ASPCA Maclay Final judge Bernie Traurig reflects on the 2017 final and the state of equitation.
Robin Martinez shares exercise and clean eating strategies to help riders improve their fitness and reach their goals for the new year.
Julie Winkel discusses why a horse may lean, pull, and root on the reins. In this post, we will learn how to combat these common issues.
Jim Wofford gives a member exercises on the flat to get her horse to stop falling to the left with his shoulder.
Julie Winkel gives a member tips on how to keep short reins without pulling on her horse's mouth.
Olivia Loiacono shares tips on how to stay busy in the off-season.
Rob Gage talks about finding and fixing your distance to arrive at the best takeoff spot.
Linda Allen advises a member on how she can acquire the "tools" she needs to set her horse up to handle anything a course might ask.
Julie Winkel puts on her judge's hat to explain what seat is best in an equitation class when asked to show a lengthened canter.
Geoff Teall gives a member tips to get her horse, who had a big spook, to jump confidently from any distance.
Linda Allen explains the reasons why green horses and trained horses may have too much "hang time" over a fence and gives us some tips to fix it.
Verena Mahin talks about what makes good hands, and the role position and contact play in achieving true contact.
Tonya Johnston give a member step by step tips to overcome warm up ring anxiety.
Julie Winkel shares her favorite exercise to help a horse who changes leads in front but not with their hind end.
Fitness expert, Robin Martinez, shows us her top two strength exercises using only body weight.
Scholarship recipient, Stephanie Nagler, shares her story and her top ten list of things she learned at Bernie's private workshop.
Rob Gage shares exercises to help a member stop her horse from getting strong and running after the jumps.
Nicole Lakin, of BarnManager.com, answers a member's question on how to turn a barn into a business.
Linda Allen clarifies the correct measurements for gymnastic lines and poles on the ground.
Julie Winkel talks about the importance of teaching novice riders good basics before they learn how to get a horse on the bit.