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Western Pleasure

Video: AQHA Western Pleasure Judging

Learn what western pleasure judges are looking for and see some of the common faults of gait that you should…

11 years ago

Question of the Week: Head Tossing

Q: I show my horse in western pleasure and equitation. He holds his frame pretty well, but occasionally he tosses…

12 years ago

Are Spurs for You?

In every western riding discipline, from western pleasure and roping to cutting, reining and working cow horse events, spurs can be found…

12 years ago

The Point of Spurs

Spurs come in a variety of types and styles. How mild or severe they are depends on the type of…

12 years ago

Steer Clear of Neck Reining Problems

Even if your western horse came equipped with power steering, you can still run into problems if you’re not correctly…

13 years ago

How to Band a Western Horse’s Mane

Here are some simple steps for mane banding from expert groomer Casey Warren. But before you begin, check competition rules…

14 years ago

Guide to the Slow Jog

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Handbooks describes the jog as “a smooth, ground-covering two-beat diagonal gait.”  Sounds straightforward, right?…

15 years ago

Can’t Relax at the Lope

Q. I am training my 4-year-old horse for western pleasure. She has the headset and the nice slow speed at…

15 years ago

Nail That Lead

Teaching your horse to lope off on the correct lead can be achieved in three simple steps: the set-up, the…

15 years ago