It presents step by-step training programs and showing advice from recognized experts in hunters, jumpers, equitation, dressage, and eventing, along with money- and time-saving ideas on health care and stable management.
Practical Horseman • VOL. 51, NO. 3, FALL 2023
Feeling and Responding
The Magic of New Beginnings • A horse and his rider each get a new beginning and a bright future together.
Connecting with the Seat in Canter • Understanding the canter footfalls helps with the timing of the aids.
Two Different Bascules
50 YEARS OF SHOW JUMPING • How Practical Horseman has covered show jumping over five decades.
TRAINING EDITION • A collection of expert advice across disciplines over the past half century
MINDFUL TRAINING IN DRESSAGE • Steffen Peters’ uncompromising eye for detail improves every ride.
RIDE AN ACCURATE 20-METER CIRCLE • This international five-star eventer shares an exercise to ride this basic shape better.
New Hope for INJURED TENDONS • Ultrasound tissue characterization and infrared thermography offer promising possibilities in the diagnosis, treatment and even prediction of injury.
WOWIE’S STORY • Sometimes tried-and-true therapies are the most practical when treating tendon injuries.
Good Karma for The Event at Rebecca Farm • James Alliston talks about his mare Karma and their experience winning the CCI4*-L division.
First Aid for Wounds • Here’s how to evaluate a bleeding injury and take steps to treat it.
SOLUTIONS • If you depend too much on the reins and try to pull your horse into a frame …