13 Fun Groundwork Games and Training Exercises You Can Do With Your Horse
Groundwork is important, and can be fun! Whether you don’t ride your horse for personal reasons, your horse’s helath/age, your health/age or even if you do ride your horse, groundwork is an awesome...
Knots: How to Tie the Highwayman's Hitch
The quick-release highwayman's hitch seems perfectly devised for the (sometimes guilty) pleasures of summer. It's just right for tying a johnboat off to an overhanging branch. And this get-gone-quick hitch is the go-to knot for when you sneak a canoe into the city lake at night (we'd never condone this) for some late bass action (we've heard only "rumors" of big fish) and just might need to boogie out of there fast. Learn to tie it now before the bass start biting.
Help! My Horse is Too Strong (Horse Tutorial) by carlylyn on DeviantArt
I've been getting annoyed by all the posts on facebook horse groups from people who say they can't stop their horse, their horse is too strong, and want... Help! My Horse is Too Strong (Horse Tutorial)
Saddling a Tied Horse – For Students Of Horsemanship
Written by Buster McLaury This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.69 I rarely saddle an older horse that is tied up, and I never saddle a young horse that is tied up. I think too much of my horses. Let’s give a little thought (Ray would be proud)
Bridling Your Horse with Buck Brannaman – For Students Of Horsemanship
With Buck Brannaman It seems simple enough: bridling your horse. But for any of us who have inherited a bridling problem with a new horse, or created a bridling problem with our own horse, we know that there are numerous ways to fail our horses when it comes time to
The Reaching Exercise with Buck Brannaman – For Students Of Horsemanship
This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.31 - Subscribe today! To ride your horse properly, there should never be a time that you change directions without directing your horse's leading foot. Every time you take your horse's nose off the centerline, you need to be in harmony
Arena Exercises for Fun & Problem-Solving
If you've fallen into a horseback riding rut, try our 10 basic arena exercises. They'll have you and your horse moving in a whole new direction
What are Shoulder-in, travers, and renvers for?
Shoulder-in, travers, and renvers are collective movements in dressage which re-shape your horse's body, forming a strong topline and haunches, and increased flexibility.