Legacy Colt Part 2 – Ride and Cow work with Peter Campbell

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 21 In this segment, Peter Campbell puts another ride on his colt. The colt, who was a little fussy with the bit the first day starts to learn to wear it without it bothering him as much. Peter reminds us that when horses are young, they “don’t need […]

Flagging and Working with a Sack on the Ground with Paul Dietz

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 21 Building on the segment in the last issue, Paul Dietz takes his groundwork a step further and adds working with a flag and then a grain sack to get his mare used to them but also to learn to respond from them as well. Paul reminds us […]

Preparing to tie with Amy LeSatz

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 22 Tying a horse up can be a risky proposition if it’s a young horse or a horse you don’t know. Amy LeSatz demonstrates several areas that she check’s out before she would tie any horse up. She shows how to address these areas if the horse is […]

Accurate Groundwork with Buster McLaury

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 22 Having your horse with you is a concept that is familiar. We think about it a lot when we are riding, but as Buster McLaury highlights it is also essential on the ground. Buster shows some simple groundwork exercises so you can see just how much your […]

The Square Exercise with Jim Hicks

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 22 Straightness is a concept that is important in most riding disciplines; finding straightness can be a challenge. Jim Hicks shows how using a simple square a rider can begin to asses for herself how to find straightness in every maneuver be it transitions, moving the hindquarters, the […]

Haltering and Bridling with Paul Dietz

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 22 There are no small things when it comes to good horsemanship, and in every moment that we interact with them we are making positive, or negative changes. Paul Dietz demonstrates how to halter and bridle your horse; showing common mistakes, so that you can be safe and […]

Help Your Horse to Pick You Up with Amy LeSatz

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 23 Whether you’re out on the trail or in an arena, having your horse able to pick you up from a mounting block or a log that you’re standing on is a great asset. Amy LeSatz shows how you can help your horse get comfortable with picking you […]

Rope Preparation on the Ground with Buster McLaury

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 23 Before you swing a rope horseback, you would want to be sure and check your horse out from the ground. Buster McLaury demonstrates how you can make sure he is comfortable with the rope and how to help him if he is not. The original length of […]

Working Dogs from Horseback with Bryan Neubert

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 23 To have good stockmanship a good understanding of how to use dogs is essential. Bryan Neubert shows a few basics on dog handling and discusses his history with dogs as well as some tips for getting started. A good introduction to the topic, because as Bryan says […]

An Introduction to Lateral Movements with Jim Hicks

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 23 If you aren’t familiar with them, Dressage movements can seem overwhelming and difficult to tell one from another. Jim Hicks guides us through them with the help of three very accomplished demonstration riders. See the difference between leg yield, haunches in, shoulder in and many more. The […]