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Showing Heart: Britany & Kittie

“Every single OTTB I’ve ever worked with has had that in common. They try their hearts out and leave it all on the field. EVERY. TIME.”

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7 Tips for Giving Your Young Horse a Positive Show Experience

Heading to a show with a green horse? Take this advice from Shannon Riley of Infinity Sport Horse to help give your horse a positive show experience.

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Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration Allows Convicted Horse Abuser Jackie McConnell to Return While Reform Efforts Continue to Fail

“Allowing McConnell to return is a disgrace that has given both the Celebration and Governor Bill Lee, who attended the event on Saturday night, another black eye.”

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Daniel Bluman Wins $300,000 Hampton Classic Grand Prix

Dr. Gregory Beroza, aka the HorseDoc® ‘Talking Horses’®, reports ringside from the 2021 Hampton Classic.

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Tell a Gelding, Ask a Mare: Michelle & Peewee & Sadie

“My two horses … could not be more different. Sadie has a distinct go button and is game to try just about anything… Peewee … requires a more forward and direct ride. They are a pretty good representation of the saying ‘you tell a gelding, ask a mare.’”

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Mental Preparation: Libby & Spider

Mentally preparing for a show can be just as — or more! — difficult than physically preparing. Today,

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Shop for a Cause With The Compton Cowboys and Corro

“The streets raised us. Horses saved us.” The Compton Cowboys is an organization that is committed to uplifting its community with

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A Yoga Pose To Keep Your Hips and Lower Back Happy

In this excerpt from her book Yoga for Riders, horsewoman and yoga teacher Cathy Woods explains how to

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It Takes a Village: Catherine & Nova

For many Makeover trainers, their journey does not take them down the path they expect. However, no matter

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Summer Storms Are Here! Q&A With Connaway & Associates

Summer storm season is here. Do you know how to protect your farm in the event of severe

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Final Entry Due August 15th: Luis & Kate

You win some, you lose some… and sometimes you find the right path in the process. This week

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Putting the Rubber to the Road: Britany & Kittie

“It’s time for Kittie to put rubber to the road. No more of this ‘be nice to the baby

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Slow Progress Is Better Than No Progress: Michelle and Peewee

“I have always loved the quote ‘slow progress is better than no progress,’ but I find it applicable

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Riding With Dogs: Some Safety Tips

What could be better than combining your two favorite four-legged pals: your dog and your horse? Not much!

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Background: Libby & Spider

As Spider rehabilitates from the injury to his suspensory ligament, Libby takes a deep dive to find out

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The Spirit of the Onaqui: A Plea for President Biden to Save America’s Most Iconic Herd

Marty Irby and Ashley Avis issue a plea to those in Washington to stop the roundup of the

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Back in the Saddle: Catherine & Nova

“As I wrap my arms around my horse’s neck, tears stream down my face. She stands there curious

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Hope for Iconic American Equines on the Horizon

Historic victory in congressional fight to ban transport of horses for slaughter brings hope to end the exploitation

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Horsemanship & Feel: Kate & Luis

“… connection is a dialogue. It is not just the rider saying, ‘Move away from my right leg.’

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10 Steps to a More Confident Horse

Here are 10 steps you can easily incorporate into your riding and training habits that will ensure your

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Prevent All Soring Tactics Act Reintroduced Following Monty Roberts’ Event To Promote Non-Violent Horsemanship

Animal Wellness Action and others advocate for compromise effort that can secure meaningful reforms in the American show

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Proverbs: Britany & Kittie

Training an OTTB is a study in literary proverbs… That sounds like a proverb in and of itself.

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Op-Ed: The Horse Transport for Slaughter Amendment to Infrastructure Bill

“For the sake of horses, let’s get 90 percent of the loaf rather than nothing at all. We

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Staying in Our Lane: Michelle & Peewee

“As I’m sure others can relate, I struggle with feeling like we are not where we should be

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