Spring is here! That means riders are dusting off their tack and getting back on the trails. That also means horse injuries and lamenesses are on the rise. Here are some tricks and tips for when you inevitably have to wrap a leg and/or tend to a wound: (more…)
Whether your horse has had the winter off or has been relegated to the indoor arena, chances are he needs some long, slow conditioning miles. Hill work is a great way to build strength and fitness: here are six ways to use hills to your advantage.
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.
Meagan DeLisle follows up her basic “How to Train Your Horse Show Spouse” (or significant other) with a more advanced guide for the developing equestrian relationship. Tongue in cheek, but firmly rooted in the truth!
Ever had to take a break from riding because “real life” got in the way? Adult amateur contributor Meagan DeLisle outlines the perfect “how to” route to get back in the tack based on her own (entertaining) experience.
Or, “how to deal with fast-moving, noisy objects that are DEFINITELY going to eat your horse.” (more…)
We’ve still got showjumping to go, but after this year’s dressage and XC phases, there are plenty of lessons to learn from some of the top riders in the world.
Too cold/wet/snowy to ride? Callie Rae King shares some ideas for getting a leg up on spring without stepping foot in a stirrup.