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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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Improve your Horse’s Form Over Fences – Top 3 Reasons to Use Gymnasitc Jumping to Improve Your Horse’s Form Over Fences

Gymnastic jumping is a challenge for beginner riders and advanced horsemen and can be a systematic way to develop a green horse into a grand prix contender. Continue reading

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A Practical Guide to Using Horseshoe Studs

Here are some simple rules for using studs. These relate to “screw-in” studs rather than “drive-in” studs because screw-in studs are by far the most commonly used types.

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Hunter Jumper Riding Straight

Riding straight is important. Watch as these two horses try to eveade a straight line by drifting to the left and learn how to fix it! Continue reading

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Show Ring Hunters – First Impressions are Important

A judge has very little time to decide on a winner. If there are 20 horses in the ring you have to make your horse stand out. Make your horse stand out by following these tips from a Senior judge. Continue reading

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