In this excerpt from his book The Sport Horse Problem Solver, former international eventer Eric Smiley gives us a simple breakdown of what straightness on horseback really is, and how to know if you’ve got it…or not.
If you wear a cowboy hat — or think you might — it’s always good to know the etiquette surrounding it. Here are 10 tips to make sure you don’t accidentally end up in a fight or curse yourself with a string of bad luck: (more…)
Rotational grazing is recognized as one of the most effective and sustainable ways to manage pastures for livestock — that applies to horses as well. Here are five reasons why rotational grazing can benefit your horses: (more…)
In this excerpt from her book Dressage for the Not-So-Perfect Horse, FEI 5* dressage judge Janet Foy provides practical advice for dealing with three problems she often sees when riders are warming up their horses prior to schooling or competition.
A race that has become synonymous with Aidan O’Brien is the Epsom Derby. The blue ribband of flat racing is the one that all trainers dream of winning — something that the Irish trainer has managed more than anyone else.