Groundwork That Strengthens the Horse & Rider’s Relationship

A guest post by Reese of Horses of the Ozark Hills. There he is right across from you, your horse. His feet beat the ground in a rhythmic pulse, his nostrils flare with his deep…

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How to Canter a Horse in 7 Simple Steps

For new equestrians, learning how to canter a horse is a big step after getting comfortable at a walk and trot on horseback.  The truth is, the canter stride is a gait unlike any other.…

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Horse Shying and Spooky? 10 Ways to De-Spook Your Horse

Is your horse shying and spooky too often? Try these 10 tips to de-spook your horse from guest writer Trixie Hodges: 1.  Touch your horse everywhere.   This might seem a bit strange when we’re trying to…

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