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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

Strangles Confirmed in Ontario Mare

A 4-year-old Thoroughbred mare at a boarding barn in Wellington County, Ontario, is positive for strangles. The mare was recently […]


Practical Horseman Podcast

PHOD Pod: How Cross-Country Jumps are Measured

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 […]

EDCC Health Watch

EIA Confirmed in Arizona Horse

An 8-year-old Quarter Horse mare in Arizona was confirmed positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA) on March 15. The disease […]



Thieme Tops North American League Finale in Ocala

For the accomplished pair of Andre Thieme (GER) and DSP Chakaria, the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Ocala (USA) title […]



King of Carolina: Coleman Claims Third Consecutive Win

Will Coleman (USA) cannot be beat when it comes to the Carolina International. For three consecutive years, he has reigned […]

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Practical Horseman Podcast

Practical Horseman Podcast: Kevin Keane

This week’s episode of the Practical Horseman Podcast, sponsored by Practical Horseman OnDemand, is with veterinarian and top-level eventer, Kevin Keane.   […]



Coleman Remains on Top After Show Jumping at Carolina International

Day two of the Carolina International may have been an “odd day” according to USA’s Will Coleman, but that didn’t […]

EDCC Health Watch

California Polo Pony Euthanized Due to EHM

A 17-year-old polo horse mare at a polo facility in Riverside County, California, was confirmed positive for equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy […]

EDCC Health Watch

Strangles Confirmed in Palm Beach Gelding

On March 10, an Arabian cross gelding in Palm Beach County, Florida, was confirmed positive for strangles after developing nasal […]

EDCC Health Watch

Ontario Warmblood Positive for Strangles

On February 27, an 18-month-old warmblood filly was referred to a veterinary hospital for treatment of impaction colic. While at […]



First Place Fundamentals

If your goal is to ride better jumping rounds, mastering the fundamentals is a great place to start! Nations Cup […]