Practical Horseman Extra


The Ins and Outs of In-and-Outs & Tips for Blanketing a Trace-Clipped Horse

Peter Leone teaches you how to jump in-and-outs confidently. Plus, pro groom Max Corcoran shows you how to blanket a trace-clipped horse.

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Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill • Dutton’s Tips for Drops

An inside look at the inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill. Plus, Phillip Dutton explains how to master a drop fence.


Build a Stronger Partnership with Your Horse

Eventer Emily Beshear shares how to adapt your training for different horses.

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Master Different Canters • Soundness Check

Learn about different types of canters and assess your horse’s physical state.

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Cross-Country Schooling Strategies • Senior Horse Tips

Identify goals to make the most of your cross-country schooling. Plus, special considerations for the senior performance horse.

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Build a Strong Base of Support

Learn six exercises that will help you improve your performance by developing your base of support.

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Practical Horseman Extra: 2 Exercises for a Better Hunter Round • 8 Grooming Tips

Judge and hunter rider Tom Brennan helps you wow the judge. Plus, eight tips to a beautifully groomed horse.

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55 Tips to Catch the Judge's Attention

Two USEF judges share insights to help you and your horse shine when you step into the show ring.


Phillip Dutton Training Tips + Stronger Stifles

Olympic eventer Phillip Dutton works with clinic riders to create good training habits, PLUS, a top vet shares three steps to stronger stifles.


Practical Horseman Extra: Sandy Ferrell's Equitation Tips + Sporthorse Nutrition

Hunter rider Sandy Ferrell shares tips to fix your position to ride more effectively, plus veterinarians' advice to find the best diet for your horse.

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Practical Horseman Extra: Finesse the Flat Class • Track Your Horse’s Health

Learn these skills at home to help achieve a winning performance in the under-saddle class, plus tips to compile a record book for your horse’s health

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Practical Horseman Extra: Build Your Ground Skills • Show Coats

Use natural horsemanship groundwork techniques to develop a stronger bond with your horse, plus updated designs and fabrics for show coats.

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Practical Horseman Extra: Lengthen His Trot Stride • Amino-Acids Report

Learn how to lengthen your horse’s trot stride, plus all about the importance of amino acids.

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Practical Horseman Extra: Sharpen Show-Jumping Skills • Equine Dentistry

An eventer’s guide to clear show-jumping rounds, plus banish imbalances in your horse’s mouth

PH Extra Senior Horse Training

Practical Horseman Extra: Training the Mature Hunter and Fix Crushed Heels

4 Exercises to keep your older horse fit, plus advice to treat underslung heels.

Build Bascule with Peter Pletcher

Build a Better Bascule • Hoof-Care Tips

Improve your horse’s hunter form, plus 10 strategies to promote hoof health.


Practical Horseman Extra: Wofford on Learning to Gallop Safely • Tick-Borne Threats

Jim Wofford offers tips on learning to safely gallop your horse. Plus, read about the serious health risks ticks pose for horses.

Sharon White Build Rider Confidence

Practical Horseman Extra: Build Rider Confidence and the Pros and Cons of Roadwork

Eventer Sharon White shares how being a leader for your horse will improve your confidence. Also, a top vet shares the pros and cons of riding on firm footing.

Shoeing Your Horse

Practical Horseman Extra: Sit the Trot or Not

Two questions covered in this month’s Practical Horseman Extra: Whether to sit or post the trot in a lower-level eventing dressage test and whether to put shoes on your horse or let him go barefoot.

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Kristy Herrera: Control Your Pace on Course, PLUS 10 Action Tips for an Emergency

Top hunter rider Kristy Herrera explains how to build a mental speedometer to find better distances. BONUS: An emergency action plan to help get through a critical situation until the vet arrives

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Improve Your Jumping Rounds, PLUS Hay-Selecting Tips

A jumping exercise for tuning up your position and track-riding skills. BONUS: Learn about hay choices to make sure your horse is getting the nutrition he needs.

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Debbie McDonald: Build Trust As You Train, PLUS Senior Horse Health

This Olympic dressage rider explains how to build trust for your horse’s mind and balance for his body. BONUS: Understand the most common issues facing senior equines.

Boyd Martin Win A Day Extra

Boyd Martin Clinic, PLUS Colic & Weather

The Olympic eventer works with riders to focus on rhythm, balance and position. BONUS: Tips to adjust your horse’s routine in variable weather to avoid colic.

Geoff Teall Extra

See Your Distances, PLUS Equine First-Aid Essentials

Geoff Teall shares 5 exercises to guide your horse to the ideal takeoff spot. BONUS: Create a well-stocked equine emergency first-aid kit.