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Bombproof Your Horse Part 2: Lunging and Long-Lining

Find out how lunging or long-lining your horse over or near obstacles can aid in the bombproofing process. ...

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Competition Leg Care with Tiffany Foster

Top jumper rider Tiffany Foster and her head groom share their leg care regimen for before, during, and after competition....

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How Can I Teach My Horse to Stand Still in the Cross-ties?

Trainer Lindsay Grice provides the steps for getting your horse to stand still in the cross-ties. ...

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How to Teach a Winning Stop

Lindsay Grice explains how to perfect the halt....

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An Investigative Look at the Science Behind Natural Horsemanship

A psychologist with a specialty in learning theory and equine psychology and behaviour explores the methods of three of the greats of this movement (Monty Roberts, Pat Parelli and John Lyons) and explains what the research tells us about their claims...

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Game 3: The Driving Game

Have you ever wondered how “horse whisperers” are able to magically communicate with horses from across a pen? With suggestions that are imperceptible, skilled horsemen are able to have a horse respond as if it were the horse’s instinct to do s...

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Maximizing the Course Walk with Michele Mueller

One of the most important preparations at a horse trial is the cross-country course walk. ...

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Ask the Judge: cross-cantering, final circle, tail wraps 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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Training Programs for Jumpers with Jenn Serek

Experience, age, and stage require huge variations when it comes to the intensity of training programs. Here are two detailed week-by-week sample schedules for horses and riders during show season....

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Just Say “No” to Refusals

Jessica Phoenix shares her training system for instilling straightness and confidence in young or green horses, ensuring smooth sailing on the cross-country course....

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