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Horse Training Solutions

horses really never read the book on ‘how to train a horse’. So when you are riding and your horse offers you something which you may (or may not) have wanted or thought you wanted, think of how you are training your horse and why they have decided to ‘give’ this to you. Continue reading

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Are You Making These Mistakes When Getting Your Horse Straight?

As an integral part of your training pyramid, straightness, is near the top of the training pyramid. There are other steps which lead you into the straightness schooling step. Continue reading

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Tail Turnout – How to Turn Out a Tail with the best of them!

As a horse show judge I notice a lot of things. If horses ‘chip’ in, leave out strides or knock rails down. I also notice tails. And a well turned out tail can complement any hunter round. Get these tips on how to get a leg up on the competition with some easy tail tips. Continue reading

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Do Have Your Own Equipment?

Purchasing Your Own Riding Equipment If you plan on becoming a rider or taking your riding seriously requires some financial commitment. The minimum is purchasing your own hat (approved), gloves, boots and riding crop. Some riding establishments have rental helmets … Continue reading

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