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5 Exercises with Margie Engle

Engle’s takeaway to the winner of a clinic contest and 10 barn mates: Use more leg.

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Use the Off Season To Plan for Improvement • How To Keep Your Horse Hydrated During the Winter

Olympian Jim Wofford offers a plan to keep your horse fit during the off season. Plus, a veterinarian answers a reader’s question about keeping horses hydrated during the winter.

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US Equestrian Looks to Spread More Joy

Initiatives to expand inclusivity, outreach and membership were highlighted at the 2022 U.S. Equestrian Federation’s annual meeting.

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The Equine Network Continues Expansion, Acquires The Horse

The Equine Network has acquired leading equine health care resources The Horse: Your Guide to Equine Health Care and TheHorse.com.

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How to Jump a Corner: Proper Preparation

Learning to jump a corner fence takes practice and preparation in more ways than one.

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Practical Horseman Podcast: Carrie Kehring

Meet Carrie Kehring, the creator of the #WeRideTogether, and learn about the campaign.

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Ask A Pro Samantha Burton Henley Q3: Protecting a Shiny Coat and Hooves

We asked Sam, how she protects her horse's shiny coats and hoof health when she opts to keep them turned out as much as possible.

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When 1+1 Is Greater Than 2

Musings on the unique chemistry of horse and rider

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Improving Self-Carriage and Self-Confidence

Equestrian biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze examines a horse and rider and gives tips to improve self-carriage and self-confidence.

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The Low-Down on Jumper Warm-Ups • Dry Your Damp Horse in the Winter

Two jumper trainers explain how a good warm-up plan can maximize your performance in the ring. Plus, a veterinarian shares how to dry your damp horse on a cold winter day.

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Practical Horseman Podcast: Maryland 5 Star Rider Interviews

On this episode of the Practical Horseman Podcast, hear from riders who competed at the inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill.

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All About Joints

Take an inside look at the structures that power motion to help your horse stay sound.

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Jumping Clinic: The Power of the Crest Release

Beezie Madden reviews a video of a horse and rider over fences.

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Johnny's Journey

A rescued Thoroughbred gets a happy ending even though the adventure has not gone exactly to plan.

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Jumping Clinic: Hip Angle

Beezie Madden explains how a too-closed hip angle can affect the rest of a rider's position.

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Navicular and Ringbone: A Step in the Right Direction

While these two common conditions can end equine careers, modern diagnostics and treatment—plus careful management—can offer hope.

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Jumping Clinic: Relaxed Elbows Versus Turned-Out Too Far

Beezie Madden explains how a rider's elbows being turned out can effect the line from the horse's mouth to the elbow.