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Gymnastic Exercises to Build a Better Show Jumper

If done correctly, gymnastics target specific muscle groups to increase a show jumper’s athletic ability: strength, flexibility, agility and coordination.

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Controlling Your Horse’s Speed Without Using the Reins

Managing speed can often feel like a struggle astride horses with a ‘need for speed.’ Learn how to use your seat to regulate your horse’s rhythm.

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Canadian Paralympian Roberta Sheffield is on the Road to Tokyo

As a member of Canada’s national para-dressage team since 2013, Roberta (‘Bert’) Sheffield is no stranger to international success in the showring.

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Equestrian Entrepreneur is Helping Make Horse Events Safer

Ex-cop Jeff Bagg became an entrepreneur in the horse industry by acting as consultant, helping horse shows prepare for worst-case scenarios.

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Corpora Nigra Cysts Can Affect Your Horse’s Vision

A horse’s visual perception is considerably different than ours in regard to colours, adaptation to light, visual fields and acuity. Sight is vital to survival in the wild, but it also has a considerable impact on the equine athlete. Being able to judge the distance and height of a jump, as well as evaluating terrain, …

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Is My Horse is at Risk of Contracting Equine Coronavirus?

One emerging cause of colitis that horse owners are becoming increasingly aware of is equine coronavirus. Is your horse at risk of contracting it?

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American Show Jumper Eve Jobs is One Smart Apple

Eve Jobs, daughter of Apple’s Steve Jobs, has made a name for herself as a show jumper – and is ranked among the top riders under 25 from around the world.

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Celebrating the Gift of Love and Life at Rebecca Farms

An Alberta couple celebrated a unique anniversary during this year’s Event at Rebecca Farms, proving you should never put your dreams on hold.

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How Smart Horseback Riders Deal with Ring Stress

It’s normal for riders to experience some anxiety before a horse show, but too much anxiety can derail your performance. Here are five ways to de-stress.

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Point of View: Understanding How Horses See the World

There can be more than meets the eye when it comes to behavioural issues. Get better results when you adapt your training to how horses see the world.