Correct Haltering with Buster McLaury

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 25 Problems haltering and birding horses can usually be traced back to human error. Buster McLaury shows you how to properly halter and bridle your horse so that you can be smooth, efficient, and correct. The original length of this clip is 8 minutes 45 seconds The Horseman’s […]

Groundwork Simplified for Kids (and adults) Part 2 with Johanna Redmond

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 25 Once again Johanna Redmond shows us just how fun groundwork can be. Along with her young students learn some helpful pre-ride exercises to help your groundwork and prepare your horse to be ridden. The original length of this clip is 34 minutes 23 seconds

Bracing to Mount with Martin Black

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 25 There are several ways to safely mount a horse. Martin Black shows how you can help prepare your horse to get ready to help you get on by teaching him how to brace against your weight as you step up into the saddle. The original length of […]

Prepare to Canter Exercises Part #2 with Trevor Carter

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 25 For some riders the transition to the canter or lope can be a terrifying one. Even if the horse behaves perfectly the speed and new motion can be intimidating. Trevor Carter again shows you some ways that you can set up the transition so that you can […]

Leading & Catching for the first Time with Bryan Neubert

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 26 Handing a young horse can be intimidating; you won’t get a second chance to make a first impression. Bryan Neubert demonstrates some techniques for catching and haltering a filly. He works first with the mother in the pen and helps the filly learn to find comfort away […]

Serpentine Back Exercise Part 1 of the Trail Preparation Series with Kristi Fredrickson

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 26 Trail riding can be challenging and stretch your comfort zone; being prepared before you head out is key to having an enjoyable ride. In the next few Gazettes Kristi Fredrickson will be presenting some exercises to help riders prepare in the arena for the challenges of riding […]

Pivoting Exercise with Martin Black

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 26 Being able to feel of our horses and make decisions about what and when to ask for movements can be challenging for us all. Martin Black has watched a lot of riders struggle with knowing where their horses weight is and what direction the horse is moving. […]

Cowless Cow Work with Paul Dietz

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 26 Want to practice your cow working skills but don’t have any cattle to work? Paul Dietz shows you how to set up a simple exercise to practice with the help of a friend, horseback or on the ground. Help your horse learn to “hook on” to a […]

Relaxed & Supple – Exercises on the Ground with Alice Trindle

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 27 We all know that groundwork is important; but sometimes it’s easy to get stuck in a rut; doing maneuvers without feeling of the whole horse. Alice Trindle shows you how you can check in with your horse mentally and bio-mechanically before you ride to prepare both of […]