Pattern Perfect

Pros break down patterns from top horse shows, offering you step-by-step instruction to ace each maneuver.

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Matt Mills’ Key Tips for Confidence

Confidence in the show pen starts at home. Read Matt Mills' tips for pattern prep at home to help you gain confidence for your next show.
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On Pattern, On Target

In a talented field of exhibitors, pattern placement is one way to stand out from the crowd. Get on-point advice for laying down your best pattern from three pros.
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Teaching Your Horse to Properly Pivot

Use these three exercises to teach your horse how to properly pivot during a turn on the haunches.
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#RideWithAl: Ranch Riding Pattern Evaluation 3

Al Dunning evaluates a ranch riding pattern.
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Find the Right Barrel Racing Approach

Use these tips to make crisp barrel turns with the right barrel racing approach.
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#RideWithAl: Ranch Riding Pattern Evaluation #1

Al Dunning evaluates a ranch riding pattern.
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#RideWithAl: Follow the Pattern's Rules

Al Dunning talks about learning the pattern and doing it exactly how it's drawn.
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Break Out the Bowtie

Use this bow-shaped pattern to keep your horse engaged, soften his body, and elevate his shoulders.
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