Channel Archives: Learn

The Benefits of Lateral Movement

The image of dressage horses prancing sideways might just seem like fancy footwork, but in reality these lateral movements are akin to physical therapy for the horse. From a conditioning...

Can You Have a “Mental Refusal”?

In short, yes, you can! When a rider’s mind is preoccupied with worry about a stop, it can result in negative anticipation that actually produces the real thing. Riders need...

Unusual Horses: American Mustang

Rugged, resilient and free, American mustangs embody the spirit of the Wild West. The origin of these feral wonders dates back to the 16th Century, when spanish explorers brought horses to...

How to Turn on the Forehand

It’s the kind of exercise that we never leave behind, no matter how simple it seems until you break down its parts, or aim for total accuracy in execution. For...

Is Fear Talking to You?

Feelings of fear and apprehension can be thought of like an “alarm” going off. This alarm is the flight or fight response, a natural change in your body that happens...

Unusual Horses: Newfoundland Pony

Like its British Isle ancestors, the Newfoundland pony is a small, hardy and willing work horse with fabulous hair. For centuries, the breed was counted upon to clear the rugged...

Unusual Horses: Akhal-Teke

The Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan is mostly desert, sparsely populated and contains the 4th largest reserve of natural gas on the planet. It’s also home to one of the...

Your Fly Season Game Plan Is Here!

With so many  products to choose from, combatting seasonal insects can be a tough decision. Understanding the options available is a great first step, and Absorbine offers four distinct UltraShield fly control...

5 Ways to Fix Your Insecure Horse

We’ve all known one—an insecure horse, that is. He’s the gelding that doesn’t like being by himself in the ring; she’s the mare with the serious FOMO, “screaming” and carrying...

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