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When to Start Working on a Cow – Teddy Johnson

Teddy speaks about when he likes to go from warming up his horses to when is a good time to start working a cow. Every horse is different and will usually brighten up when they first start to…

Stopping Without Pulling – Pete Kyle

Pete shows you how to properly teach your horse to stop without having to pull on the reins.

Dental Care for the Older Horse & Bits and Bitting DVD ($45/$34)

Dental Care: Includes a discussion of the normal aging process of the equine dentition, various conditions, and care for the aging horse's teeth. Bits and Bitting: Features a hands-on…

Individual Level Manuals - LEVEL 1 ($24.95/$14.95)

Level 1 Horse sense, rules for safe riding, parts of the horse and tack, approaching, leading, grooming, saddling and bridling, mounting and dismounting, basic seat and hand position, basic…

Lunging Your Horse – Mirjam Stillo

Mirjam answers Rhonda’s question about how to keep her horse from cutting in while lunging.

Mounting from Block – Barbara Williams

Barbara share the basics of how to mount your horse from a mounting block.

Individual Level Manuals - LEVEL 3 ($24.95/$14.95)

Level 3 - Horse behavior, equipment, bits and bitting, horse care, breeds, rein aids, natural aids, improving the canter/lope, bareback, leads, transitions, school figures, turn backs, jumping.

How to Use a Mounting Block Safely and an Alternate

This video will show how to safely get on a horse with a mounting block. It also demonstrates a unique way of helping riders get a "leg up" onto a horse. This method can be done with a large…

Risk Management – What You Need to Know about Liability, Contracts and Releases Webinar ($40/$20)

The title says it all: you will learn what you need to know about Liability, Contracts and Releases

Costs of Breeding – Barb Wibbles

Barb talks about all of the costs that you can incur to breed and to foal out your horse. Knowing the possible costs before breeding can be incredibly valuable to understanding and keeping a…

Backing Up – Fred Thomsson

Fred talks about the three cues that he gives his horses to back up. Fred goes over the importance of having a soft horse to be able to perform the back up correctly and making to easier for…

What is CHA?

Find out more about the Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) and how it can benefit you as an equestrian.

CHA Trail Manual ($49.95/$29.95)

The CHA Trail Guide Manual is a comprehensive manual to trail riding, camping and packing out with your horses and mules. It is a must have for all avid trail riders, overnight campers and…

Preparing for a Horse Show – Barbara Williams

Barbara, shares her “must-do” checklist before going to a show.

Lesson Exercises for Various Level Riders & Lunge Line Exercises DVD ($45/$34)

Lesson Exercises for Various Level Riders: Teaching group lessons to riders with a wide range of riding abilities is always a challenge.

Keeping Your Horse Honest in the Run Downs

NRHA Professional, Scott McCutcheon demonstrates a drill you can use to keep your horse from taking off to its stops.

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.

Exercises for Horses That Suck Back in Their Spin – Pete Kyle

Pete goes over what to do when a horse sucks back in their spins.

Reconditioning a Horse – Tom McCutcheon

Tom answers Debra’s question on how to recondition a horse after a few months of not being ridden.

Keeping Your Horse’s Shoulders up While Working a Cow – Teddy Johnson

Teddy thinks that it is important to keep the horses shoulders up when his horses are working a cow. Teddy shows you some exercises on how he keeps the shoulders up and the benefits of the…

Health and Fitness Videos , from US Equestrian (USEF)

Several health and fitness videos for equestrian riders, presented by USEF (U.S. Equestrian Federation), including: Lower Body Exercises, with Mari Inouye and Ali Divita; Pre & Post-Ride…

How to Longe a Horse Correctly

This video brought to you by Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) will show how to safely and effectively longe a horse.

When to Stop Working Your Horse – Mark Lyon

Mark goes over when he likes to stop working with his horse and call it a day. He also believes that the first five and last five minutes of training your horse are the most important.

Blanketing Your Horse

This video describes how to blanket and unblanket a horse correctly and safely.

What I Look for in an Employee – Tom McCutcheon

Integrity. The biggest characteristic that Tom McCutcheon looks for in an employee. Tom talks about other characteristics he values in an employee as well in this latest Ask Tom Anything…

First Day with Foal – Barb Wibbles

Barb discusses her procedures on what she typically does right after a foal is born.

Safely Leading

Tips on leading a horse the proper and safe way.

Sample 15 minute lesson First Trot #1

This is a sample of what is needed when you teach a lesson at a CHA Certification Clinic. It includes the idea of other participants role playing for you as students, how to fast forward to…

Colt Starting Part 6 – Sarah Dawson

Sarah goes over how she teaches her young horses how to move off of her legs, and how to not send your horse too many cues at once

Teaching Your Horse to Side-pass – Tom McCutcheon

Tom answers Rhonda’s question about how to teach a horse to side-pass.

Hard Tying a Horse Safely

This is a safety tip on how to safely hard tie your horse with a quick release knot brought to you by Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA). It will explain how short or long to tie, where…

How to Safely Put Up a HighLine for Your Horses 

This safety video brought to you by Certified Horsemanship Association ( will show you how to safely put up a highline for your horses while overnight camping. It will…

Body Position – Teddy Johnson

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

How to Keep your Motivation High

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