Dealing with the Dreaded Stall Rest

Stacy Bromley Cheetham, MPA “Your horse needs stall rest” -  the five words every horse owner dreads hearing. Whether for a few days due to a lost shoe, a week due to a horse show, or an extended rest due to i...

HoofNotes 2.3 | Perfect your EQ

Volume 2, No. 3 takes a look at the key thinks your need to consider to perfect your equitation skills. Regardless of your age, riding level, or discipline, good equitation is essential to good riding -- and we...

So You’re Grounded … Now What?

While hearing the word "grounded" might draw up horrible memories of being stuck in your room as a kid as punishment for bad behavior, grounded to an equestrian can sometimes mean something much worse. It's tha...

The Countdown is On … Surviving Royal Season

The countdown is officially on, t-minus 2 days and counting until the 2015 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair kicks off in Toronto on November 6. For many equestrians, this event is like Christmas in November, a on...

HoofNotes 2.1 | Cavaletti Exercises

We're back and bringing you an all new volume of HoofNotes tip sheets for 2015! Volume 2, No. 1 expands on the trot pole gymnastic exercises provided in HFN 1.3, and ups the complexity by adding some cavalet...

HoofNotes 1.12 | Figures [Pt. 2]

Volume 1, No. 12 is the second part of our HoofNotes feature on figures. It provides some great exercises for incorporating circles into your training routine. This HoofNote is based on a larger article on inco...

HoofNotes 1.11 | Figures [Pt. 1]

Volume 1, No. 11 takes a quick look at the basics of circles, and how they can help you and your horse during training. This HoofNote is based on a larger article on incorporating figures into training, feature...

HoofNotes 1.10 | Poisonous Plants [Pt. 2]

Volume 1, No. 10 features more common poisonous plants your horse may encounter while out in the field. This HoofNote is  is based on a larger article on toxic flora, featured in Issue No. 4, The Performance Ho...

HoofNotes 1.9 | Poisonous Plants

Volume 1, No. 9 features some common poisonous plants your horse may encounter while out in the field. This HoofNote is  is based on a larger article on common toxic flora, featured in Issue No. 4, The Performa...

HoofNotes Infographic | Saddle Up

Today we're officially launching another great HoofNotes feature -- HoofNotes Infographics. Our first one is all about saddle position. Enjoy! SADDLE UP - A HoofNotes Infographic     &...

HoofNotes 1.8 | Course Design

Volume 1, No. 8 features some of the most common fence combinations you'll find on a Hunter course. This HoofNote is  is based on a larger article on Hunter course design, featured in Issue No. 6, Hunter-rific....