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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

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...

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...

Nutrition for the performance horse

Proper nutrition is the foundation for a healthy horse who’s capable of training and performing to the best of his ability. You spend a lot...

From resistance to responsiveness – teaching your horse to say “yes”

How safety, reward and joy play a role in your horse’s choices, and why catering to these basic desires can encourage her to say...

The Thoroughbred Makeover

It’s much more than just an event. The Thoroughbred Makeover helps transition retired horses into second careers, while offering education and outreach for the...

Practices for posture – back exercises for riders

Back pain seems fairly common in riders, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Understanding the factors that contribute to back pain, and...

How to develop a following seat

Most riders dream about riding in perfect balance, rhythm and harmony with their horses. Use these exercises to become mindful of your body’s movements,...

Working with timid horses

Building trust is the key to rehabilitating timid horses. Timid horses are my favorites to work with. Once you show them you are trustworthy, they...