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Thoroughbred Incentive Program August Youth Ambassador: Jesse Gaudry

“Thoroughbreds are so smart and athletic. And that the T.I.P. program is so very important to the breed because it helps to show people how easy it is to adopt or buy a Thoroughbred and to train it for its next career after horse racing.”

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Stand By Me: Long-Reining Basics

In this excerpt from the book Long-Reining with Double Dan Horsemanship, renowned entertainers and clinicians Dan James and Dan Steers explain one of the first steps in making long-reining a fundamental part of your training program.

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Finding a Horse That Fits

In this excerpt from ‘The Riding Doctor,’ Dr. Beth Glosten talks frankly about how, in order to avoid pain, injury, and lack of riding progress, the shape of the horse needs to suit the rider’s own body.

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Horses & Social Media: Horse Selling 101

Social media makes it easier than ever to list horses for sale — but there are plenty of pitfalls to avoid in order to create an eye-catching ad that will help your horse find his next owner. Emily Barker details some good practices.

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Right in the Eye: Tricks for Applying Eye Ointment

In this excerpt from the book Good Horse, Bad Habits, horsewoman and lifelong rancher Heather Smith-Thomas explains how

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Advancing Your Riding on a Budget: 5 Benefits to Clinic Auditing

For all of us with big riding goals but a shoestring budget, auditing a clinic can be a

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Essay: If Wishes Were Horses

“Horse people of the internet, I was clueless.”

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Horses & Entomology: Here There Be Spiders

We might not know why we’re so inherently afraid of spiders, but only two species are toxic to

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Finding Solace in Horses

“My mind was finally just happy to hitch a ride along in the saddle with me.”

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The Tenth Place Horse

An essay by Ginny Sullivan.

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3 Ways the Judge Can Be Your Ally

Despite how it might feel with their eyes upon you in the show ring, the judge is actually

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Now Hiring: Considerations For Professionals & Working Students

The only thing harder than finding the right horse job is finding the right employee — and vice-versa.

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10 Horsey Novels For Your Summer List

A curated collection by Mike Shortridge.

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Horses & Insects: Using Pest Predators For Insect Control

Entomologist Marty Matisoff has the scoop.

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Finding Nemo, Part IV: Getting Answers & Moving Forward

“If nothing else, I at least feel like, in the end, I’ve done right by him. I don’t

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The Low-Down on Leverage Bits

An excerpt from ‘Dressage the Cowboy Way’ by Eitan Beth-Halachmy.

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Finding Nemo, Part III: Asking Questions

“As we waited for the blood tests to come back, I couldn’t help but wonder what I wanted

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Finding Nemo, Part II: The First Days Home

“I had been riding horses for 19 years, and I’d been a working student under multiple trainers. I

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Show Sponsorship for Dummies: How to Create ROI For Your Small Business

If you operate a small equestrian business, chances are you’ve been hit up for horse show sponsorship. Claire

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Horses & Insects: The Magical, Mystical World of Cicadas

By entomology contributor Marty Matisoff.

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Finding Nemo, Part I: Ignoring the Red Flags

“Sometimes, despite the red flags, we decide to take a chance.” Victoria Shields shares the story she never

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