Although your conditioning program will need to be customized based on your horse's specific needs, you can start with this basic framework for bringing back a healthy, young horse who was previously fit.
Three scientists recently launched a YouTube Channel that presents videos on a variety of equine behavior and training topics.
Make the most of your trail outing this season by revisiting a few basic training exercises now.
Taking more submissive body postures when working with horses can be more helpful in certain situations.
Take steps to make sure your longeing sessions are safe and productive.
In this exclusive excerpt from her new book, trainer Vanessa Bee explains how short training sessions built around “mini-successes” help horses learn more quickly and happily.
Before taking your horse out on the trail, establish an acceptable level of trust, respect and good behavior.
Cars, slick surfaces and other dangers can make crossing the street dangerous. Follow these tips to get you and your horse across safely and quickly.
Even the most easygoing horse can send out an unexpected kick. Follow these precautions around all horses to keep yourself unharmed.
Trainer Julie Goodnight explains what to do if your horse is misreading the cue to canter.
While some horses are fine being an "only child," others may benefit by having a friend in the field.
Subtle changes in your horse's posture, expression and movements can provide important clues to what he is thinking.
A behavior expert explains how research has recently proven that horses can learn from the examples of others.
When your horse won't pick up the correct lead, poor training isn't usually to blame.
Here's how to utilize the the trot to develop a focused, supple and straight horse.
With practice you can keep your emotions in check during competition, helping your horse keep his cool as well.
Using a clicker to train your horse to play fetch, kick a ball and do other tricks is fun---and it can help you build a stronger partnership on the ground and under saddle.
A horse who eats on the trail isn't paying attention to his rider. Here's how to redirect his focus.
Is your sound horse refusing to lift his feet? Here are a few tips on how to address the behavioral issues of your stubborn horse.
Even if your horse never steps hoof in a show ring, there are some competition-related skills he should master.
California-based endurance trainer Kat Swigart describes how working a horse over hills can be used to achieve a specific goal: to relea