Trailering your American Quarter Horse can be stressful for both you and your horse! Increase your chances of a stress-free trip with these training tips for backing a horse out of a trailer.
Lynn Palm on teaching your horse to stop and stand correctly, and to stand still for mounting.
Success in the show pen could be just one AQHA educational judging seminar away, so pack your judging notepad and register for an upcoming seminar this spring.
AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse encompasses six classes: ranch riding, ranch trail, ranch reining, ranch conformation, ranch cutting and ranch cow work
Learn the difference between riding a square turn and a curve.
Before competing in an AQHA Trail Challenge, utilize this horse-training advice to establish a partnership on the ground with your horse.
Training Tips for Developing an Elastic "Trampoline" Back, Part 2: A horse with a locked back will feel as if his back is a board, stiff and unyielding, with no swing, no energy moving through. Jean Abernethy illustration
Horse Training to Develop an Elastic "Trampoline" Back, Part 1: When a horse moves freely from the back to the front he engages his abdominal core muscles and lifts his back. The rider feels an elastic bounce, like bouncing on a trampoline. Jean Abernethy illustration
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