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Enjoy our comprehensive library of 100+ horse training videos, which are brought to you free thanks to our sponsors. With a wide array of topics, horseback riders of all disciplines and levels will find our horse training videos helpful and informative. We utilize the knowledge base of industry leading professionals to make their horse training techniques and methods available to you in the comfort of your own home. The Training Barn area features primarily riding and training related videos. In Around The Farm area you will find videos relating to horse care, feeding, farm maintenance and related topics. Our Breeding Shed area will provide you with videos related to equine reproduction, foaling and stallion management. Ask Tom Anything is a featured area where Virtual Horse Help users are able to as Tom their own training, horse care or personal questions and have them answered via video. Enjoy!

Jimmy van der Hoeven Tells Us How to Start Turnarounds

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Jimmy van der Hoeven Discusses When to Add Speed to Circles and Rundowns

  Jimmy van der Hoeven explains how he determines when his 2 year olds are ready to add speed to their circles and rundowns. Check out Jimmy’s video!  

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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 …

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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.

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Most Common Non Pro Mistakes Made at Horse Shows

  Do you get nervous in the pen? Tom McCutcheon has some advice on how to calm your nerves and how to show your horse. In this “Ask Tom Anything” …

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What Kind of Maintenance Do You Use for Older Horses

At some point in our lives, we may all find ourselves needing to maintain an older horse. Do you have a plan for the different maintenance that older horses need? …

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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 …

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How Has Reining Changed in the Last 20 Years

In this “Ask Tom Anything,” Tom McCutcheon talks to us about how reining has changed over the last 20 years.

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Trevor Dare, Associate Trainer at Xtra Quarter Horses, gives tips on speeding up your spins, Part 2

Trevor picks up where we left off in this second installment of how to speed up your spins. Part 2 of 2.

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

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 …

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Tom McCutcheon’s Favorite Reining Run

Tom McCutcheon discusses his favorite reining run and why in this new “Ask Tom Anything” video.

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Tom McCutcheon Talks About His Horse Hero

Tom tells us about who his hero is in this “Ask Tom Anything” video.

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How to set up your reining pattern

Tom talks about how he sets up his reining patterns.

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What to do if things feel like they’re falling apart at the horse show.

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Farrier, Trent Wargo talks about fitting sliders on a horse

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Tips for keeping your free arm still

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How to help a short forelock grow

How can you help a short forelock grow? I have 3 horses, two of them have super short, thin forelocks that just won’t grow! The third horse has a really …

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Allergy Signs in Horses

“I have an 11-year-old Saddlebred gelding. He is a roarer and had a failed tie back surgery years ago. I try to keep his feed moist and am conscious of …

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Common questions about care, custody and control insurance coverage.

Q: I board and train horses I do not own – do I need care, custody and control (CCC) coverage? A: Yes, the intent of care, custody and control insurance …

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Planning Hay Purchases

Purchasing proper hay is a critical management technique that horse owners should master for not only their horse’s wellness but also for their budget’s health. A practical guide to hay …

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Measures you can take to prevent fires or lessen their impact.

Fire safety for barns – are you prepared? If you ask a group of horse owners what safety issues scare them the most, a large number will tell you it’s …

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What NOT to ask when looking for an Assistant Trainer Position

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What to Put In & What to Put On: Joints

Make a sound investment Your horse’s joints help power his motion, and keeping them healthy is key to keeping him moving comfortably for years to come. However, a  study …

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What to do when your horse anticipates or is anxious about the turnaround or lead change

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Protecting Your Horses Knees

Josh Rosenstrater shows us how they protect their horses knees during training at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses.

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Teaching a Horse to Sidepass- Tom McCutcheon

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Trail with Will Knabenshue- Cloverleaf Exercise

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How to Keep your Horse From Running Off in a Circle

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Keeping your Horse in the Spin – Joe Schmidt

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R is for Rehab

Mandy McCutcheon and Emily Moylan give us a behind-the-scenes look at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses, which is home to the Equine Spa and Rehabilitation Center, a state-of-the-art rehab facility in …

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Keeping a Performance Horse Sound in Mind and Body

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How to teach a horse to keep its front end moving during the stop

How to teach a horse to keep its front end moving during the stop Ask Tom Anything is brought to you by Absorbine. Do you have a question you would like …

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Why is My Horse Rearing with Warwick Schiller

In this horse training video Warwick Schiller discusses the different reasons horses rear and what causes those behaviors. According to Warwick the reason for rearing falls into one of two categories, …

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

Tom McCutcheon discusses how to school a horses spins in the show pen This question was asked by Virtual Horse Help member Catherine Brown- Swain. Ask Tom Anything is brought …

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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.

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Paperwork for Horse Shows

Emily Moylan of TMRH shows us how she organizes the paperbook for horse shows and what you’ll need.

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How to Keep a Horse From Bucking with Warwick Schiller

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In this horse training video Warwick Schiller discusses horses bucking. The primary focus is horses bucking when being started undersaddle, but he also discusses bucking for any other circumstance. He talks …

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How to Wrap a Hind Leg

Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses own Josh Rosenstrater demonstrates how to wrap a hind leg with polo wraps. Its important to make sure the wraps are not too tight and also …

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3 Ways to Wrap a Leg

Josh Rosenstrater shows 3 different ways to wrap a horse’s front legs with polo wraps. Its important not to wrap the leg too tightly and also a piece of tape …

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At What Age Did Tom Start His Professional Career?

Tom talks about when he went out on his own as a professional trainer.

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What to Look For in a Reining Prospect

Tom McCutcheon discusses what should be considered when purchasing a reining prospect.

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What to Look For In A First Reiner

Tom McCutcheon discusses what should be considered when purchasing a reiner for the first time.   This question was asked by Virtual Horse Help member Bryce Clark. Ask Tom Anything …

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Circling Your Horse – Tom McCutcheon

Tom talks about how he positions his body while loping his fast and small circles as if he is showing. Tom also goes over how he keeps his horses relaxed …

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Colt Starting Series with Sarah Dawson

Colt Starting Part 1 – Sarah Dawson Sarah Dawson is a well known colt starter and competed in The Road to the Horse. Sarah talks about how she starts to work …

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Tom and Dell answer more member questions

Tom McCutcheon and Dell Hendricks answer more questions in part 2 of this segment. One member asks, “What do I do with my two horses that are having problems with …

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Member Question: Preparing young horses for training

Virtual Horse Help member writes: 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 …

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Tom and Dell answer user questions

Watch this video as Tom McCutcheon and guest speaker Dell Hendricks answer member questions about choosing a reining stallion for breeding and advice on dealing with lead changes during a …

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Member Question: Lunging Troubleshooting

Member Question: Lunging Troubleshooting Anna L writes: Hello there, I have a 4 year old QH mare who I am training to do English and I have hit a wall. …

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Member Q & A Episode II

Tom McCutcheon’s Virtual Horse Help “Ask Tom Anything” member questions answered:  Episode II. Click HERE for Episode I. Tom McCutcheon takes questions from the members of Tom McCutcheon’s Virtual Horse …

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Ground Tying – Mozaun McKibben

Mozaun talks about the importance of teaching his horses to ground tie. Teaching your horse to ground tie can be extremely useful when working on a ranch or doing any …

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Misconception of a Low Head in Reining Horses – Fred Thomsson

Fred talks about the misconception with reining horses and wanting their heads low while riding. What you truly want in your horse is one that is soft and willing to …

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Stopping Without Pulling – Pete Kyle

Pete shows you how to properly teach your horse to stop without having to pull on the reins. Start this maneuver at the walk and then increase to the jog, …

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Fundamentals to Reining and 5 Easy Maneuvers – Fred Thomsson

Reining Trainer, Fred Thomsson, talks about the five maneuvers that he performs on a daily basis to make his horses soft, supple and willing to work. Performing these five steps …

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Shoulders up While Stopping – Pete Kyle

Pete talks about the importance of a horses shoulders that should be up when stopping. Todays style is for a horses head to be lower when stopping, yet if the …

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Training with a Heightened Pole- Will Knabenshue

Will talks about the difference between a flat and raised pole and when he starts to train his horses on a raised pole. In AQHA more of the advanced classes …

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Rating a Pole – Will Knabenshue

Will goes over the scoring of a trail class while they are showing, and then goes into rating a horse to a pole. Eventually as your horse gets broker they …

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Conformation Part 1 – Bob Loomis

In Part I of this series, reining legend, Bob Loomis, talks about his theory in conformation called The Trapezoid Theory that he uses on all of his horses whether selecting …

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Trail Exercise – Will Knabenshue

Will goes over a basic trail exercise that he likes to do with all of his horses. The “Clover Exercise” can be performed at the walk, trot, and lope. This …

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Counting Your Horses Steps – Will Knabenshue

Will goes over about counting your horses steps while working his trail horses at home or in a show situation. Will also shows you how many steps it should be …

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Collection – Fred Thomsson

Fred talks about training a reining horse and why collection is a useful tool to make a good reining horse.

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Changing Leads – Fred Thomsson

Fred teaches the difference between the right and left lead while in the lope. Fred also goes over how he teaches his horses to change leads and to keep them …

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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 …

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Foundation to a Reining Horse – Fred Thomsson

Fred talks about the five steps that he puts on his horses to make them soft and willing to be a good reining horse. Working on these five steps will …

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Picking Your Horse’s Feet Up – Mozaun McKibben

Mozaun goes over how to properly pick up your horses feet up and where to position your body to where you are less likely to get hurt.

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Conformation Part 2 – Bob Loomis

Go in the Loomis Ranch barns with Bob as he elaborates on Part I, showing you himself what his conformation theory is all about in Part II of our series …

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How to Drag a Log – Mozaun McKibben

Mozaun shows you how to properly drag a log on a horse and what to do if your horse starts to get scared of the log or the rope.

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Opening a Gate – Mozaun McKibben

Opening a gate is becoming different than a typical AQHA Trail Class. Mozaun says most gates on a ranch are in a corner and in the pen they are simulating …

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Side Passing – Mozaun McKibben

Mozaun goes over how he likes to get his horse to side pass, and how he will use a log for the horse to learn. Mozaun speaks about the practical …

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Ranch Pleasure – Mozaun McKibben

Mozaun talks about the Ranch Pleasure, what the class encompasses, and what the judges are looking for in the horse and rider. Mozaun also talks about how it was to …

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Versatility Ranch Horse – Mozaun McKibben

Moazun talks about the Versatility Ranch Horse and what he looks for in a horse to be able to compete and be successful in this discipline. Mozaun also talks about how …

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Packaging and Shipping Semen – Barb Wibbles

Barb shows you the packaging that is used while shipping cooled semen and how long the semen can be left in the package without decreasing in quality.

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Difference Between Frozen and Cooled Semen – Barb Wibbles

Barb goes over the differences between cooled and frozen semen, and what the benefits are to both processes. Keeping frozen semen as long as it stays frozen it should not …

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Artificial Insemination – Barb Wibbles

Barbs talks about using artificial insemination (A.I.) how and why most people us A.I. in the quarter horse industry instead of breeding by a live cover.

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Romel Reins – Debbie Brown

NRHA Professional Trainer Debbie Brown talks about using romel reins on a reining horse and the benefits that can come from using romel reins and the maneuvers it can help.

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Rein Management – Debbie Brown

Debbie goes over the importance of rein management while you show. Having your reins the correct length and both even, can show the judge you are there to impress. Keeping …

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Counter Bend – Debbie Brown

Debbie talks about how to teach your horse to counter bend, or also known as reverse trotting. This exercise has a lot of benefits to teaching your horse can can …

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Colt Starting Part 7 – Sarah Dawson

Sarah goes over what you should expect the first time you ride a young horse. Sarah teams up with Austin and shows you how to work a colt around with …

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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 …

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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

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Colt Starting Part 5 – Sarah Dawson

Sarah explains on keeping everything soft and simple while working with a young horse and then with time and persistence everything will start to fall into place. Sarah also talks …

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Colt Starting Part 4 – Sarah Dawson

Sarah talks about how she gets her horses to get its forward motion going without scaring the horse. Being a soft rider and being quite in your saddle while riding …

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Colt Starting Part 1 – Sarah Dawson

Sarah Dawson is a well known colt starter and competed in The Road to the Horse. Sarah talks about how she starts to work a colt, along with teaching the …

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Colt Starting Part 2 – Sarah Dawson

In Colt Starting Part 2, Sarah shows you how she desensitizes and saddles her horses. Sarah’s main point of focus is to make the horses comfortable in whatever she does.

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Securing Your Cinch – Tom McCutcheon

Tom shows you how he likes to keep his latigo secure in the keeper on his saddle. A lot of times if you only put the latigo through the keeper …

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Tying to a Post Safely – Tom McCutcheon

Tom shows you how he ties his horses to a pipe to keep his horses secure without getting away. Tom also uses a slip-tie knot to be able to quickly …

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Halter Comfort – Tom McCutcheon

Tom shows you how to properly put the halter on your horse to keep your horse comfortable and happy, while you can still control your horse. Make sure the halter …

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Qualities of a Hat – Bobbie Gough

Bobbie Gough talks about the different qualities of hats provided at Shorty’s Caboy Hattery and the difference to the qualities of hats. There are three various qualities starting with the …

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Connecting With Your Horse – Mark Lyon

Mark Lyon talks about using sense with your horse and adjust to your horses emotions and to successfully support the horse. Horses have many gifts greater than our own and …

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Hats for Particular Disciplines – Bobbie Gough

Bobby Gough of Shorty’s Caboy Hattery talks about the different hats for each discipline. Every discipline is different and has different styles that correlate with their discipline. There are different …

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Changing Leads on a Young Horse – Dell Hendricks

Dell Hendricks answers a users question about how he starts to teach a young horse to change leads. Dell talks about keeping his horses calm when he pushes the horse …

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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 …

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Foreign Objects in Hooves – Trent Wargo

Professional Farrier, Trent Wargo, talks about what you should do if you find any type of foreign object in your horses hoof. Trent says if something is in the horses …

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Teaching Your Horse to Guide Part 1 – Billy Williams

Billy goes over how he teaches his horses guide with two hands and one hand. Billy explains why he wants his horses to be light and responsive to the reins …

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Keeping Your Horse Still While Mounting – Barbara Williams

Barbara talks about how to keep your horse in place while you mount your horse, and to always stay patient while working with your horse. Many times if our temper …

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Saddle Pad Adjustment – Tom McCutcheon

Tom shows you how he adjusts his saddle pad to fit the horse to make it as comfortable as possible for his horse. Tom will lift the pad upward off …

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Teaching Your Horse to Guide Part 2 – Billy Williams

In Part 2 of teaching your horse to guide, Billy shows you a few exercises that he does to soften the horses face to be able to guide better. Billy …

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Teaching Your Horse to Side-pass – Tom McCutcheon

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

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Keeping Your Horse Warm During the Winter – Tom McCutcheon

Tom talks about the current weather conditions and how he keeps his horses warm if he works them in cold weather.

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Reconditioning a Horse – Tom McCutcheon

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

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Arena Screens – Tom McCutcheon

Tom talks about the screens that he puts down during winter to keep his arena warmer, and to keep the wind down.

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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 …

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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 …

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Showing Your Horse to Their Ability – Miranda Lyon

Miranda goes over her experience of showing her horse to their best ability, and knowing the strong and weak spots in her horse.

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Partnership with Your Horse – Mark Lyon

Mark talks about the partnership of a horse and rider, and using a horses and persons ability together to achieve greater results. Thank you M&M Horsemanship for sharing your knowledge.

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Lunging Your Horse – Mirjam Stillo

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

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Bucking Horse – Mark Lyon

Mark talks about a young horse that bucks, and what he has seen and found in horses that buck.

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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 …

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Being Aware of Your Surroundings – Mark Lyon

Mark goes over how to be aware of you and your horses surrounding while riding. he also says use the horses gifts of knowing what is going on around them, …

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Stopping and Running Down to Your Stop – Ruben Vandorp

Ruben speaks about how he teaches his horses to stop and make a big move without going fast. Ruben also goes over about running down to the stops, and how …

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When to Put Sliders on Your Horse and Stopping Cues – Ruben Vandorp

Ruben speaks about when he starts putting sliding shoes on a young horse. He also goes over the three cues that he uses to train his horses to stop.

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Spinning with One Hand – Tom McCutcheon

Tom shows you how he starts his horse and continues to spin with one hand.

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Working a Young Horse on a Flag – Teddy Johnson

Teddy explains how he gets a young horse to work on a flag. Thank you Teddy Johnson for providing your information. Teddy Johnson Cutting Horses

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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. Thank you Teddy Johnson for providing your information. Teddy Johnson …

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Catching Your Horse Safely with a Rope – Mark Lyon

Mark shows you a few tricks on how to catch a difficult horse in their stall with a rope while keeping the horse calm and relaxed.

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Short Shank Correctional Bit – Dell Hendricks

Dell shows you his favorite bit and why he likes to use it on most of his horses.

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How to Put On A Horse Blanket

How To Put On A Horse Blanket – With Pete Kyle A Blanket With Front Buckles Make sure the hooks are undone Have a halter on your horse and a …

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Blanketing Your Horse – Pete Kyle

Pete shows you show to blanket your horse while keeping yourself safe.

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Controlling the Horse with Your Reins – Teddy Johnson

Teddy shows your how he gets a better control of his horse, and how to get your horse to do a reverse arch with your indirect rein. Thank you Teddy …

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Body Position – Teddy Johnson

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

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Working a Flag – Mozaun McKibben

Mozaun explains how he starts his horses on a flag.

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Improving Your Spins – Pete Kyle

Pete answers Margie’s question while Tom is out of town about what she could to do improve her horses spin. Thank you Pete Kyle for providing your knowledge. Kyle Ranch

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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.

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Pivot Foot While Spinning – Tom McCutcheon

Tom talks about the pivot foot on the horse while spinning and how it has changed over the past 20 years.

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Moving the Horse’s Hip – Tom McCutcheon

Tom instructs on how and why he gains control of a horse’s hip.

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Custom Show Chaps and Leather – Travis Stillson

We go behind-the-scenes to Travis Stillsons shop where he shows us how he makes custom show chaps and headstalls for western riders. Travis shows us the basics of how he …

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Rewarding Your Horse – Mozaun McKibben

Mozan talks about rewarding his horse and how helpful it has been in his training.

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Warming Up – Tom McCutcheon

Tom goes over how he warms up his horses before he starts to work them.

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Signs of Colic

Signs of Colic Here’s a quick list of the typical signs of colic, and what you should do when your horse is colicking. Clinical signs of colic include behavioral changes …

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How to Properly Hold and Throw a Rope – Mozaun McKibben

Mozaun goes over how to hold and throw a rope while you are on your horse.

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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. Thank you Pete Kyle for providing your knowledge. Kyle Ranch

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Working with a Wild Mustang – Mark Lyon

Mark works with a wild mustang that has only been handled a few times. Thank you M&M Horsemanship for sharing your knowledge.

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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. Thank you Pete Kyle for providing your knowledge. Kyle Ranch

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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.

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Best Ground for an Arena – Tom McCutcheon

Tom goes over what he thinks is the best ground to work on for a reining horse.

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Freeing up your Horses Front-End While Stopping – Pete Kyle

Pete shows you exercises that he incorporates into his training that helps engage his horses shoulders and keeps them up while they are loping. Thank you Pete Kyle for providing …

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Keeping a Horse Quiet While in the Middle of the Pen – Dell Hendricks

Dell answers Barbara’s question on what to do to keep her horse quiet in the middle of the pen and before she is about to spin.

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Flex Test – Dr. Pat Garrett

Dr. Garrett speaks about what he looks for while a horse is going through a flex test.

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Running Martingale and German Martingale – Dell Hendricks

Dell answers Michelle’s question about if Dell uses a running and german martingale in his training program.

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Consistent Stops – Dell Hendricks

Dell answers Michelle’s question about how to be more consistent while stopping.

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Teaching Your Horse

Check out this YouTube clip below for a Tip from Tom about the best way to teach your horse. It’s all about teaching the horses to learn what you want …

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Trail Obstacle Training and Its Benefits – Mark Lyon

Mark speaks about getting his horses broke to trail obstacles and how he believes it helps  the horses. Thank you Mark and Miranda Lyon for providing your knowledge M and …

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Keeping Your Horse Safe While Properly Attaching Your Cinch – Mark Lyon

Mark gives a tip over how to keep your horse safe with properly attaching your cinch. Thank you M&M Horsemanship for sharing your knowledge.

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Switching Your Lead Rope While Riding – Mark Lyon

Mark gives a demonstration on how to move your lead rope from one side of the horse to the other while riding, and keeping yourself safe in the process. Thank …

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Preparing to Get on for the First Time – Mark Lyon

Mark Lyon goes over how he gets a horse ready before he gets on for the first time. Thank you Mark and Miranda Lyon for providing your knowledge M and …

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Getting Your Horse Desensitized and Ready to Saddle – Mark Lyon

Mark Lyon shows you how to desensitize your horse and how to prepare your horse to be saddled. Mark also shows you a few tricks he has picked up along …

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Getting off a Horse – Miranda Lyon

Miranda Lyon demonstrates a safe way to get off a horse. Thank you to Mark and Miranda Lyon for providing their knowledge. M and M Horsemanship

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Getting on a Horse – Part Two

Miranda Lyon goes through step-by-step how she gets on one of her mustangs for the first time. Thank you Mark and Miranda Lyon for providing your knowledge. M and M …

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Getting on a Horse – Part One

Mark Lyon goes over a basic tip on how to get onto a colt that is new to being ridden. Thank you to Mark and Miranda Lyon for providing their …

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Teach a Horse to Hold Its Back Leg Up – Pete Kyle

Pete Kyle walks us through how to hold your horses back leg up to be able to easily work with your horse, such as your farrier putting shoes on your …

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How to Hobble a Horse – Pete Kyle

Pete Kyle of Kyle Ranch teaches how to properly hobble a horse. Thank you Pete Kyle for providing your knowledge. Kyle Ranch

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Managing A Hay Barn – Tom McCutcheon

Tom talks about managing his hay barn and what to be careful about when storing hay.

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Skid Boots – Tom McCutcheon

Tom talks about using skid boots during your ride.

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Softening a Horses Face – Tom McCutcheon

Tom goes over how to soften your horses face.

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Using a Cavasan – Tom McCutcheon

Tom talks about using a cavasan on his horses, what kind he uses and why they can be helpful.

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Starting Lead Changes – Dell Hendricks

Dell instructs about how to train a two or three year old to do lead changes. User Question: What exercises do you first introduce to young horses to teach them lead …

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How to Start Backing Up – Part Two: Using Your Legs

Tom instructs how to start backing up a horse by using your legs.

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How to Start Backing Up – Tom McCutcheon

Tom instructs how to start backing up a horse.

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Braiding a Tail – Tom McCutcheon

Tom talks about why they braid their horses tails and shows you a simple way to do it.

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Using a Curb Chain – Tom McCutcheon

Tom discusses the reasons to use a curb chain and the types of curb chains he likes to use.

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Front Leg Protection – Tom McCutcheon

Tom explains the importance of protecting your horses front legs and what products he uses.

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Pest Control – Luke Winter

Luke Winter shows what to do when finding an unwanted wild animal on the ranch.

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Dragging an Arena – Luke Winter

Luke speaks about how to properly drag your arena and the benefits involved.

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Cleaning a Stall – Reed Kyle

Reed explains the basics of how to clean out a horse stall and the difference between good and bad shavings.

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Ask Tom – Traveling with Leg Wraps

Sam writes in asking about using leg wraps when traveling with your horses.

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Halter Horse Conformation – Ted Turner

Ted Turner talks about what he looks for in a halter horse.

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Neck vs Direct Reining – Barbara Williams

Barbara demonstrates the differences between direct and neck reining and how they should be used.

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How to Make a Hat at Shorty’s Part 1- Bobbie Gough

Special Thanks to Shorty’s Caboy Hattery! www.ShortysHattery.com (405)-232-4287 1206 S. Agnew Oklahoma City, OK 73108

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How to Make a Hat at Shorty’s Part 2 – Bobbie Gough

Special Thanks to Shorty’s Caboy Hattery! www.ShortysHattery.com (405)-232-4287 1206 S. Agnew Oklahoma City, OK 73108

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Mare Palpation – Barb Wibbles

Barb narrates the process and importance of palpating the mares.

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Ask Tom – 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?

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Ask Tom – Should I Tie Up My Horse

Tom talks about how it is perfectly okay to tie-up your horse and when is not a good time to do it.

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Ask Tom – Lights During Winter

Shelly from Arkansas asks Tom about using lights on your horses during the winter seasons.

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Transitioning from 2 to 3 Year Old – Daniel Schloemer

Daniel talks about the progress a 2 year old horse has made coming into its 3 year old year, and what it might still need to work on.

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Preparing for a Horse Show – Barbara Williams

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

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First Day with Foal – Barb Wibbles

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

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Fashion Faux Pas – Brianna Sloan

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

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Utilizing Limited Training Space – Daniel Schloemer

Daniel talks about how you can properly train your horse with limited space.

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Leg Positioning – Daniel Schloemer

Daniel Schloemer discusses the 3 main positions for your legs that should be used when directing your horse.

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Improve Backing Up – Daniel Schloemer

A little further from the basics, Daniel shows you how to improve upon backing up your horse.

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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.

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Shaping a Hat – Bobbie Gough

Special Thanks to Shorty’s Caboy Hattery! www.ShortysHattery.com (405)-232-4287 1206 S. Agnew Oklahoma City, OK 73108

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Importance of Routine – Ted Turner

Champion Halter Horse Trainer, Ted Turner, talks about his training routine and the importance of a constant schedule.

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Hat Maintenance – Bobbie Gough

Bobbie of Shorty’s Hattery teaches how to properly clean a felt hat   Special Thanks to Shorty’s Caboy Hattery! www.ShortysHattery.com (405)-232-4287 1206 S. Agnew Oklahoma City, OK 73108

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Hat Care Misconceptions – Bobbie Gough

Bobbie with Shorty’s Hattery lists a few common misconceptions people have when taking care of their hats. Special Thanks to Shorty’s Caboy Hattery! www.ShortysHattery.com (405)-232-4287 1206 S. Agnew Oklahoma City, OK …

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Fitting a Hat – Bobbie Gough

Bobbie of Shorty’s Hattery goes through the steps of how she fits a hat. Special Thanks to Shorty’s Caboy Hattery! www.ShortysHattery.com (405)-232-4287 1206 S. Agnew Oklahoma City, OK 73108

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Tom’s Tips: Show Shirts

Brianna Sloan of Lucky Paint Custom Show Shirts gives a couple pointers in getting your shirt ready for the big show.

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Matching Pad to Your Horse – Brianna Sloan

Brianna of Lucky Paint Show Shirts gives you the info on how to match your horse’s pad to their color.

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Part 1 Training Your Horse to Spin – Tom McCutcheon

Tom goes through the basics to start teaching your horse to spin.

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Putting on a Bridle – Tom McCutcheon

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

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Holding Western Reins – Barbara Williams

Barbara, walks through the basics of holding western reins.

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Choosing a Stud – Barb Wibbles

Barb gives great information and how to properly go about finding a stud.

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Recipient Mare and Foal – Barb Wibbles

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

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Part 2 Training Your Horse to Spin – Tom McCutcheon

Tom follows up Lesson 1 with details on how to further get your horse started on spinning.

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Spring Shots – Dr. Pat Garret

Dr. Pat Garret from Pilot Point talks about the importance of regular seasonal shots for your horse.

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Mouth Control – Tom McCutcheon

Tom talks about the importance of controlling your horse’s face and maintaining mouth control.

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McQuay Legacy

Tim McQuay got started in reining in the 70s, earning his first National Reining Horse Association money in 1978 at the NRHA Futurity in Columbus, Ohio aboard Band Of Glo …

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Hat Styles for Disciplines – Bobbie Gough

Bobbie goes into detail explaining the variety of hats found in various western disciplines.   Special Thanks to Shorty’s Caboy Hattery! www.ShortysHattery.com (405)-232-4287 1206 S. Agnew Oklahoma City, OK 73108

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Tom’s Tips: Hat Blends

Bobbie Gough from Shorty’s Hattery discusses the different styles and qualities of beaver made hats.

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Shoe Types Part One – Trent Wargo

Trent goes into detail about various shoes used for Reining Horses.

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Shoe Types Part Two – Trent Wargo

Trent explains the shoes for the hind end of a reining horse.

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Cleaning Hooves – Trent Wargo

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

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Tom’s Tips – Finding Dangerous Items in Hooves

Trent talks about finding a dangerous foreign object in your horse and how you should handle the situation until help arrives.

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Dismounting – Barbara Williams

Barbara demonstrates how to properly dismount.  She also goes through various safety tips and suggestions for dismounting.

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Tom’s Tips – Standing Patiently

Quick tip from Barbara Williams on the importance of teaching your horse to stand still and be patient after you have mounted.

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Stirrup Adjustment – Barbara Williams

Barbara shows you how to adjust your stirrups to the proper length.

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Properly Cinching Your Saddle – Barbara Williams

Trainer Barbara Williams goes into detail the proper way to cinch a horse so your horse is comfortable and does not get “cinchie”.  She also gives some tips to follow …

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Mounting from Block – Barbara Williams

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

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Choosing a Bit – Tom McCutcheon

Tom takes you through his choice of bits for the various stages of training.

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Switching from Bridle to Halter – Tom McCutcheon

Tom shows your how to safely remove your bridle when you have finished riding and put your halter safely on your horse.  He goes through the steps of securing your …

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Ask Tom – Olympics

Brent is curious about the future of reining and its involvement in the Olympics.

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Ask Tom – Halter Choice

Tom answers Becky’s question about choices of halters for her horse.

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Ask Tom – Choosing Feed

Tom gives insight on how to choose the correct feed.

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Tom’s Tips – Securing Your Cinch

Tom goes over how to properly secure your cinch.

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Tom’s Tips – Halter Comfort

Putting on a halter.

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Basics of Shoeing Part 2 – Trent Wargo

Veteran Farrier, Trent, takes you through the fundamentals of basic horse shoeing.

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Basics of Shoeing Part 1 – Trent Wargo

Veteran Farrier, Trent, takes you through the fundamentals of basic horse shoeing.

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Familiarizing Your Horse with a Mounting Block – Barbara Williams

Barbara instructs on how to properly familiarize your horse to a mounting block. She recommends various steps and positions for safety.

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Spinning Technique for Rookie Rider – Tom McCutcheon

Tom instructs Rookie Rider, Shawn Stratman, on the proper techniques to a good spin and how important the start of the turn is in organizing the whole maneuver, plus the …

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Tying to Post – Tom McCutcheon

Tom talks about the safety of tying your horse.

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Putting on a Saddle – Tom McCutcheon

Tom explains how to safely saddle a horse and how to make sure the saddle is comfortable for the horse.

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Mounting and Control – Tom McCutcheon

Tom shows you easy steps to getting on your horse while maintaining control.

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Leading Your Horse in and out of Stalls – Tom McCutcheon

Tom demonstrates how to properly lead a horse in and out of a stall.

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Intro into Lope Departures – Tom McCutcheon

Tom explains the simple cues and set-up for the lope departure.  He explains how and why keeping it simple is key to a successful lope departure.

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Tom’s Tips – Post Tying

Tom’s quick tips on tying your horse to a post or fence.

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