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How to learn lateral work without tying yourself in knots. Lateral work is a great tool for developing straightness and symmetry. But the process of learning it can make you …

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  By Jasmine Cabanaw Most horse lovers know that horses require a lot of love and care, but have you ever wondered what would be required to make a steam-powered …

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saddle fit panel

How old-fashioned static saddle fit differs from dynamic saddle fit for the moving horse. Three different metal parts used in riding come in close contact with the horse. One is …

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saddle fit women

Five saddle fit keys to comfort for female riders. We all know that women and men have different builds. But the challenges faced by many female riders (back, knee and …

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hoof form

How hoof form affects your horse’s limb function and conformation. Can foot form really affect a horse’s conformation? Rest assured it can and does – in fact, it affects much …

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Bits are required in many competitive disciplines. With so many types to choose from, how do you select the best option for your horse? Let’s look at bit action and …

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hoof bars

Hoof bars are often under-appreciated. Discover how this crucial part of your horse’s feet affects his soundness and well being. The hoof is commonly considered one of the most important …

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contracted heels

Contracted heels are a common health problem, but they don’t have to become your horse’s “new normal”. Read any horse care literature these days and you’ll come across a myriad …

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basic conformation

Balance and structure are two important keys to his overall conformation. Want a horse that can canter and trot soundly and smoothly, as well as trail ride, run barrels, rope, pull …

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14 STUMBLING BLOCKS Learn how to deal with hoof emergencies in one of the most inconvenient environments you and your horse will encounter – out on the trail. 18 STAGE …

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