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Practical Horseman OnDemand

Practical Horseman OnDemand features online lessons taught by the world’s greatest riders, trainers and experts in hunters, jumpers, eventing and equitation.

Liz Halliday-Sharp – Create Power, Not Speed

International eventer Liz Halliday-Sharp tells riders at an informal clinic that speed is no match for power in all the eventing phase

What Makes a Good Horseperson

Holly shares what makes a good horseperson, including putting the horse’s needs first and understanding all aspects of a horse’s well-being.

Michele Wellman – Cavalletti Exercises

USEA ICP Level 2 Certified Instructor Michele Wellman works with riders over a series of cavalletti exercises.

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International Omaha Returns for First Time Since 2019

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID, the International Omaha was back, but this time with both show jumping and […]

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Practical Horseman Podcast: Leslie Burr Howard

This week’s episode, brought to you by Bimeda, is with 1984 Olympic gold medalist Leslie Burr Howard. Howard won the […]


PHOD: Extension, Collection and Rollback in Trot and Canter

In this series of short videos taken during Equitana USA, Grand prix jumper rider and trainer Ronny Riemer explains and […]


PHOD: Quicker and More Responsive

In this video, German Olympic eventer Bettina Hoy problems common to so many riders including getting the horses more active […]


Boyd Martin: Working with a Wellness Coach

When Boyd Martin finished the cross-country course on Tsetserleg TSF, there was a new person at the Kentucky Three-Day Event […]

Doug Payne Vandiver


Payne Announces Vandiver’s Retirement

Eventer Doug Payne said that his Tokyo Olympic partner, Vandiver, would keep galloping around top-level competitions as long as Payne […]


Kentucky Three-Day CCI5*-L Show Jumping Photo Gallery

Jumping a double-clear show-jumping round, Germany’s Michael Jung captured his fourth CCI5*-L win at the 2022 Land Rover Kentucky-Three Day […]


Jung Claims Fourth Kentucky Three-Day CCI5*-L Title

Germany’s Michael Jung claimed his fourth CCI5*-L win at the 2022 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event in front of a […]

Liz Halliday-Sharp Cooley Quicksilver


Halliday-Sharp Takes the CCI4*-S at the 2022 Kentucky Three-Day

While Cooley Quicksilver typically needs a lot of leg to the jumps, Liz Halliday-Sharp said he was a bit “spicy” […]


Practical Horseman Podcast

PHOD Pod: Keeping White Socks Clean

Welcome to the PHOD Pod! The Practical Horseman Podcast’s minisode series where we share audio lessons from our favorite Practical Horseman OnDemand videos. At […]


Jung Maintains Lead after CCI5*-L Cross-Country at the Kentucky Three-Day

Germany’s Michael Jung said he’s been working on building a partnership with the fischerChipmunk FRH since getting the ride on […]