Training

Looking for ways to boost you or your horse’s education? We offer a wide selection of training articles for riders of all levels, which include sections on specific disciplines: hunters, jumpers, eventing, dressage and equitation. Also, be sure to check out our section on common problems.

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Tempo with Ali Brock

Olympian Ali Brock elaborates on the terms, rhythm and tempo, now focusing on tempo in Part II of this two-part series.

Frank Madden Schooling Notebook

Improve Your Horse’s Rideability

Top equitation and hunter/jumper trainer Frank Madden shares an exercise to increase adjustability and responsiveness for smoother rounds.

Tamie Smith Full Coffin 2

Cross-Country Coffins

Lay to rest your—and your horse’s—fears about this challenging cross-country question.

Frank Madden Schooling Notebook

Improve Your Horse’s Rideability

Top equitation and hunter/jumper trainer Frank Madden shares an exercise to increase adjustability and responsiveness for smoother rounds.

6hrsuntilshowtime

Your Show Ring-Ready Guide

Make a strong first impression with this head-to-tail grooming guide for the show ring. Horse showing is a lot like NASCAR. Pre-competition primping starts the night before so that everyone is ready for the inevitable “hurry up and wait” of race day. Pit crews and drivers furiously work from a “war wagon” stocked with preferred tools and products for fine-tuning months and years of hard work.

Carolina - Partrade

5 Tips from Show Jumper Carolina Villanueva Suarez

Accomplished Grand Prix show jumper Carolina Villanueva Suarez has big dreams. For success in the saddle, Carolina recognizes the importance of both physical and mental training strategies. We chatted with her about five of her secrets.

6hrsuntilshowtime

Your Show Ring-Ready Guide

Make a strong first impression with this head-to-tail grooming guide for the show ring. Horse showing is a lot like NASCAR. Pre-competition primping starts the night before so that everyone is ready for the inevitable “hurry up and wait” of race day. Pit crews and drivers furiously work from a “war wagon” stocked with preferred tools and products for fine-tuning months and years of hard work.