EH No.46 March/April 2009

cover46Backing Up a Hill Backing Up a Hill by Martin Black (read online)
Martin discusses the benefits of this seemingly simple exercise.

 Backing a Circle as Turnaround Preparation with Richard Caldwell (read online)
Richard shares his thoughts on how backing a circle can help prepare your horse for working cows and turnarounds.

Work in Hand From the Very Beginning by Alice Trindle
The concept of work in hand might sound intimidating, or not relevant, but Alice guides you through how to get started on the basics.

A Question of Degree – Halts, Half-Halts, Rein-Back and Rock Back with Wendy Murdoch (read online)
Wendy draws the connections between riding these maneuvers with the same aids used in differing degrees. 

COMMUNITY

Qualifying in Para-Dressage for the World Equestrian Games, 2010 — An Interview with Susan Treabess by Betty Staley

HEALTH

Equine Recurrent Uveitis – Moon Blindness – and Leptospirosis by Sue Stuska Ed.D.
Sue explains this equine ailment’s causes and treatments.

HORSEMANSHIP ESSAYS

 One of Many Ways by Joe Wolter (read online)
Joe explores an example of how changing your approach can make a huge difference to your horse.

The Myth of Natural Horsemanship by Tom Moates (read online)
In an excerpt from his latest book, Tom turns a sharp gaze on this common classification of horsemanship.

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