Saddling Tips and Groundwork with Lee Smith

From The Horseman’s Gazette Issue No.36 Lee helps some students that have trouble saddling their horses by sharing tips for being better organized as well as strategies for making saddling be smoother. She offers some suggestions for modifications to saddling for small women and kids. The full length of this lesson is 38:03 Watch a […]

A Herdbound Exercise with Joe Wolter

From The Horseman’s Gazette Issue No.36 Having a horse who’s attention is elsewhere can inhibit our interactions with them and can also be dangerous. Even if the disconnect is subtle it’s important to be aware of whether our horse is truly with us mentally. At a recent clinic Joe Wolter helps a student address this […]

Riding a New Horse with Lester Buckley

From The Horseman’s Gazette Issue No.35 Lester Buckley discusses his plan for riding his young mare for the first time after a long break. In the prior segment he prepared her on the ground for the ride that we see here. Lester starts by getting with the horse and helping her to settle her energy […]

Riding the Half-Pass with Jim Hicks

From The Horseman’s Gazette Issue No.35 When executed correctly the Half-Pass can be one of the most beautiful maneuvers in dressage. In this segment Jim Hicks discusses what foundation must be in place before attempting the half-pass and then slowly and methodically demonstrates how to correctly ride the movement. Jim also discusses common rider pitfalls […]

Warm Up In-Hand with Alice Trindle

From The Horseman’s Gazette Issue No.35 Every horse’s personality is quite different and being able to have the tools to adjust to these differences separate a rider from a horseman. Sometimes we might have a plan to do something in particular with our horse that he isn’t quite mentally or physically prepared for. Alice Trindle […]

Meet Buster McLaury

Buster McLaury comes from a ranching background. At an early age, he experienced the dust, heat, and long days in the saddle during roundups. Buster and his wife, Sheryl, live on their own place just west of Paducah, Texas. They spend each year traveling the U.S. conducting colt starting, horsemanship, ranch roping, and cow working […]

Meet Bruce Sandifer

Bruce Sandifer has spent most of his adult life working as a big outfit cowboy and buckaroo. For the last 25 years he has focused all his efforts on studying and teaching traditional California bridle horse practices. Learn more about Bruce on his website: Please find individual lessons from Bruce below: Please find lessons […]

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