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Slow Down in December With Ground Work

With the holiday crunch, limited daylight and a hundred extra responsibilities piling on our shoulders, our riding time might be a little rushed. Melanie O’Neill shares some basic ground work exercises to help us all slow down this season.

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Straight From the Trainer’s Mouth: Marketing for Professional Riders

How can professional riders and trainers set themselves apart from the herd in a competitive industry? Professional dressage trainer Brianna Zwilling explains why marketing is the best investment a professional can make.

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Dust Collectors & Tie-Dye: Gift Giving Don’ts for the Horse Lover In Your Life

It happens every year: well-intentioned but adorably clueless friends and family give us yet another random horsey knick-knack. Gretchen Lida provides some tongue-in-cheek advice for those looking for the perfect gift for the equestrian in their life.

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With Horses, Don’t Take It Personally

To the horse, his actions are neither good nor bad — just a response to circumstances. How does that change the conversation about respect? Mark Rashid discusses in this excerpt from his book Find the Missed Path: The Art of Restarting Horses.

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Playing the Game: Client Relation Tips for Trainers

Trainers need to have more than horsemanship skills: business acumen and interpersonal skills are critical for survival. Claire

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The #LegsOfSteelChallenge

A new approach to #NoStirrupNovember.

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‘Equus Lost?’ Horses Are More Than ‘Fight or Flight’

Is everything we think we know about horses wrong? Researchers Francesco De Giorgio and José De Giorgio-Schoorl believe

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Equestrian Social Media: Amateurs & Brand Ambassadorships

Navigating the gray area of amateur status, brand ambassadorships and social media according to recent USEF clarifications often

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‘Is Your Horse 100%?’ Conformation Is More Than Meets the Eye

Get the 411 on fascia from equine bodywork practitioner Margret Henkels with an excerpt from her book Is

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Daniel Bluman Wins $300K Hampton Classic Grand Prix CSI4*

Horse Nation contributor Dr. Gregory Beroza of HorseDoc® ‘Talking Horses’® was on the scene to witness Bluman’s victory

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Equestrian Social Media: Dos & Don’ts for the Professional

Social media can be a powerful tool to promote one’s business and professional status — but there are

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Best of JN: 10 Lit Quotes Definitely About Horses

This one goes out to the book nerds!

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Best of JN: Lines in 5-7-5 If Your Horse Can’t Even

Six horses with great brakes and even better haiku skills.

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Report: 2017 Belmont Stakes

The 149th running of the Belmont Stakes took place on June 10, and HorseDoc® ‘Talking Horses’® presents a

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Best of JN: Must-See Moments From WEF

Until next year, Winter Equestrian Festival!

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