Develop a Strong Galloping Position • Diagnosing Arthritis

An international five-star eventer demonstrates how to build a strong galloping position for cross-country. Plus, learn how to evaluate your horse for arthritis—and determine the extent of his condition.
Click to read!

International five-star eventer Colleen Rutledge explains that her key to success is riding in balance.

In this issue:

  • Rutledge examines galloping position errors that she commonly sees and how they affect your riding.
  • She shares detailed instructions on how to test your balance and build muscle memory.

PLUS, Moira Nusbaum, DVM, breaks down the techniques that veterinarians use to evaluate the condition of the bones, cartilage, fluid and other structures that make up each joint.

This Practical Horseman Extra is brought to you by

SHARE THIS STORY
CATEGORIES
TAGS
RELATED ARTICLES
KeriKampsen_Undersaddle21_©SandraOliynyk_IMG_5218
Stand Out in the Under-Saddle • Relieve Poll Pressure
Liz Reader
Trainer of the Year • Selecting Hay
jumping
Polish Your Jumping Rounds • 50 Health Tips
jim wofford
Cold Weather Horse-Care Tips • Jim Wofford’s Winter Reading List