October 2021 – Performance Horse Digest
Performance Horse October, 2021
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Table of Contents
by Chevy (Siobhan) Allen
Spend time around a group of riders, and inevitably the conversation will drift to close calls and wrecks.
by Doug Lindgren
When I look at this business Jody and I are in, I sometimes wonder how long
it will be good.
by David Slipka
Where do you begin to comprehend the spectrum of saddles? The size, fit, the parts of the saddle, and why they are important.
by Clinton Anderson
Before asking your horse to soften vertically and collect while moving forward, he has to understand that when you pick up on two reins it means soften and give, not resist and push through the bit.
by Genna Gallaher
Balance and handle are the most important foundational tools you can teach a horse of any age.
by Martha Josey & Ashley Schenck
Fall is rolling in and so are the cold fronts. Throughout my rodeo career, blanketing horses on and off was a regular occurrence.
by Richard Winters
In this article I’d like to discuss how you can improve the “canter departs” maneuver.
by Dr. Harlan Anderson, DVM
I went into veterinary medicine because I wanted to help sick animals get better.
by Barbra Schulte
I received a question the other day from the website, and I want to answer that question here.
by Craig Cameron
Backing up isn’t natural to the horse. It’s not something he’d normally do out on the range or in a pasture.
by Dennis Cappel
When a horse is carrying themselves in a posture of engagement, a rider with awareness can feel the muscles in the horse’s back engaged and relaxed as the horse moves their feet.
by Ken McNabb
As I continue in the training and progress of the Road to the Horse colts, I wanted to take a look at ground driving.
by Mike Major
Before I start working on a horse’s stop, I want him a little tired. Then he’s ready to listen when I ask him to stop.
by Lynn Palm
Now that you’ve gotten into Western Dressage, you’re eager to do well.
by The Horseman’s Mind
“The right horse for the job” may be the single most important rule for horse ownership; whether that animal is a backyard “pet” or a prospect that is going to haul for a title.
by Dick Pieper
So at this point your horse is stopping on whoa.
by Tom R. Lenz, DVM, MS, DACT
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