Clinicians Articles and Videos

{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} Julie Goodnight What can I do to keep my horse focused? Julie Goodnight An obedient horse will be focused straight ahead and will go in the direction you ask, at the speed you dictate, without constant direction from you. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Ken McNabb Barn Sour and Buddy Sour Horses Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan Whether barn or buddy sour, your horse's problem can be solved with variations on the same approach. 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} Ken McNabb Flying Lead Changes Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan Ken McNabb present us with instruction on the advanced maneuver of flying lead changes. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Ask Julie Goodnight Julie Goodnight What’s the difference in Western and English riding? Especially when it comes to “contact?" Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Training Outside the Box, Part 12 Lynn Palm This month Lynn Palm has us horsing around on the trail for a cookout and offers what we need to be safe and have great fun. 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} Lynn Palm Training Outside the Box, Part 11 Lynn Palm Apply all the great trail training we have covered in the previous articles and do a fun activity with your horse. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Julie Goodnight Top Q & A of the Month Julie Goodnight Will a gaited horse improve comfort in riding? Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Julie Goodnight NEW Julie Goodnight Training DVD Julie Goodnight has a new DVD, just in time for your holiday shopping! Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Ken McNabb Bits and Bit Selection Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan There are many different bits out there and each has its advantages and disadvantages in certain situations and applications. 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} Julie Goodnight Ask Julie Goodnight Julie Goodnight Reader, Mark, has a unique problem related to fear and hopes Julie can help. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Ken McNabb The First Touch Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan Steps to teaching a horse to accept a first touch. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Lynn Palm Partnership Training Training Outside the Box, Part 9 Lynn Palm Since we’ve recently covered how to handle a potential spook from the ground, let’s consider ways to handle the same situation while mounted. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Ken McNabb Developing Shoulder Control Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan This month Ken covers five exercises that will help you to gain control of your horse’s shoulders. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Julie Goodnight Q&A Column Julie Goodnight answers: How do I teach my young horse to collect? 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} Palm Partnership Training Training Outside the Box, Part 8 Lynn Palm Always use your senses when you ride. Look for changes in shadow and light on the trail, logs, rocks, or anything else that your horse may find unsettling. Read More
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