Long or short, black neoprene or brown mohair, all cinches have the same purpose — to keep a saddle on the horse’s back. It sounds simple. Yet, cinch selection involves understanding how the cinch can affect the saddle’s position and fit, as well as how the cinch’s material can affect a horse’s skin.
Boxing sounds simple, but the reality is much more complex. Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider Jay McLaughlin shares five ways riders can improve their boxing runs.
When a horse has a confidence-shaking problem in the show pen, Jeremy Knoles has a plan to help riders put the pieces back together so the horse is mentally ready to go back to the show pen.
Reining trainer Matt Mills shares tips on how to check in on a horse’s overall health with conditioning sessions to make sure the horse is ready to show.
Seasoned competitor and reined cow horse trainer Zane Davis knows the struggle of second-guessing your horse before a major event. Instead of panicking, Davis follows a systematic approach to regain the confidence to ride into the show pen.
Louisiana cutter Chrystal Ainsworth has a love of good horses and making handmade beaded tack, jewelry and accessories.
The McLaughlin family’s success aboard reined cow horse CD Dee Vee Dee is becoming something out of a story book.
Reining trainer Bud Lyon believes horses need a solid understanding of rein pressure and responsive steering in order to truly be a willingly guided horse.
Reining trainer Bud Lyon believes horses need a solid understanding of rein pressure and responsive steering.
Reining trainer Bud Lyon believes horses need a solid understanding of rein pressure and responsive steering. In this three-part series, he breaks down how he achieves it.