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EH No.98 November/December 2017


Roundtable – Staying in the Saddle
by Tom Moates
Riding is not just for the young! Tom interviews clinicians and older riders about the challenges of teaching and being a senior rider.

Bogus Ideas in Horsemanship –
No.2: Bigger Is Better by Deb Bennett, Ph.D.

Dr. Deb explores the trend of extra large horses and what that extra size means to both horse and rider.

Feeling What a Horse Needs Part 4 –
Beginning Groundwork by Tom Curtin

Tom continues his narration of starting a young horse. In this installment he does some basic groundwork and examines the situations that arise for horse and human.

A Third, A Third, A Third by Martin Black
Martin discusses the distribution of his weight in the saddle while riding. He discusses the hows and whys of this distribution.

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