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Ask the Judge: cross-cantering, counter cantering, judges’ booths and more

Randy Roy is a senior international judge, course designer and author. He owns and operates Hunters Glen Show Stable in King, ON, with his daughter, Ryan Roy....

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Develop Rounder, Smoother Turns with Steve Rother

Try the “Daisy Pattern” exercise for better turns....

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Lunging with Feel Part 2

Anne Gage explains how to get the most out of your horse’s lunging time, focusing on contact, true bend and quality transitions....

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Trail Loop

An exercise to build better focus on the trail and put an end to jigging, barn sourness and other issues....

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How to Warm-Up for a Better Ride

Anne Gage shares simple tips for making the most out of your pre-ride warm-up....

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De-Spooking the Dressage Horse with Wendy Christoff

Spooking is a natural behaviour in horses, which are programmed to be on the alert for predators....

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The Elusive Distance with Hyde Moffatt

Can't 'see' a take-off spot if your life depended on it? Perhaps you're looking too hard, or need to work on the basics. ...

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Reconsidering the Round Pen

Don't be fooled, it's not a magical space. The round pen is a training aid that should be used with caution, experience and understanding. ...

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How Can I Get My Horse to Stand Still for Mounting?

Trainer Anne Gage offers advice on teaching your horse to stand still for mounting....

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Lineup Etiquette with Ryan Roy

You are being judged from the moment you walk in to the moment you leave the ring, so always be courteous and respectful to your competitors, the judge, and your horse - even in the lineup....

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