Cori tells us how an exercise she calls "stop spots" can be used to teach a beginner rider to stop and steer their mounts.
In this grassroots article, you'll learn what to expect at your first horse show. We'll give you a packing list, tell you what to do when you arrive, and let you know how to navigate the show office and warm-up area.
In this video, Bernie shares the safest technique that all equestrians should practice to support their horses hoof capsule when putting calks in and out of horseshoes.
Bernie shows us how to use sticky spray to help keep our legs tight in the saddle.
In this video, Bernie demonstrates how to keep your saddle in place without the use of a sticky saddle pad or a breastplate.
Bernie lends advice to a member asking how to prevent her stirrup from turning on her foot while she rides.
Have you decided to start riding again after taking a long break from the sport? It's not as easy as it was when you started. But not to worry, we have some insightful advice on common issues, like fear and fitness, for those of you getting "back in the saddle."
In this video Bernie Traurig takes the frustration out of missed diagonals by teaching a rider on a lunge line to feel the diagonal by closing her eyes, focusing on the rhythm of the trot at both the sitting and posting trot.
Bernie Traurig and his daughter, Natasha, demonstrate correct and safe mounting & dismounting techniques. Including getting on a horse from the ground, a mounting block and from a leg up.
In this video, learn how to safely tighten your girth and shorten/lengthen your stirrup leathers while mounted on your horse without dropping the reins or stirrup irons and without the help of someone on the ground.