Trainer of the Year • Selecting Hay

Get to know Practical Horseman’s 2023 Trainer of the Year, Liz Reader. Plus, expert advice on how to select the best quality hay for your horse.
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Liz Reader has been named the 2023 Practical Horseman Trainer of the Year in recognition for her outstanding contributions to the equine industry as a trainer and coach. At Pair of Aces Stables in Reno, Nevada, Reader keeps learning fun while instilling the building blocks of correct riding.

In this issue:

  • Discover why Reader’s students and friends nominated her for the award.
  • Get to know Reader’s background and how she became a trainer.
  • Learn how Reader incorporates her education in both hunters/jumpers and dressage into her training program.
  • Learn more about Reader’s horsemanship academy, which aims to teach the fundamentals to everyone who steps into Pair of Aces Stables.

PLUS, an equine forage researcher helps demystify the process of selecting hay—from nutritional value to where to buy.

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