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Keeping a Riding Journal

Over the years, several riding instructors have tried to convince me of the importance of keeping a log or journal to track my rides...

Riding Etiquette

The warm-up ring at a show can be a particularly interesting place to navigate. Given all the nervous horses and riders, and the general...

Emotions

Can your horse sense your mood? Your emotions? “We can hide our irritation from other people by masking our emotions, because humans are not good...

Rider Confidence

Let’s face it – riding is risky business. It takes courage, desire, coordination and balance just to mount a horse, much less direct him...

Arnica For Riders

A couple of years ago, I was walking a friend’s large German shepherd. I foolishly had Sasha’s leash wrapped around my hand. When she...

Horse Gifts You’ll Love

We don’t blink an eye when we buy a new grooming tool, a flashy saddle or latest fad in horse shampoo. It’s almost an...

5 Tools for Clear Communication

Unfortunately, many tools still commonly used for communication with horses pretty much date back to the same era as the tin can telephones. They...

Western Saddle Fit

Saddle fitting has become a hot topic lately, and for a very good reason – riders are beginning to realize that if a horse...