Richard Winters Articles and Videos

{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Richard Winters Good Pasture Practice With Richard Winters Richard Winters Good Pasture Practice With Richard Winters Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Richard Winters The Full Range of Motion Richard Winters Horses were created to walk, trot, lope, gallop, stop, turn, and then go some more! Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Richard Winters One Hundred Palominos! Richard Winters In January of 2012 I was able to check something off my “bucket list” - I rode in the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California! Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Richard Winters Can I Ride With Spurs? Richard Winters With regard to the use of spurs, there remains confusion and sometimes intimidation in some riders’ minds. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Richard Winters Improving Your Horsemanship Richard Winters Taking lessons, having a horsemanship mentor or participating in a clinic are all great ways to advance. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Richard Winters Hobbling Your Horse Richard Winters Putting on a set of hobbles often quiets everything down and defuses a situation. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Round Pen Reasoning Richard Winters Any time we work with our horse, it’s important to have an objective and be able to clearly communicate our ideas in a way that our horses can understand. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Richard Winters Pre Flight Checklist Richard Winters Knowing what to look for in a pre-flight checklist can go a long way in keeping you and your horse out of trouble and ready to fly. (I mean ride!) Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Richard Winters Rein Management Richard Winters understanding how to handle our reins effectively will better equip us to cue our horse in a positive manner Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Richard Winters Keeping Your Horse Balanced Richard Winters Richard Winters gives us exercises to create a more balanced horse. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Desensitizing on the ground Patriotic Preparation Richard Winters Richard Winters shows how he prepares his horse for a patriotic moment. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Backing in an inward arcing circle to the left Is Your Horse Really Broke? Richard Winters It's really important to get a horse broke "through the body." Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Side-Pass to the Right No Short Cuts Richard Winters Taking shortcuts with horse training does not deliver desired results. This month, Richard Winters explains why that is. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Analyzing The Sliding Stop Feel, Timing, and Balance Richard Winters This month Richard Winters explains the importance of feel, timing and balance in riding. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Understanding the Snaffle Bit Richard Winters Generally speaking a snaffle bit has a broken mouth piece connected to rings on either side. There are different mouth pieces such as plain smooth, extra thick, extra thin, twisted wire, etc Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Richard Winters and assistant Teaching Your Horse To Handle A Rope - Part II Richard Winters Last month we discussed how to prepare and desensitize your horse to a lariat rope. With that preparation in place it is now possible to use these skills to perform practical tasks. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Rope prep Teaching Your Horse To Handle A Rope Richard Winters Introducing your saddle horse to a lariat rope and getting him comfortable with its use could go a long way in training your horse to become a safe and solid equine citizen. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Richard Winters clinic with cattle Are You Ready For A Horsemanship Clinic? Richard Winters Are You Ready For A Horsemanship Clinic? Richard Winters offers food for thought to prepare. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} 1. Being at the gate is a lot of work. From Sour to Sweet - With Richard Winters Richard Winters Fixing the Barn, Gate, or Buddy Sour Horse Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Richard Winters Rein and Leg Management Richard Winters Richard Winters discusses how rein and leg positions communicate to and control different parts of the horse's body. Read More
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