Dressage has universal benefits for all horses — even those that aren’t classic “10” movers. Biz’s “Back to Basics” column returns, breaking down trot lengthening for the less-than-gifted horse.
Riders with access to indoors or good all-weather riding places can keep their horses in work all winter long — but for those who have to give their horses the winter off, there are still plenty of ways to keep those horses engaged.
Mel Harms-Grossman shares her thoughts on choosing the best trainer for your money (and more importantly, for your horse).
Biz Stamm takes a closer look at Horse Lifestyle TV’s new production featuring the unique and pragmatic Chris Irwin, and speaks with the trainer about his approach to horsemanship.
It takes all kinds of kinds to keep this equestrian world turning. But do big-name trainers have an unfair advantage when it comes to competition against the “grassroots” trainers? Mel Harms-Grossman shares her thoughts.
I have a dream, Horse Nation. A dream about thighs. Strong thighs. Mighty thighs. Your thighs in 30 days from now, if you accept this challenge. (more…)
A horse’s first time under saddle needn’t be a stressful or dangerous occasion — and it won’t be if you lay the proper groundwork first, says Kristen Pierce. (more…)
Everything sounds better with an British accent. Quips by Olympic Gold Medalist Ben Maher included. (His training advice is pretty spectacular too). (more…)
How does he train them to do all that stuff? Callie Rae King says we could all learn a thing or two from his method. (more…)
In a world where attention spans run short and instant gratification reigns supreme, Rachael Walker espouses the virtues of that lost virtue, patience. (more…)