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Horse Show Warm Up – Top Correction for Your Horse Show Warm Up And How To Fix It

The horse show warm up area is a place where competitors can make or break the competition. Do you use your warm up time effectively? Use this simple 3 step technique to improve your horse immediately. Continue reading

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Horse Training – 5 Factors of Jumping

This time of year when everyone is in full swing with their riding and showing sometimes we get bogged down with the details. If this happens to you, take some time to review the fundamentals and get things right. For … Continue reading

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How to Fit a Noseband Correctly – 3 Tips for Fitting a Noseband

Fitting a noseband is easy. There are some important considerations when fitting your bridle and in particular – fitting your noseband. Follow these simple tips to get that perfect fit. Continue reading

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Horse Training – How We Inadvertently Train Horses

When horse training, one of the most common things people do is to ‘humanize” or anthropomorphize horses.Whether you believe it or not you have trained him to do it. What ever ‘it’ happens to be. Bad or good we have probably trained the horse to do it. Continue reading

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Horse Training Basic Riding School Movements to Include in Your Daily Horse Training

Back to basic horse training and riding school movements for the winter schooling months. Basic horse training riding school movements such as circles, turns and changes of rein. Find these 3 tips for horse training success. Continue reading

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Top 7 Ways Riders Interfere With Their Horses and How to Train Riders Not to Interfere

Riders interfere by not staying with the horse and becoming unbalanced. Learn top ways riders interfere and what to do about it. Continue reading

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Horse Shows – So You Think You Got Something to Prove?

Guest post by fwdnrnd photo credit: jerebu   Then don’t go to the horse show. Seriously. DON’T go if:  you aren’t getting excellent rides at home, mentally and physically, both you and your horse.  you haven’t taken your horse off-property in … Continue reading

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Horse Training – Common Jumping Distances

It is the course designers job to set up the courses that are suitable for the competition. Learn the common distances used to get the correct number of strides between jumps. Continue reading

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Hunter Jumper – The Prepatory Circle

When riding in the hunter jumper ring you are allowed to make one prepatory circle. There are some instances, however, when the circle is unneccessary and may even drop your placings down. The purpose of the prep circle is to … Continue reading

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What the Judge Is Looking For – Hunter Under Saddle

Senior Judge Laura Kelland-May reviews What the Judge is Looking For Hunter Under Saddle Continue reading

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