Clinicians Articles and Videos

{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Ken McNabb Competitive Trail Obstacles Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan Trail obstacle courses are a great way to get your horse used to a lot of things and have fun. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Julie Goodnight Ask Julie Goodnight Julie Goodnight Horses can be very suspicious and when something has frightened them, they tend to remember it . Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Richard Winters Pre Flight Checklist Richard Winters Knowing what to look for in a pre-flight checklist can go a long way in keeping you and your horse out of trouble and ready to fly. (I mean ride!) Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Lynn Palm Dressage Training for All Breeds and for All Disciplines Lynn Palm In the 950s American horsemen became interested in dressage as both a method of training and as a competitive sport Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Julie Goodnight Ask Julie Goodnight Julie Goodnight What does “3-way in-skirt rigging” mean? Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Charles Wilhelm The Best Exercise To Do When You Don’t Have Much Time Charles Wilhelm Charles Wilhelm presents exercises for evaluating a horse's physical, mental, and emotional state prior to riding. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Ken McNabb Undo It Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan This month, Ken and Lindsey talk about how to fix problems that we as riders create by bad habits that have developed in our riding and training Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Richard Winters Rein Management Richard Winters understanding how to handle our reins effectively will better equip us to cue our horse in a positive manner Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Charles Wilhelm Use of the Seat and Leg Aids Charles Wilhelm The leg and seat aids are what Charles Wilhelm calls body aids. They work with the reins in communication with the horse. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Lynn Palm Working with an Equine Nutritionist for Performance Lynn Palm Equine nutritionist: member of your team of professionals to maintain a healthy equine partner. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Ken McNabb Kid Safe Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan Safety is first and foremost when selecting a horse for a child. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Richard Winters Keeping Your Horse Balanced Richard Winters Richard Winters gives us exercises to create a more balanced horse. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Julie Goodnight Is My Saddle Causing My Horse’s Issues? Julie Goodnight A reader has concerns that new white hairs on her dark brown horse are being cause by an ill-fitting saddle. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Charles Wilhelm It's a Cinch - Saddling for the First Time Charles Wilhelm Charles Wilhelm gives us an exercise to help us cinch and saddle a horse for the first time. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Get the Most from Your Equine Dentist and Farrier Lynn Palm Health care, hoof maintenance, and nutrition are so important; if your horse does not feel good, he is not going to perform to his best ability. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Julie Goodnight When and how should I use spurs to prompt my lazy horse? Julie Goodnight According to Julie, the use of spurs is not a good choice on a lazy horse. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Ken McNabb Helping Your Horse Overcome Fear Ken McNabb with Katherine Lindsey Meehan A horse that is out of control when he is afraid is dangerous to you and those around you, whether you are on the ground or under saddle Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Lynn Palm How to Get the Most from Your Veterinarian Lynn Palm Your veterinarian is the most important equine professional that you will work with Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Desensitizing on the ground Patriotic Preparation Richard Winters Richard Winters shows how he prepares his horse for a patriotic moment. Read More
{node-type}Editorial{/node-type} Inside Rein Use of the Rein Aids Charles Wilhelm The different riding disciplines have different ways of using rein aids, however, in discussing the rein aids, it is best to start with the basics. Read More
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