In fact, there’s a lot you can do with just four poles set up as a box. While in competition you often see a 6-foot box used to turn in, but there are several ways you can approach this obstacle at home to improve your steering, cadence, and confidence riding over poles.
Create a supportive vibe that feels good and makes you smile, and you’ll become a more confident, effective rider.
Learn nine key ways to improve your horsemanship by avoiding the blunders that sabotage training and make your horse unhappy.
Learn the key horse-training insights gained from trainers’ ‘eureka moments.’
A hard keeper picks at his feed and may become too thin. Learn potential causes, plus what you can do to prompt your finicky horse to eat.
At what point should you scale back your senior horse’s activities—or retire him outright? Key advice that answers the question, ‘Is my horse too old?’