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Saturday, December 4, 2021
Achieve success in the show ring with Animal Communication

Achieve success in the show ring with Animal Communication

Animal Communication helped address the cause of this horse’s anxiety and helped him and his rider thrive. Stress at an event is pretty common...
Understanding decreased energy and performance in hot weather

Understanding decreased energy and performance in hot weather

Gradually acclimate your horse to increases in work duration and intensity in the summer months. A common concern this time of year among performance horse...
How rider weight affects your horse

How rider weight affects your horse

Rider weight is less important than skill when it comes to protecting your horse’s spine. If we were sensible, we would be riding cows,...
Easing back into show training after time off (due to COVID-19)

Easing back into show training after time off (due to COVID-19)

Are you and your horse feeling a little rusty after taking some time off? These steps will help you ease back into a successful...
Invitation and reward: a kinder way to train your horse

Invitation and reward: a kinder way to train your horse

Take a look at why an “invitation and reward” approach to training is kinder – and more effective – than one that involves pressure...
Tips for winter horse training

Tips for winter horse training

Training and riding your horse in bad weather means keeping some important considerations in mind. Follow these winter horse training tips for a safer...
Treadmill exercise and your horse

Treadmill exercise and your horse

Equine treadmills are increasingly found in therapy centers, research centers, and even some training facilities. Learn how the rehabilitating or conditioning horse could succeed...
7 tips for training your young horse

7 tips for training your young horse

He’s bright-eyed, bushy-tailed and full of curiosity – but he needs to be trained! Here are some valuable tips to help you shape your...
What to expect when transitioning from steel shoes to barefoot

What to expect when transitioning from steel shoes to barefoot

Thinking of switching your horse to barefoot this season? Here’s what you should expect during the transition. Horse caretakers often have difficulty keeping shoes on...
How learning skills in new disciplines can improve your riding

How learning new disciplines can improve your riding

Trying new disciplines can greatly benefit your riding style and improve your horse’s attitude and understanding at any event. We all put our left foot...