Knots: How to Tie the Highwayman's Hitch
The quick-release highwayman's hitch seems perfectly devised for the (sometimes guilty) pleasures of summer. It's just right for tying a johnboat off to an overhanging branch. And this get-gone-quick hitch is the go-to knot for when you sneak a canoe into the city lake at night (we'd never condone this) for some late bass action (we've heard only "rumors" of big fish) and just might need to boogie out of there fast. Learn to tie it now before the bass start biting.
Help! My Horse is Too Strong (Horse Tutorial) by carlylyn on DeviantArt
I've been getting annoyed by all the posts on facebook horse groups from people who say they can't stop their horse, their horse is too strong, and want... Help! My Horse is Too Strong (Horse Tutorial)
Better Jumping with Ground Pole Exercises - Horse Illustrated
Setting up some ground pole exercises in your arena or schooling field is a great way to make flatwork more interesting to the older horse, and it’s a stress-free method of introducing a green bean to jumping. Walking, trotting and cantering over ground poles teaches a horse to balance himself, pick up his feet and …
4 Reasons to Try Western Dressage
The buzz over Western dressage continues, with the event's world championships set for November 1-2 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Why the surging interest? Because the
The Reaching Exercise with Buck Brannaman – For Students Of Horsemanship
This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.31 - Subscribe today! To ride your horse properly, there should never be a time that you change directions without directing your horse's leading foot. Every time you take your horse's nose off the centerline, you need to be in harmony
Learn the Basics of Training Your Horse
The basics of training your horse, from common training problems, what your horse should know, and fun tricks you can teach it, are easy to learn.
Fix Canter Malfunctions - Horse Illustrated
Cantering is the topic of choice at many of my clinics. Riders want to know what they can do to canter more easily and how to ride this complex gait with confidence. I often hear, “My horse will never pick up the right lead,” and “What can I do to stop this horrible fast trot …
13 Fun Groundwork Games and Training Exercises You Can Do With Your Horse
Groundwork is important, and can be fun! Whether you don’t ride your horse for personal reasons, your horse’s helath/age, your health/age or even if you do ride your horse, groundwork is an awesome...
Arena Exercises for Fun & Problem-Solving
If you've fallen into a horseback riding rut, try our 10 basic arena exercises. They'll have you and your horse moving in a whole new direction