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New Issue – August/September 2021 – Performance Horse Digest

Performance Horse, August/September 2021

Performance Horse, August/September 2021

★ Performance Horse Digest ★ Tips for Novice to Serious Competitors ★ Featuring top trainers and competitors in the industry!

 

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Performance Horse Digest – Featuring: Al Dunning, Pat Parelli, Clinton Anderson, Martha Josey, Lynn Palm, Craig Cameron, Richard Winters, Mike Major, Barbra Schulte, Sandy Collier, Monty Bruce, Dick Pieper, Dr. Robert M. Miller, Dr. Juliet M. Getty, and more! LEARN FROM THE PROS!

Table of Contents

 
by Al Dunning
Choosing and using the correct bridle for your horse is a huge subject.
 
by Chevy (Siobhan) Allen
Every time you interact with your horse, you display your intent. As a prey animal, your horse is especially sensitive to your intent.
 
by Doug Lindgren
As I write this article, I’m reminded of all the inspiration I’ve gotten from the folks and horses that’ve passed through our camp over the last sixteen years.
 
by David Slipka
I am a believer in always doing a little more than is needed. I’m not one to skimp.
 
by Clinton Anderson
The earlier you start working with your foal, the quicker he’ll learn the right behavior and never get the chance to develop bad habits.
 
by Martha Josey & Ashley Schenck
The ability to communicate with a horse is the biggest step toward being a real horseman or horsewoman.
 
by Richard Winters
I thought it would be fun, and possibly even challenging, to take a field trip to the beach. Now for many of you, riding at the beach is no big deal.
 
by Dr. Harlan Anderson, DVM
Most horse owners will agree that horses need some hay when they do not have pasture to graze.
 
by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.
Allergies are a common complaint, especially during the warmer months. The typical treatment involves antihistamines or steroids.
 
by Jim Masterson
Tension accumulates in the muscles and connective tissues of the body that can negatively affect range of motion, performance, and willingness to perform in the horse.
 
by Craig Cameron
No one ever forgets their first horse and I certainly remember mine. He was a brown gelding named Mac, at least 20 gears old.
 
by Dennis Cappel
My Horse Is Straight Forward and Relaxed.
 
by Ken McNabb
Softness is a word every horse person uses, but what does it really mean and where is it applied? What great questions! In short, softness in horsemanship is when the desired
response is achieved without the feeling of pressure.
 
by Mike Major
We’ve all seen horses run down the arena and anticipate stops, and the stops are never pretty.
 
by Barbra Schulte
It’s so easy to feel all kinds of things that, quite honestly, don’t feel so great! We’re distracted when we go to the barn, thinking about our day and all the things we need to do.
 
by Lynn Palm
One of the best things about dressage is that it builds upon itself and every step is based upon a training pyramid.
 
by Dick Pieper
Within a couple of weeks, three at the very most, the horse is stopping consistently on the circle.
 
by Sandy Collier
The quality of a horse’s stop is directly related to the quality of his rundown.
 
SPECIAL SECTIONS
 
by Cassandra Chism

by Melanie Hockenson

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