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. 50, NO. 3, FALL 2022
Analogies and Solutions
Rising from the Ashes • Despite the devastating impact of multiple wildfires over the years, this therapeutic riding center persevered and continues to give back to the community.
A New Purpose • A 40-year-old abandoned Paint mare finds a new home and a new job.
Finally, the Hands • Jim explains why your hand aids are the last thing you work on and clarifies what’s really meant by an “independent seat.”
Gradually Build the Trot Extension
Adrienne Lyle • This Olympian shares her experience at the 2022 ECCO FEI Dressage World Championships in Herning, Denmark.
Plan for the FEI World Cup Finals • Here’s what you need to know to attend the 2023 edition of the finals in Omaha, Nebraska, April 4–8.
10-Meter Makeover • Build strength and suppleness with a simple exercise.
11 Training TIPS with Buck Davidson • The international five-star eventer shared several lessons with the winner of a Practical Horseman contest and her friends.
Rating Helmet SAFETY • The Virginia Tech Helmet Lab is developing a system using a scale of one to five stars to determine which helmets will reduce injury risk.
SPORTHORSE NUTRITION KNOW-HOW • Learn about the different fuel sources and other critical requirements that are needed to support your horse’s workload.
WHERE PROTEIN FITS IN
VITAMINS AND MINERALS
How to Handle Choke • Knowing the signs of trouble will help you resolve an episode as quickly as possible.
Stall Cleaning Tips • Ensure your daily routine includes every step necessary for your horse’s health and comfort.
To begin asking your horse to develop more pushing power from behind …