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Staying In Control

By Lynn Palm

  • 15 November 2019
  • Author: canpubco
  • Number of views: 1372
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Staying In Control
Riders frequently ask how to stay in control in new situations. In fact, the most common question I am asked at clinics and featured appearances relates to training and riding outside of the horse’s normal environment. Riders are concerned about losing control and what to do if the horse is disobedient, bucks, or rears. These responses from the horse usually cause the rider to become fearful and apprehensive about getting hurt.

CAMELINA OIL ever heard of it?

By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

  • 15 November 2019
  • Author: canpubco
  • Number of views: 1400
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CAMELINA OIL ever heard of it?
Sometimes your horse will need additional calories to sustain high energy needs for work/performance, or to help with weight gain. In such a case, oil can be safely added to your horse's diet. Horses with metabolic conditions requiring reduction of dietary sugar and starch can also be fed oils to provide extra calories. Start slowly, building up to no more than one cup per day, depending on the intensity of activity.

Training Myth Understandings: Whips & Spurs and All That Excitement

by Ron Meredith, President, Meredith Manor International Equestrian Centre

  • 15 November 2019
  • Author: canpubco
  • Number of views: 1388
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Training Myth Understandings: Whips & Spurs and All That Excitement
As the horse moves along through his training, you go from showing him what you want to asking him for it and finally he knows what you want well enough that you can just tell him.
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