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. 4, WINTER 2023
Creating Happy Horses
Lower-Leg Position Fixes Needed
Stirrup Control for Greater Stability • Help improve your leg, seat and upper body position with simple exercises.
50 YEARS OF DRESSAGE • How Practical Horseman covered dressage through the years.
50 Tips to Be a Better Horseperson HEALTH AND MANAGEMENT • Insights from veterinarians, farriers and stable managers on keeping your horse healthy and happy
Hamilton Pays It Forward
HOMETOWN HERO: HUNTER HOLLOWAY • Hunter Holloway marked her name in history at the 2023 FEI World Cup™ Finals in Omaha, Nebraska, a home-town venue for this top international show jumper.
SHIPPING FEVER • Learn about the risk factors, treatment and prevention of this respiratory disease in horses. Pro tip: It isn’t solely associated with travel.
Determining Bacteria Types
Compromised Lung Function
Insights from Capital Challenge Champions • Competitors at the 2023 Capital Challenge Horse Show share their favorite training tips and exercises for success.
PRACTICAL HORSEMAN 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATES COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
From the Brentina Cup to Pan American Games • Codi Harrison has paved her way from Young Riders to helping the U.S. earn team gold at the 2023 Pan American Games.
Make the Best of Stall Rest • How to ease a horse’s anxiety when recovery from injury or illness includes curtailing normal activity for an extended time.
A Noteworthy Offer
PRACTICAL HORSEMAN’S TACK ROOM
Collection requires positive tension. When asking for more collection within each gait …