Home Back Issues EH Volume 05 - Issues 25-30 EH No.27 January/February 2006

EH No.27 January/February 2006


cover27Straighten That Horse Out by Martin Black (read online) 
Without straightness you will never achieve fine horsemanship. Martin shares his thoughts on this essential topic.

The Half-Circle Exercise with Buck Brannaman (read online) 
A powerful exercise to focus on your horse’s front quarters and check out how respectful your horse is of your space.

Some Thoughts on “The Spade” by Gwynn Turnbull Weaver 
Revered by some, despised by others, this piece of equipment stirs emotions on both ends of the spectrum. Learn more.

Doing Well by Doing Right by Kara L. Stewart 
Take a look at Shelia Varian’s remarkable program that approaches breeding, training and selling from the horse’s point of view.

What Humans Can’t Teach by Nicole Allison Schultz (read online) 
Nicole examines the importance of herd socialization for the future of the performance horse.

Improving Your Weight Aids by Wendy Murdoch (read online)  
By thinking about what Wendy calls the “Pelvic Clock,” you can improve and refine your weight aids for refined horsemanship.

Genetics Basics by Sue Stuska Ed.D. 
Think the genetics of coat color inheritance is too confusing? Guess again. Sue gives you a genetics lesson.

Bucking Rolls by Cary Schwarz (read online) 
Are these common pieces of equipment utilitarian or fashion in nature? Cary examines the past and present of the bucking roll.

Purchase an electronic version of this issue.

Pardon the interruption...

Eclectic Horseman is built on support from readers like you. We strive to bring you Quality Horsemanship — stories that inspire, training tips that work, from resources you can trust. If you like this website, please consider subscribing to our magazine. The hard copy offers you much more than what we post here online, isn't cluttered with advertising, and costs less than a tank of fuel or a week of venti lattes.

Support our work, or continue reading the free samples of articles.

Share this article with your friends.

Previous articleEH No.26 November/December 2005
Next articleEH No.28 March/April 2006
Eclectic Horseman
Eclectic Horseman Communications Inc., was founded in September of 2001 to serve the community of horse owners searching for educational resources. Starting with the acclaimed bi-monthly magazine and companion Web site, EHC has included a long list of professional services comprised of video production, web and print design and much more. EHC continually to looks for new ways to connect horse owners to the information, products and community they seek.