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Hat Maintenance – Bobbie Gough

Special Thanks to Shorty’s Caboy Hattery!

Jason Vanlandingham Talks About His Program for Teaching Lead Changes

We caught up with Jason Vanlandingham at his place in Texas for a set of training videos. Jason talks about and shows how he teaches lead changes in this video.

Shoes for the Correct Discipline – Trent Wargo

Trent answers Rhonda’s question about what’s the best shoes for a horse that does multiple disciplines.

Preparing young horses for training

When working with weanlings and yearlings what do you do to prepare them for getting started? ie. lunging, tying, etc. Joe Schmidt, a trainer at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses, demonstrates…

How to Wrap a Hind Leg

Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses own Josh Rosenstrater demonstrates how to wrap a hind leg with polo wraps.

Using Arena Equipment to Challenge All Levels & Building Rider Strength and Fitness Through Exercise

Using Arena Equipment to Challenge all Levels: Teaching a solid group lesson is important, especially if you have a variety of riding levels within one class. Specific exercises will be…

How to set up your reining pattern

Tom talks about how he sets up his reining patterns.

Tom’s Tips: Straw vs Felt Hat

Brianna Sloan of Lucky Paint Custom Show Shirts gives information on what time of year you should wear a straw or felt hat.

Tom McCutcheon – Will This Be a Big Time Horse

With the NRHA Futurity beginning today, everyone is hoping their hard work and training produces the next “big time horse.” How can you tell if your horse has the right stuff? Tom…

Collected or not Collected in Spins – Tom McCutcheon

Tom answers Heike’s question about if Tom would prefer his horse to not be as collected in the face and spin faster, or be collected and spin slower.

Hunters & Equitation Training Videos, from US Equestrian (USEF)

Several training videos in Hunters and Equitation disciplines, presented by USEF (U.S. Equestrian Federation), including: Hunters: What Makes A Winning Round, with Danny Robertshaw;…

Trevor Dare, Associate Trainer at Xtra Quarter Horses, gives tips on his method for speeding up spin

After winning the 2008 NRHA Limited Open Reining Futurity, Trevor Dare decided to become a professional in a meteoric rise to the top of the reining world. He has been a contender in top Open…

How to Safely Paste Deworm Your Horse

In this Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) safety tip, Master Instructor Teresa Kackert will show you how to safely deworm your horse.

Staying Smooth and Increasing Your Speed in Spins – Pete Kyle

Pete shows you how to keep your horse smooth into the spin and then how to increase your speed effectively.

Do You Prefer One Type of Horse Over Another

In our latest, “Ask Tom Anything” video, Tom talks with us about different types of horses and his personal preference. See if your preference matches up with Tom’s preference.

Fresh Horse and More

Tom answers 3 questions: Should I let a friend ride my horse? How do I find the right bit for my horse? Why isn’t my horse paying attention?

Shaping a Hat – Bobbie Gough

Special Thanks to Shorty’s Caboy Hattery!

Therapeutic Riding II Strategies for Rehabilitation ($59.95)

This manual covers the use of the horse to treat individuals with disabilities and contains the essays related to intervention in occupational and physical therapy, speech and language…

What Kind of Advice Would You Give Someone Wanting to Become a Reining Trainer

Have you ever thought about becoming a reining trainer? Would you like some advice? You are in the right place! In this new, “Ask Tom Anything,” Tom gives some good advice for becoming a…

Trevor Dare, Associate Trainer at Xtra Quarter Horses, gives tips on his method for speeding up spin

After winning the 2008 NRHA Limited Open Reining Futurity, Trevor Dare decided to become a professional in a meteoric rise to the top of the reining world. He has been a contender in top Open…

Exercises on Horseback

Horseback Riding Exercises to Improve Rider Position

Colt Starting Part 3 – Sarah Dawson

Sarah talks about how she gets on her horses for the first time. Always keep everything organized, such as your lead rope when you are ready to get on so you do not have anything go wrong…

Putting on a Bridle – Tom McCutcheon

Tom goes through the safety steps and simplicity of putting a bridle on and off your horse.

Transitions to Improve Lightness & Feeling and Correcting Balance DVD ($45/$34)

Transitions to Improve Lightness: Learn how to use transitions to create a more responsive and lighter horse, ultimately creating a true harmonious working partnership between horse and rider.

How to Pick a Horse's Hoof

How to Safely and Effectively Pick Horse's Hooves

Body Position – Teddy Johnson

Teddy speaks about his body position while he is working a horse and where you should sit in your saddle.

Fashion Faux Pas – Brianna Sloan

Brianna recounts a few of the Faux Pas she has seen in the show pen.

How to School A Horse’s Spins in the Show Pen

Tom McCutcheon discusses how to school a horses spins in the show pen.

Warming up Your Horse before Working on a Flag – Teddy Johnson

Teddy shows you how he bridles up his horses and how he warms them up before working on a flag.

Cleaning Hooves – Trent Wargo

Trent demonstrates how to safely approach and clean your horse’s hooves.

Franco Bertolani – Tips for Training a Deaf Horse

Franco Bertolani talks with us about key tips he has for training a deaf horse. He tells us how to make sure the horse has great communication with your legs and hands. Check out Franco’s…

Recipient Mare and Foal – Barb Wibbles

Barb talks about a recipient mare and its recent foal, and the complications she faced with its birth.

Lessons for Visual and Kinesthetic Learners & Mounted Games DVD ($45/$34)

Mounted Games: Ideas abound in this presentation of ways to make learning fun and enjoyable! It is a creative look at teaching mounted games both for the group riding class environment as…

CHA Composite Horsemanship Manual ($69.95/$32.95)

Written by 30 professional horsemanship instructors from the United States and Canada. This four level manual contains a complete program for all levels of riders, wiht many illustrations by…

 


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