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 […]

Backing with Bryan Neubert

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 27 Being able to back your horse up might seem like an elementary movement, but backing a horse of any age can present challenges. Bryan Neubert offers some suggestions on how to prepare and back a horse with little experience under saddle and also a horse with more […]

Tarp Exposure with Kristi Fredrickson

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 27 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 […]

Relaxed & Supple – Exercises In the Saddle with Alice Trindle

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 28 We spend considerable time and energy on preparing our horse mentally to ride; making sure he is attentive and has a good attitude. Sometimes we might not spend enough time preparing our horse physically for that same ride. In a previous segment Alice Trindle demonstrated how you […]

Teaching the Novice Rider with Chris Sobenes

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 28 Learning to ride as an adult can present the student and the instructor with a variety of unique challenges. Chris Sobenes demonstrates how you can start an adult novice rider off right from the beginning, teaching horsemanship concepts on a safe and fun way. This segment will […]

Riding the Shoulder In with Jim Hicks

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 28 Introducing dressage movements to your horse can feel intimidating. Jim Hicks demonstrates how you can prepare your horse for a shoulder in and put this useful movement to work for your horse in a slow relaxed way. He covers basic mechanics of what he is doing with […]