Tuesday, September 01 2015 by Editor
It seems as though everyone is heading back to school right now, so it’s only fitting that you brush up on your own schooling when it comes to riding. While you don’t necessarily have to go back to school, there are some great ways you can improve your riding knowledge on your own
If you’ve ever gone riding alone, you understand that riding solo is very different from riding when a friend is present.
At some point, almost any rider will have to ride alone. You may even ride alone on a regular basis. Riding alone can be a wonderful way to connect with your horse, but there’s also an element of danger to mounting up when you’re the only one on the property.
Trail riding is a great summertime activity, but if you’re hesitant to head out on the trail because you feel that your horse might miss out on schooling for the day, that doesn’t have to be the case. There are plenty of horse training and schooling exercises that you can put to work on the trail so that your horse gets his training and you get to enjoy the change of scenery. Here are a few exercises to get you started
Do you plan to take your horse swimming this summer? Swimming with your horse is a fun summertime activity
Wednesday, July 01 2015 by Editor
With parade season in full swing, are you planning on riding in a parade with your horse? Riding in a parade can be a great experience, and it’s fun to be able to share our horses with others
We all know that horseback riding takes hard work, dedication, and many hours in the saddle, but these simple quick fixes can help to make you a better rider. Try these solutions to common riding problems and see how they work for you. Hold a Crop Across Your Hands If you have a crop handy, try using it as a tool to stabilize and quiet your hands.
Ex-racehorses are unique, and present different challenges when it comes to retraining. They’re incredible athletes, and while they’re quickly gaining popularity among riders, ex-racehorses aren’t for everyone
Building a strong topline in your horse ensures that he can carry himself properly and comfortably. It also results in an improved conformation, and can make a big difference in the show ring. When your horse’s topline is properly developed, the change should be gradual