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Practical Horseman magazine is the go-to source for information on riding and training, horse care and stable management to keep you and your horse happy, confident and healthy. We are your link to the top hunter, jumper, eventing and dressage trainers and veterinarians in the sport.

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.

Exercises to Try Now

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EDCC Health Watch

44th Strangles Case in Florida for 2022

A weanling miniature donkey colt in Levy County, Florida, has tested positive for strangles. The colt began displaying clinical signs, […]

EDCC Health Watch

Strangles Confirmed in Wisconsin

A five-year-old gelding at a private facility in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, was confirmed positive for strangles. The gelding began displaying […]

EDCC Health Watch

Five Washington Horses Positive for Influenza

Four additional horses at a boarding facility in Kitsap County, Washington, have tested positive for equine influenza. The state vet […]



Milestone First World Cup Win for Lillie Keenan

It had been seven months since Lillie Keenan (USA) had jumped internationally in the United States when she met her […]


Practical Horseman Podcast

Practical Horseman Podcast: Daniel Bluman

This week’s episode of the Practical Horseman Podcast, sponsored by Cosequin, is with leaderboard topping international show jumper, Daniel Bluman.  Co-host […]


Practical Horseman Extra

From Jumpers to Hunters • Feed a Balanced Diet

Top hunter competitor and trainer Hannah Isop has experience converting former jumpers into competitive hunters.   In this issue, Isop: […]

EDCC Health Watch

Second EHM Case in Florida This Year

A yearling Standardbred filly in Palm Beach County, Florida, is positive for neurologic equine herpesvirus (EHM). The filly began displaying […]

EDCC Health Watch

Washington Horse Quarantined with Influenza

A horse in King County, Washington, is positive for equine influenza. The horse was recently purchased, and its vaccination history […]

EDCC Health Watch

Equine Influenza and EHV-4 in Washington

A horse in Kitsap County, Washington, is co-infected with equine influenza and respiratory equine herpesvirus (EHV-4). The horse had been […]

EDCC Health Watch

Strangles Confirmed in Michigan Horse

A 10-year-old Kentucky Mountain Horse gelding in Ottawa County, Michigan, is positive for strangles. He started displaying clinical signs, including […]

EDCC Health Watch

Potomac Horse Fever in Washington

A horse in Clark County, Washington, has tested positive for Potomac horse fever, according to the state vet office. The […]