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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
How to prepare your horse for roping

How to prepare your horse for roping

Roping is a diverse discipline that requires a great deal of training. These tips will help you introduce your horse to the sport --...
Building your horse’s trust

Building your horse’s trust

How staying present and performing a gentle acupressure session on your horse can help deepen his trust in you. If you think your horse knows...
Horseplay for senior equines

Horseplay for senior equines

We consider what “horseplay” is and how it benefits the senior horse, along with some practical ideas on how to incorporate play into your...
Incorporating energy work into your horse’s training sessions

Incorporating energy work into your horse’s training sessions

Learn how the art of equine energy exchange can enhance the development of your horse’s skills and improve his well-being. Many people look for a...

How trail walks can improve your horsemanship

Trail walks are an enjoyable way to develop your horse and test some of the skills you’ve been working on in the corral. Trail walks...
Herbs and sporting horses: what you need to know

Herbs and sporting horses: what you need to know

Medicinal herbs can be beneficial to equine health, but competition rules and regulations might prohibit their use in some cases. Herbs have been used for...
The benefits of riding bitless

The benefits of riding bitless

Bits have their uses, but for many horses, they’re nothing but a nuisance. Switching to bitless can improve your horse’s performance and overall well-being. Trying...
Clicker training solutions to common horse-handling problems

Clicker training solutions to common horse-handling problems

Switch up your training and teach your horse to stay cool, calm and collected with clicker training and the “do it differently” game. You need...
Joint health for performance horses

Joint health for performance horses

Performance horses endure stress that can affect their minds, gastrointestinal systems — and their joints. Here’s how it’s all connected, and how you can...
An introduction to Western riding 

An introduction to Western riding 

Learn what Western riding really is, and how it might fit into your personal horsemanship experience.  What exactly is Western riding? If my saddle...