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Explained: No Outside Shavings Rule, Presented by Wahl

If you’ve ever stalled a horse at a show, you’ve undoubtedly seen the “no outside…

Toto, We're Not In Dressage-Land Anymore, Presented by Wahl

As is such with policy and rule changes from the FEI, the eventing dressage co-efficient…

How to Dress Your Horse: Equitation

In equitation, the focus may be on the rider — but that doesn’t mean your…

Mythbusters: Are All Chestnut Horses Hot? Presented by Wahl

“Hell hath no fury like a chestnut mare.” You can find this saying on T-shirts,…

Is My Horse Fit Enough?

While a dressage horse might be a different sort of “fit” than an event horse,…

Don't Get Banned for Doping: FEI Human Drug Testing Rules Explained

The recent news of three FEI-level eventers testing positive for banned substances has rocked the…

What Are All These Show Jumping Classes? Jumper Tables Explained

If you’re new to the horse show world, or simply new to jumpers, you might…

Tipping the Scales: When Is a Rider’s Weight Too Much?

This article first appeared in the March 2017 issue of Heels Down Magazine. For more…

Address the Glitches in Your Dressage Horse's Training with Adrienne Lyle

U.S. Olympian Adrienne Lyle explains how to tackle training problems.  For riding exercises, if you…

Everything You Need To Know About the New Horse Hauling Requirements

So you’ve seen the headlines in your various feeds, and read some threads from horse…