Bernie Traurig: Become an Artist • Transition Your Horse’s Coat for Fall

Legendary rider and clinician Bernie Traurig says the recipe for success is to adopt the right system of riding and practice it relentlessly. Plus, a professional groom shares tips to transition your horse’s coat from season to season.

Sought-after clinician Bernie Traurig stressed the importance of “practice, practice, practice” to riders at a workshop. 

In this issue, Traurig:

  • challenges riders to warm up their horses thoughtfully and productively
  • addresses the popular concept of inside leg to outside rein
  • focuses on the ability to control the horse’s shoulders
  • gives a lesson on bits and shares his belief in using the mildest bit possible, and more.

PLUS, Cat Hill, professional groom and co-author of World-Class Grooming, explains how you can maintain your horse’s comfort and cleanliness through the seasons by developing a seasonal grooming routine.

This Practical Horseman Extra is brought to you by

TerraNova Equestrian Center
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3 Strategies to Maintain Fitness in Winter • 10 Blanketing Tips
How to Transition Your Horse’s Coat for the New Season
doug payne
Doug Payne’s Footwork & Accuracy Exercise • 10 Hoof Care Tips