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{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Ken McNabb Does Your Horse Trust You? Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan Start with small challenges and work up to harder things in gradual steps Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Julie Goodnight First Day on the Job—as Julie Goodnight’s New Horse Julie Goodnight Enjoy this story as written from the horse’s point of view Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Charles Wilhelm Hand Feeding Horses Charles Wilhelm I have a personal friend who was bitten and lost 30 percent of the use of his left arm. 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} Lynn Palm Forward, Straight, & Balanced—Part 9 Lynn Palm The shoulder in serves to correct crookedness and weakness in the hind end. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Ken McNabb Head Start for Foals Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan In this month’s article, we are going to discuss some tips for teaching your foal to lead and how to begin sacking him out. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Ken McNabb Going One Handed Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan Before you worry about riding your horse one handed, you need to make sure you have excellent control two handed. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Ken McNabb Wash Rack Nightmares Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan The goal here is not to desensitize your horse, but to teach him to control his emotions. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Ken McNabb Preparing Your Horse for the Farrier Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan It is your job, and your responsibility as a horse owner, to have your horse trained to stand quietly and politely while his feet are being trimmed and shod. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Julie Goodnight How Do You Prevent Herd-Bound Behavior? Julie Goodnight How to avoid and overcome herd-bound behavior and enjoy a ride alone with your horse. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Charles Wilhelm A Word on Hoof Care Charles Wilhelm With a young horse it is important to start foot care early. Handle the feet as soon as a foal will allow it. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Ken McNabb Uphill and Down Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan Once your horse is going up and down hill in control and with his hind end under him, it’s time to play. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Ken McNabb Safety in the Herd Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan If you don’t have the respect of every horse in your herd you can be run over or kicked. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Palm Patnership Training Forward, Straight & Balanced, Parts 5 and 6 Lynn Palm Collection is the compression of your horse’s body from poll to dock and it is the natural next step once you have achieved balance. 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} Ken McNabb Spookiness Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan There are two reasons a horse will be spooky: Young & inexperienced or older & looking for release from what he is doing. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Lynn Palm Forward, Straight & Balanced, Part 3 Lynn Palm Some riders wonder how a horse can be “straight” on a curve. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Julie Goodnight Julie’s Pet Peeve: Halters on at Turnout Time Julie Goodnight Horsemanship Training, pasture, halters Turned loose in a halter, a horse may snag the halter on something and be stuck. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Ken McNabb Loping With Confidence Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan When you are first teaching a young horse to carry a rider at the lope, you want him to learn to be relaxed and confident. Read More
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