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Jenny Lance says that while navigating small uphill or downhill slopes, the rider’s leaning should be barely perceptible. Photo courtesy of Live to Ride.

Riding Horses on Hills

Build strength and balance by horseback riding on an incline. From America's Horse Daily ... MORE
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Get Out and Ride

Don’t let a lack of confidence keep you from having fun horseback riding. America's Horse Daily discusses the steps to gaining this confidence. ... MORE
Even on a loose rein, a rider can maintain contact. Journal photo.

Horse Training on a Loose Rein

Contact and control are still possible when riding your horse with a loose rein. Carol Metcalf tells how for America's Horse Journal. ... MORE

Video: CHA Young Riders Clinic

Certified Horsemanship Association‘s Christy Landwehr and Middle Tennessee State’s Anne Brzezicki explain the basics during a horsemanship clinic for youngsters. ... MORE
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Improving Horsemanship

Learn how to achieve goals with your horse through horsemanship. ... MORE
Leading Cherokee to his new home. Photo Kristie Allison

Getting My First Horse

On her 16th birthday, Kristie Allison chose a horse over a '67 Mustang--and her life was forever changed. ... MORE
Bob Jeffreys and Suzanne Sheppard teach at the 2010 WEG. Journal photo

Is It My Horse, Or Is It Me?

Here's are possible answers in America's Horse Daily as to why your horse won't stand still for you to mount. ... MORE
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The First 30 Days With Your Horse

What to focus on during your first month’s worth of rides on your horse. ... MORE
To help prevent dizziness while crossing swift streams, look straight forward, vision fixed upon the spot on the far bank where you intend to leave the water. Dan Aadland

Water Crossing: How to Prevent Dizziness

Dan Aadland explains how to cross fast-moving streams with care. ... MORE
Set your horse up to succeed by using your aids in a way that enables him to "find" what you want. Only when he understands a movement, such as bending, should you begin asking him to do it a specific way. Photo by Caroline Fyffe

Sandy Collier’s Western Horse Training Secrets

World champion trainer Sandy Collier shares her training secrets in her book, "Reining Essentials: How to Excel in Western’s Hottest Sport," adapted for Horse&Rider magazine. ... MORE
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Lead On

How easy is it to pick up the correct lead? Much easier if you think like a horse, not a trainer. From America's Horse Daily. ... MORE
To help your horse to feel more connected with the ground, stroke his legs and tap his hooves. Photo courtesy of Linda Tellington-Jones

Control a Spook in Your Horse

Teach your horse to control his spooky behavior by working him on an obstacle course with Linda Tellington-Jones's help. ... MORE
Don’t beat yourself up when you think you’re in a rut. Instead, embrace the opportunity to improve your horse’s skills and your own horsemanship.  Photo by Kimberly Boyd-Vickery

Horseback Riding: 7 Ways to Move Past a Plateau

Identify your problem, then use these strategies to get back on your way toward your goals. From Horse&Rider magazine. ... MORE
Curt Pate. Photo by America's Horse Journal

How to Catch Your Horse

Writing for the AQHA's America's Horse Daily, Curt Pate offers pointers on changing your methods if your horse is difficult to catch. ... MORE

How to Hold Your Reins

AQHA Professional Horseman Bennie Sargent shows you how to achieve power steering. From America's Horse Daily. ... MORE
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Handle On-Trail Encounters

Keep your horse under control when encountering scary trail gremlins. By California trainer Robyn Spector. ... MORE
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Build Trust With Your Horse

Improve the bond of trust between you and your horse for enhanced trail riding performance using TTouch with Linda Tellington-Jones. ... MORE
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Trafalgar Square’s Top Ten Ways to Have Fun with Your Horse

We have to take a moment to remember that, more than anything else, being with horses is FUN. Horses are social creatures, and they thrive on interaction, diversion, and play, just as we do from time to time. ... MORE
Five Tips for Easy Bridling and Unbridling

Five Tips for Easy Bridling and Unbridling

Bridling your horse should be a simple process. But like anything else, if you’re not careful or try to rush, you could be asking for trouble. Take your time and follow these five steps from America's Horse Daily. ... MORE
Video: Handling Your Mount When a Horse is Loose

Video: Handling Your Mount When a Horse is Loose

Paula Hitzler of My Horse University discusses how to handle your horse if another horse is loose around him. ... MORE
Video: How to Approach and Halter a Horse

Video: How to Approach and Halter a Horse

Learn the correct way to approach your horse and make him comfortable with haltering. From My Horse University. ... MORE
Trail Etiquette

Trail Etiquette

Learn to be safer and more polite on the trail. Advice from America's Horse Daily. ... MORE
Mentors Make a Difference in Young Riders' Lives

Mentors Make a Difference in Young Riders’ Lives

Here is a nod to the instrumental individuals who teach newcomers the ins and outs of horses. The things we learn from our mentors are never forgotten but passed on to new generations. From America's Horse Daily. ... MORE
Break Bad Riding Habits Today

Break Bad Riding Habits Today

Writing for Horse&Rider, Sue M. Copeland shares 17 tips to make common riding problems a thing of the past. ... MORE
Face Your Riding Fears

Face Your Riding Fears

Get a handle on your riding related fears, with this 10-step self-help program from a sports psychologist. ... MORE
Cowboy Creativity

Cowboy Creativity

The late Bill Van Norman wrote a series of articles in America’s Horse about the time-honored vaquero training methods. Those vaqueros had to be pretty resourceful, as Bill tells us about here. ... MORE
Be a Partner to Your Horse

Be a Partner to Your Horse

Brent Graef tells America's Horse Daily readers to stop trying to be the boss and start making decisions with your horse. ... MORE

Are You a Functional Rider

There has been a trend in judging to credit a rider who’s on a really good horse but is not truly functional. The rider is perched on the horse like a statue and is not effective in what she is doing to control the horse’s performance. In American Quarter Horse Journal, Lynn Palm tells how to become a functional rider. ... MORE
Do You Trust Your Horse

Do You Trust Your Horse

July 12, 2011--Problems linked to a rider not trusting a horse show up in a number of ways. From Lynn Palm in American Quarter Horse Journal. ... MORE
Understanding Connection with Your Horse

Understanding Connection with Your Horse

USEF dressage judge Fran Dearing tells you how to achieve that magical connection between you and your horse. ... MORE
Buying the Right Horse

Buying the Right Horse

Horse-buying mistakes are costly and heartbreaking. Avoid them with these key tips from master horseman and clinician Clinton Anderson. From Horse & Rider magazine. ... MORE
Buying a Horse

Buying a Horse

Tempting horses are for sale everywhere at the big shows. Here’s what you should know before you break out the checkbook. By Sarah Elder for American Horse Journal. ... MORE
Build Your Horse's Confidence with Buster McLaury.

Build Your Horse’s Confidence with Buster McLaury.

“A lot of times, if you’re having trouble with a horse, if you could ask the horse what was going on, he’d tell you: ‘I wasn’t sure what I was supposed to do and, besides that, I was afraid.’ ” ... MORE

Find a Horse Trainer

To best help your horse get the best care and training possible, get help yourself from a qualified and professional horse trainer. Read on to learn the hallmarks of a great trainer and some strategies to find the best trainer for your horse. ... MORE
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Training Tips: Moving Away From Pressure

In this final training series for the Kentucky Horse Council, Dr. Platt discusses teaching your green mount how to move away from pressure before you climb aboard and how that can alleviate some of the frustrations that can come with that first ride or two. ... MORE

Master the Sitting Trot

A top West Coast dressage trainer, competitor and judge breaks this complex task down into learnable chunks. ... MORE
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Training Tips: Giving to the Bit

Dr. Platt continues her series for the Kentucky Horse Council with more tips for the beginning rider. Part 4. ... MORE
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Training Tips: Tying Your Horse

Writing for the Kentucky Horse Council, Tammy Platt discusses tying from a horse's perspective and safety measures to take when trying to train him. ... MORE
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Training Tips: Teach Your Horse Ground Manners

Writing for the Kentucky Horse Council, Dr. Tammy Platt gives advice for beginning riders on the importance of developing ground manners in your horse. Part 2 in a series. ... MORE
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Training Tips: Before the First Ride

There are a few fundamentals you can teach a horse, no matter what your training style, that will help make those first few rides go as smoothly as possible. From Kentucky Horse Council. Part 1 in the series. ... MORE

Calm Rider, Calm Horse

It’s impossible to relax and enjoy yourself when your horse is fretting and you’re worried he may disrupt the ride and threaten your safety. Linda Tellington-Jones has a calming solution in The Trail Rider. ... MORE

Becoming a Horseman

Horses teach people so that people can teach horses. Once understanding has been established, everything becomes simple and possible. From the AQHA's "Fundamentals of Horsemanship." ... MORE

Never Get Lost on the Trail

Follow these simple steps to get back on track if you lose your bearings on a trail outing. ... MORE

Dressage for Children

What's the best way to introduce childen to dressage? Dressage coach and clinician Deborah Lockemeyer explains how the equitation pyramid in the USDF Training Manual can be a guide for the young rider's development. ... MORE

Buying Your First Horse

Choosing the right horse is an important start to horse ownership. As often happens, once you've been taking riding lessons for a while, you may decide that you want a horse of your own. Owning your own horse can be very satisfying, if not hard work. ... MORE

Taking Riding Lessons

From what to wear, to finding a reputable instructor, there's a lot to think about when you want to learn about horseback riding. ... MORE

Keeping a Horse’s Attention

Instructor and trainer Ron Meredith discusses his philosophies about getting a horse to pay attention to you and trust you. ... MORE

Five Fear Busters for Riders

The editors of Horse & Rider magazine give you expert strategies to help overcome fear and restore your confidence--and sharpen your effectiveness as a rider. ... MORE

Make Every Moment a Time to Train Your Horse

Expert trainer Clinton Anderson offers training tips on how to make the most of moments you do have to spend with your horse. ... MORE

Q&A on Backing, Trail Riding and Aggressive Horses

Training expert, Clinton Anderson, of Downunder Horsemanship fame, answers readers' questions on backing, trail riding and aggression in the pasture. ... MORE
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