Julie Winkel talks about the importance of teaching novice riders good basics before they learn how to get a horse on the bit.
Julie Winkel answers a member's question on often she should jump her Thoroughbred horse.
Julie Winkel shares her philosophies on when to use and how to fit various nosebands and martingales.
Julie shares her favorite exercises to encourage a hunter to be soft and light on their front end.
Julie Winkel discusses how the second round in a Hunter Derby is judged.
Julie Winkel gives a member tips on how to get her horse to stretch in a hunter frame.
Julie Winkel explains how to get on and off your horse from the ground if asked to do so in a equitation class.
A member asks if a light seat or deep seat is best for equitation classes.
Julie Winkle discusses pigeon-toed conformation and what it means for your horse.
Julie Winkel helps a member who struggles to keep her young warmblood's attention when she rides.
Julie Winkel shares the system, symbols, and reasoning behind how a judge scores your round at a horse show.
Julie Winkel puts her judge's hat on once again to answer a member's question on how to correctly show a horse in-hand.
Hunter/Jumper/Equitation Judge, Julie Winkel, gives a member ideas on how to encourage her horse to get more comfortable with the first jump in the show ring.
Julie Winkel shares tips from the judge's box on how to make a good first impression with the judge. 🙈
Get the inside scoop from the judge’s box! Julie Winkel, renowned judge, trainer and clinician, tells us what judges look for in the under saddle classes.
Julie Winkel puts on her judge's hat to help a member who wants to know the best moment to change to the counter lead or trot a jump in equitation work-offs.
Julie Winkel and Geoff Teall share insight as to why a member's Thoroughbred gets stiff on the left side of his mouth and offer exercises on the flat to improve this common issue.
Julie Winkel and Geoff Teall give a member exercises to help encourage her horse to go forward in the corner while on course.
Linda Allen and Julie Winkel discuss if a horse's temperament and/or rideability is affected by their gender.
Julie Winkel gives a member an exercise to help her improve her eye and feel her horse's stride and rhythm so that she can get perfect strides in a line when the first jump isn't ideal.