THE ELUSIVE ‘FEEL'
It takes a great horseman to develop and understand feel. However, finding feel doesn’t come easy. Al Dunning breaks down the things you need to know, both in and out of the saddle, to develop feel with your horse, and how it’ll help you better connect with him.
SOMETIMES IT’S EASY to get bogged down in negativity, especially coming out of 2020. We’re going through a pandemic, many of us haven’t seen our families in almost a year, and all the fun activities we used to do (horse related or not) have been rescheduled, canceled, or set aside for the time being.
Welcome to the Herd
A tiny equine with big ears is just what this family needed.
Making a Diagnosis
Is your horse lame? Learn why it’s important to do what it takes to make an accurate diagnosis before you treat.
Groundwork for Yourself
You practice groundwork with your horse, but here you’ll learn how you can apply the same principles to yourself to become a more confident, effective rider in the saddle.
At Rise Canyon Ranch, horses are helping children learn to love reading.
Secrets to Correct a Sticky Backup
If your horse isn’t responsive in his feet when you ask him to back up, Bud Lyon’s insights can help.
Establish Communication Through the Lead Rope
Is your horse pushy on the ground? Improve your communication with him and relieve his anxiety when you’re handling him.
LOCATED IN THE HEART OF ARIZONA, THIS DESERT DESTINATION MAKES FOR THE PERFECT GETAWAY.
Basics of the Rundown
In order to fix your stop, you need to take a few steps back and focus on making sure your horse is soft, relaxed, and responsive to your hand and leg when you’re in the rundown.
Colic Surgery: Yes or No?
Is your horse a candidate for colic surgery? These five factors can help you decide.
Lessons with Longears
These miniature donkeys are helping teach big lessons.
A Facebook post led to a midnight rescue and an unexpected partnership.
Bounce Back After a BOTCH
Do you ever blow a class at a horse show? We all do. Here’s how to bounce back better than before.
HEAD TO WYOMING TO EXPLORE A HIDDEN GEM SANDWICHED BETWEEN TWO MOUNTAIN RANGES AND WILDERNESS AREAS.
A Gift Horse Named GEORGE
When April Freeland found herself horseless, she learned the importance of never looking a gift horse in the mouth when a horse named George came into her life.
'Studdy' BEHAVIOR IN GELDINGS
Why do some geldings act like stallions? Such behavior can cause trouble in the barn or out in pasture. Learn what to watch for and tips for safely managing a “studdy” gelding.
Diarrhea: Is It Serious?
Learn how to tell the difference between loose manure and potentially deadly diarrhea—and how to protect your horse when the condition strikes.
Keeping It Simple
Don’t overcomplicate kids’ first lessons.
FALL RIDING AT FORT ROBINSON
RICH IN WESTERN HISTORY, FORT ROBINSON’S 20,000 ACRES IS FILLED WITH BEAUTIFUL BUTTES AND ROLLING HILLS, MAKING IT THE PERFECT FALL DESTINATION.
This program uses horsemanship to provide hope and healing for combat veterans and first responders.
LONGEING: More Than Running in Circles
This time-honored exercise can both train and condition your horse. Learn to make the most of it.
How Are You Handling It?
WE’RE ALL IN THE STORM, just in different boats.
Develop at His Own Pace
Every horse is different. Don’t let the pressure of getting ready for a particular event cause you to push your horse past what he’s capable of doing.
Hope for Howie
This plucky gelding beat the odds—twice. Once when he survived being starved and abandoned, and again when he overcame a debilitating illness.
Learn how to use cattle work to improve your horse’s overall responsiveness with tips from trainer Ben Baldus.
RIDE the jewel of the Canadian Rockies with our insider guide to three top outfitters ready to take you into the vast Banff National Park.
RIDING ADVENTURES IN NORTH DAKOTA'S THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK
TAKE IN THE ENCHANTING GEOLOGICAL BEAUTY OF THE BADLAND’S THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK.
Reaching for the NEXT LEVEL
He’s a real-world trainer and competitive reiner whose training methodology has evolved dramatically in recent years. In our exclusive interview, learn the fascinating story behind Warwick Schiller’s change of perspective.
Helping Horses During the Pandemic
Hearts, Hope and Hay