Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Western horsemanship. Get inspired and try out new things.
AQHA Judge Holly Hover walks you through the winning horsemanship pattern at the 2015 AQHYA World Show
Learn nine key ways to improve your horsemanship by avoiding the blunders that sabotage training and make your horse unhappy.
Not sure how today’s pleasure horses are supposed to look as they perform? Here are specific do’s and don’ts, based on new rules.
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Going on your first Western ride? Maybe you've gone for a few, and want some extra tips? Here are my top Western Horseback Riding Tips for Beginners.
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The first installment of GoHorseShow.com's "We Ask the Judges" series covered Showmanship and was hugely popular with our readers. The next discipline in the series is Horsemanship. We talked to AQHA judges, Bruce Walquist and Stephanie Lynn, who will be judging the East Coast Novice Championship Show this year, as well as AQHA judges and World Champion trainers, Mark Sheridan and Robin Frid. See what interesting insight these industry leaders have regarding this challenging class.
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How you steer with your reins affects a horse's body position and movement. Practice guiding your horse with a simple training exercise from Texas horseman Trey Pool.
Q. I am training my 4-year-old horse for western pleasure. She has the headset and the nice slow speed at the walk and the jog; however, no matter what I do, her head is high and she is really fast at the lope. Is there any advice that you can give me to slow her […]
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Billie Jean King once said: “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” No other combinations of words better describes the process of becoming a successful showman or show woman. You might already be familiar with the specific maneuvers in a western horsemanship pattern; however, it is essential to occasionally tie them all together to […]
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We all need a lot of guidance when it comes to our horses, especially if this is your first time. Congrats! Believe me, I went through it and I'm happy to take you through all the necessary steps in owning a horse for beginners.
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