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. 1, SPRING 2023
AHFEH Celebrates 2022 Adoptions • More than 1,000 horses adopted year after year!
Seats and Staying with the Horse’s Motion
Developing a Correct Stretch at the Trot • Dive into details of the stretchy trot
REMEMBERING JIM WOFFORD • A tribute to a world-class equestrian, legendary coach and accomplished writer
Why Vertical is ABSOLUTE • On cross country, your lower-leg position determines your security.
VERTICAL IN ACTION
50 YEARS OF EVENTING • How Practical Horseman has covered eventing over the years.
12 Questions with WILL COLEMAN • This Olympic eventer and World Championship team silver medalist talks about his horses, his training philosophy and why he loves eventing.
PUT YOUR HORSE IN HIS COMFORT ZONE TO JUMP • This ground-pole exercise helps your horse develop straightness and rhythm, two qualities he needs to jump with confidence.
Tips from USDF Trainers Conference • Learn from internationally respected members of the FEI Judge Supervisory Panel
Biosecurity Strategies to KEEP YOUR HORSE HEALTHY • Reduce the risk that contagious diseases pose to your horse by taking precautions before, during and after a competition.
Daniel Bluman on Training, Handling Nerves and His Pre-Class Routine • This international show jumper discusses what has helped him reach the top of the sport.
How to Deal with Arthritis • A range of medications and management options can help to keep an active sporthorse comfortable and competing.
PRACTICAL HORSEMAN’S TACK ROOM
To maintain an attached, supple balance of your seat …