Bernie shares some insight on what may be causing a member's TB from kicking out at the trot and canter.
Marianne Taylor shares the story of one of the most legendary Thoroughbreds of all time, Touch Of Class. The partnership between this wonderful mare and Joe Fargis brought them a double gold at the 1984 Olympics.
IHSA veteran, Kayleigh Burke, shares her insights on common mistakes riders often make at their first IHSA show.
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.
Jim Wofford and Linda Allen share exercises to encourage a member's young, lanky OTTB to improve his form over jumps.
Marianne Taylor shares the story of the quirky Thoroughbred, Mind Games, and how a special group of individuals helped this horse beat his insecurities and shine in the show ring.
Geoff Teall discusses the importance of a cluck when getting your horse to go forward and listen to your leg.
Julie Winkel shares tips from the judge's box on how to make a good first impression with the judge. 🙈
Marianne Taylor shares the story of the legendary Thoroughbred, Snowbound. The partnership Bill Steinkraus had with this amazing TB resulted in a Gold Medal at the 1968 Olympics.
Verena Mahin tells us how to motivate your horse to move forward and be more rhythmical at the trot.
Kayleigh Burke explains the ins and outs of college riding and how it differs from regular horse shows.
Marianne Taylor shares the story of the great Thoroughbred stallion, Sir Thomson.
Verena Mahin gives a member tips to improve the free walk on her horses.
Bernie offers tips on how to train a horse to stay balanced, and not run through the corner after a jump.
Bernie gives a member advice who struggles, because of his conformation, to keep both weight in his stirrups and contact with his horse's sides.
Bernie offers a member some advice when wrapping a horse's foot for an abscess.
Marianne Taylor shares the story of the Thoroughbred mare Magic Heart (aka Balalaika).
Jim Wofford, Denny Emerson, and Bernie Traurig talk about working with a "hot" horse.
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.
Farrier, Blair Cooper, discusses common causes for quarter cracks in a horse's hoof and suggestions to help prevent them.