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7 Circles, 5 Serpentines; on repeat? What’s Your Riding Routine? | Strides for Success
What does your average ride or training session with your horse look like? Do you have a riding routine that you follow? If yours is leaning towards, or if it already is, a little too predictable; maybe it’s time for a change? While riding the same sequence often can sometimes be beneficial to your riding and training, for the most part, it will only help habits to creep in. And usually not the greatest of habits. #horsepodcast #equestrianpodcast
10 Ideas For Staying in the Saddle When You Ride Alone
Some of us equestrians do not have other people to ride with. While we may enjoy riding alone, it does come with its own set of challenges and safety issues. Read about one backyard horse keeper's ideas for staying in the saddle even if you don't have a riding community to call your own.
2022 Horsemanship Calendar
A calendar that doubles as a horsemanship guide? Yes, please! Read about why one rider was so excited to come across this item. Whether you ride dressage or not, this 2022 Dressage For The Horse Calendar, illustrated by Michelle Guillot, will delight!
Setting Horsemanship Goals and Themes
You are likely familiar with setting horsemanship goals, but have you thought about designing themes to help you in your horse work? Read on to learn more about this interesting topic in a post from The Backyard Horse Blog.
Driveway As Rideway
Not everyone has an indoor arena (or even an outdoor) at their disposal. Some of us have to get creative in order to ride when the weather or footing conditions are not ideal. Read about how one backyard horse keeper can use her driveway as a training space for her horse.
The Buck Channel
After coming across the channel's announcement in a horse magazine, the creator of The Backyard Horse Blog wanted to pass on the information to her readers. If you enjoy learning from Buck Brannaman, you will definitely want to watch for the launch of The Buck Channel.
Ponying Your Ponies
Ever tried to ride one horse while leading another? Read about one backyard horse-keeper's experience with ponying her ponies. Pick up some hints, tips and resources on the subject so you can safely give ponying a try with your own herd.
Developing a Light, Balanced Downward Transition Every Time | The Daily Strides Podcast
What goes up, must come down. For every upward transition you ride with your horse, you will follow it, at some point, with a downward transition. For many riders, these can prove a little more complex to balance. However, as with all things riding-related, there are things you can do to really begin improving each downward transition that you ride. Implementing these changes can begin today, with the very next downward transition you ride with your horse. #equestrianpodcast #horsepodcast