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Winning a Training Day with Margie Engle

This Olympian traveled to Maine to teach the winner of a contest and 10 barn mates. Engle’s takeaway: Use more leg.

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Enhance Your Horse’s Balance and Athleticism

Olympic gold medalist Melanie Smith Taylor shares her hourglass exercise—a gymnastic with straight and bending lines.

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Leg Before Rein

Learn grand prix jumper Daniel Bluman's cure for the most common rider fault.

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Masterclass: 8 Tips with WEG Gold Medalist Isabell Werth

Dressage fans in southern California were treated to a recent clinic with renowned German dressage rider Isabell Werth. Here were the key training takeaways from the weekend.

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Weighty Matters

Grand prix dressage rider David Marcus shares how your weight aids can improve your horse’s training at every level.

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How Can I Make My Horse Gallop Without Bucking?

While galloping, each time I kick my horse, he bucks. How do I get him to stop bucking every time I kick him? I just want him to go a little faster!

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How Do I Keep My Horse’s Head Down in Transitions?

A rider switching from hunters to dressage with her off-the-track Thoroughbred finds trouble with transitions. FEI dressage trainer and competitor Mary Flood offers some helpful suggestions.

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How Do I Create More “Jump” in My Horse’s Canter?

Through careful timing of your aids, you can help improve your horse's canter.

When it comes to starting young horses, there are countless methods, but the best of them always gain the horse’s trust from the beginning, says Debbie McDonald, here with Adrienne Lyle and Harmony’s Duvall. © Mary Cornelius

A ‘Wholistic’ Way of Training with Debbie McDonald

Olympian Debbie McDonald explains how to build trust for the horse’s mind and balance for his body.