Bend at the Walk

by Downunder Horsemanship

Use this exercise from top trainer/clinician Clinton Anderson to teach your horse to bend through his entire body and become softer in his mouth. Read More

Earn Your Horse’s Respect

by Clinton Anderson

“To earn your horse’s respect and trust, you need to make him comfortable for doing the right thing and uncomfortable for doing the wrong thing,” says top trainer/clinician Clinton Anderson. Read on for training tips. Read More

Hindquarters Control

by Clinton Anderson

Stage One: Learn how to control your horse’s hindquarters, and you’ll end any disrespectful behavior. Top clinician Clinton Anderson shows you how. Read More

Helicopter Exercise

by Clinton Anderson

Teach your horse to accept movement and noise above him with this exercise from top clinician Clinton Anderson. Read More

Neck-Flex Exercise

by Clinton Anderson

Teach your horse to flex his neck and head on the ground, and he’ll be lighter and more supple under saddle. Read More

Backing Basics

by Downunder Horsemanship

Teach your horse how to back up on the ground with this tapping exercise from top clinician Clinton Anderson. Read More

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January/February 2017

Our Current Issue,
January/February 2017:

  • Ultimate Peak-to-Desert Adventure

    In Prescott National Forest, you’ll ride through cool ponderosa forests, pinion and juniper woodlands, and desert grasslands. At night, you’ll camp in a horseman’s paradise.

  • Horse Owner’s Winter Notebook

    A roundup of seasonal tips, checklists, and guides — on health care, hoof care, hauling, nutrition, blanketing, and management — to help you keep your horse healthy and safe all winter long.

  • Spirit of the Black Hills

    The 11,000-acre Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, near Rapid City, South Dakota, is home to small herds of rare Spanish Mustangs. We take you on a tour of this windswept sanctuary.

Next Issue, March 2017:

Which Saddle is for You?

Find the right saddle for your riding needs with our expert trail-saddle shopping guide.

The Charms of Charma

Tucked between the southern foothills of the San Juan Mountains and western reaches of the Brazos Mountains, Chama is a natural magnet for avid trail riders.

Horse Owner's Winter Notebook

Here's how to prolong your trailer's life and prepare it for a harsh winter, while keeping it ready in case of an emergency.

Settle Your Cinchy Horse

Learn how to settle your cinchy horse for problem-free saddling with this technique from top trainer/clinician Julie Goodnight.

Your Trailer: The Ride Inside

Seven ways you can control your trailer’s interior environment to enhance your horse’s safety and well-being.

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