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Feel the Footfalls

Improve your feel so you can tell which lead or diagonal you’re on without looking.

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Create a Confident Mindset

When you feel uneasy on your horse, these strategies will help you ‘fake it ’til you make it.’

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Broaden Your Horizons

Adding an event to your repertoire elevates your skills, keeps your horse interested, and gives you new goals to set.

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Promoting Weight Gain After Illness

What’s the best way to help a gelding recovering from illness gain back the weight he lost?

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The Swinging Back by Helen Langehanenberg

When a horse’s back is not yet supple and loose, the rider feels that she’s being thrown out of the saddle. It’s difficult to sit and the rider can’t swing in the rhythm of the horse. In that case, the hind legs work separately from the middle of

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Activate Your Horse’s Motor

Demanding activity is one way for an instructor to guide a rider toward finding correct impulsion. Think of the horse’s hind legs as the motor. The motor naturally pushes the horse forward in motion. When you add activity to the hind legs with your

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Juan Matute, Jr., and Don Diego Ymas Finish On Top of FEI Intermediaire Freestyle at #AdequanGDF 3 CDI-W

Juan Matute, Jr. and Don Diego Ymas | Photo Copyright SusanJStickle.com January 26, 2014--Spain's Juan Matute, Jr. collected another blue ribbon prize after winning the...

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Do Saddle Pads Improve Saddle Fit?

Many riders believe if they use an extra thick saddle pad this will help the horse’s back when they notice pressure points or sensitivity along the horse’s spine. This...

Lexol Leather Care Products

Lexol is the most trusted name in leather care. The Lexol family of leather care products is carefully formulated to maintain the beauty and durability of all types of...

Training the Therapy Horse

Not every horse is cut out to be a therapy horse. Charles and SonRise Equestrian Foundation executive director Alana Koski discuss key aspects of training a therapy horse...

Online Horse Communities

The Internet and online communities are booming, so if you're interested in talking horses online, becoming part of a community or finding information, this article will...

Solving Pull Back Problems with Charles Wilhelm

Using a clip with drag gives the horse relief, but not release, when he tries to pull back.

Video: Acute Laminitis

Can you recognize acute laminitis symptoms? How can you help your horse if he has equine laminitis or displays acute laminitis symptoms? In this video from the Animal...

Saddle Fitting Tip: Thank You to Our Amazing Clients and their Horses

93 yr. old Elsa Mikkelson's riding video testimonial of her experience with Schleese.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Does My Custom Made Saddle Need to be Adjusted?

Does your 'Custom' Made Saddle require adjustments to your horse? Watch Jochen Schleese's latest video excerpt discussing why this is a must over a horse's career.

Mane 'n Tail Spray 'n Braid

Don't let braiding take all day: Watch how to use Mane 'n Tail Spray 'n Braid from Straight Arrow for tighter braids, neater banding and easier mane training.

Mach III Plus by Fast Back Ropes

The Mach III Plus is smaller and lighter than the Mach III. The Mach III Plus has a lot of body, used by a lot of high-end headers. Learn more about the Mach III Plus...

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