Proper Turnaround Position with Wendy Murdoch

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 33 The turnaround is taught with quite a few varying instructions for the rider… often times actually hindering proper and free movement for the horse. In this segment Wendy Murdoch helps a student rider learn to ask her horse to turn around without getting in his way. Understanding […]

Dragging a Log with Trevor Carter

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 33 Dragging a log is something that is required in many show events and also necessary preparation for real world jobs. In this segment Trevor Carter helps one of his students prepare a horse to drag a log and stay safe while accomplishing this goal. The original length […]

Tying up the Snaffle Bit with Paul Dietz

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 33 Some young horses can develop the habit of getting their tongue over the bit. An acceptable method for discouraging this would be to tie the snaffle bit up in their mouth where a horse couldn’t get their tongue over it and learn to carry the bit comfortably. […]

Riding with the Garrocha with Alice Trindle

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 33 In this segment you will have more exposure to the traditions of the Garrocha, an historical cattle handling tool from Spain and see how it can benefit you and your horsemanship. Alice Trindle demonstrates how you would get started by exposing your horse to the pole with […]