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.
Make the most of your trail outing this season by revisiting a few basic training exercises now.
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
The founder of Centered Riding was at her best when helping her students to understand how to use body awareness and imagery to ride better.
Excerpted from Sally Swift's second book, Centered Riding 2, in which Sally further explores the Four Basics and "grounding."
Sally Swift explains how "riding with your bones" releases tensions, corrects imbalance, and permits harmonious, precise movement on horseback.
A journal of the Tevis Cup, the ultimate endurance rider's pilgrimage, a grueling journey through the Sierra Nevada that demands equal measures of fitness and faith. By Bobbie Lieberman for EQUUS magazine.
Learn how to find your horse's center of gravity with this exercise from the book Principles of Conformation Analysis, Volume 1.