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Tips For Showing With IHSA

Riding in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association shows while you are in college is a great way to hone your skills as a rider. It’s great for the riders with or without their own personal horse to get a chance to ride as many horses as possible. It is very demanding as the riders only …

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Describing a Horse

I hope this infographic helps with the basics of horse descriptions. Take a look (click here to zoom in on image) and let me know if you have any questions! Happy riding!Barrett

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Western vs English Riding

The biggest question I get from prospective students in my program is “what is the difference between Western and English riding?” since we have offered both lessons at our farm in the past.   I will break down the major differences between the two disciplines to help you to be more informed in your decision. Saddle: …

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How do you do a Half Halt?

It’s one of the things you hear all the time but when asked people tend to say what it does but not how to do one. We hear it all the time “sit up and half halt, before the turn half halt, before the transition half halt, balance your horse with a half halt.” But …

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