Winter warming up and cooling down

A proper warm-up and cool-down are especially important over the winter period. Low temperatures mean your horse’s body needs longer than usual to warm up to a working temperature. Warming…

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Dressage for the showjumping horse
Strive for controlled forward impulsion and straightness

Dressage for the showjumping horse

Text: Shari Michaelis While showjumping might seem like a ‘point and shoot’ discipline to some spectators, a good showjumping round requires much more from the horse than just clearing the…

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AskHQ: The inside rein

Q: Why should you not turn with the inside rein? A: When starting out with this funny thing called horse riding, every instructor worth their salt will tell you ‘not…

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