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Competition Checklist – Easy Checklist to Track Competitions

Do you just ‘wing it’ when you go to equestrian competitions? Use this competition checklist to help you keep you and your horse organized at your competitions. Download your Competition Checklist here. If you are organizing more than one horse … Continue reading

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Artificial Aids, Draw Reins and Auxiliary Tack – Should you use it?

We have all seen auxiliary Tack, things like draw reins, chambon and martingales. What is their place in horse training? I have one set of draw reins that I dust off from time to time to help me with a … Continue reading

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Learning to Ride – Why does it Take so Long To Learn How To Ride

Learning to ride and horse riding is not a solitary item that can be bought at the local store. It is a lifelong process which is continually developed and molded. Your ability to ride is not measured by your power, … Continue reading

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The Horse Hay Test – Should I Test My Hay

Whether you have 1 horse of many doing the horse hay test is important. This past summer has had its share of challenges, with the rain, and no rain, and did I mention the lack of rain. It has been … Continue reading

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