Equestrian Articles an Equine Perspective

Horse Riding Articles, training articles & other equestrian articles

How-to’s and other interesting equestrian articles and related information.

Sometimes a good article can put things in perspective or sometimes the way one person puts something just clicks, even though you’ve read ten books on the same subject and got nothing.

There are quite a few equestrian articles out in the big wide www, so we’ll cherry pick the better ones and include them here, to save you trawling through them all.

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We hope you’ll forgive us for adding our own comments or slant to some, but we are biased in favour of the horse perspective and as with everything … You like some – You hate some.

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Confidence Problems
Confidence problems are particularly difficult to overcome, especially when you have suffered a nasty fall or are recovering from an accident while riding out…

Leg Yielding Resistance
People often tell me that their horses leg yield very well as far as going sideways is concerned, but they tend to toss their heads and show resistance…

Counting Strides In Jumping
I have often been asked by my students when they should count strides? The first thing I tell them is that stride counting is a very useful tool, and when …

Azoturia or Tying Up
Tying-up or Azoturia is a muscle metabolism problem. The causes are several but the result is the same, muscle cramping. If the cramping is severe enough …

Improve Your Seat
How To Improve Your Seat In Horse Riding. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced rider a correct riding position is essential to maintain balance and …

Are You and Your Horse In A Rut?
Have you ever gone to get your horse and realized that it was less than enthusiastic about seeing you? Do you wish your horse would be more interested …

Broken My Neck Team Chasing
My hobby is team chasing and this is how I broke my neck team chasing on Oct 21st 2007. Team Chasing is a sport in which a team of four have to go as fast …

Horse Talk – Equine Body Language
Your horse can’t communicate verbally, but you can use equine body language, just like your horse does with you. And, once you learn to read your horses body language you can use it to your advantage …

Miracle on i57
This is an account of a horse trailer accident that occurred on I-57 near Effingham, IL, shortly before Christmas. It involved two young women on their …

Beginners Guide to Horse Back Riding
A Basic Guide to Horse Back Riding – There are some things that just come natural to some people. Some people are almost born knowing how to stay on …

Restore Your Horse Riding Confidence
How To Restore Your Horse Riding Confidence After An Accident or Fall. When you’ve had a bad fall, it can take a long time before you feel confident …

Horse Riding Mental Strategy
The Top 10 Mental Training Strategies To Banish Fear And Build Horse Riding Confidence. Whatever it is you want to achieve with your horse and your …

Get Your Horse to Bend
Riders tend to think that the stiff side is the bad side because it feels harder for them to bend their horses when that side is on the inside …

UK Horse Sales – Seller Beware
Seller beware in UK Horse sales and horse dealing for selling horses in the UK has become a very litigious occupation, according to Emma, who claims that …

History of the Horse
Before we get started on a brief account of the ‘History of the Horse’ here are a few facts I thought you would find interesting…

Local Riding Equestrian Articles
We’ll add more equestrian articles as we come across them, but in the meantime why not suggest your own equestrian article or horse riding story. If we like it we’ll add it to the excellent horse riding articles above.