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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 7

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 7

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

We often talk a lot about the horse’s body position, yet we don’t address our own position as a rider enough.

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series  6

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series  6

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

We often talk a lot about the horse’s body position, yet we don’t address our own position as a rider enough.

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Roy Ionson – A Story or Two

Roy Ionson – A Story or Two

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

The first OQHA futurity was held at the Ionson farm in Georgetown. “I can see it right now,” said Roy. “Here’s my arena, it’s got a big wet spot in it, right inside the big doors. I got a pile of bark stripped off cedar posts and dumped a big pile of dirt on top of it and it held.”

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 5

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 5

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

I can’t say enough about how important transition work is in training. I believe a lot of riders don’t do enough of these in their workouts.

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Horse Industry Builders Roy & Joan Ionson -  To make a long story short… Part 2

Horse Industry Builders Roy & Joan Ionson - To make a long story short… Part 2

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

The first OQHA futurity was held at the Ionson farm in Georgetown. “I can see it right now,” said Roy. “Here’s my arena, it’s got a big wet spot in it, right inside the big doors. I got a pile of bark stripped off cedar posts and dumped a big pile of dirt on top of it and it held.”

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Horse Industry Builders Roy & Joan Ionson -  To make a long story short… Part 1

Horse Industry Builders Roy & Joan Ionson - To make a long story short… Part 1

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

The first OQHA futurity was held at the Ionson farm in Georgetown. “I can see it right now,” said Roy. “Here’s my arena, it’s got a big wet spot in it, right inside the big doors. I got a pile of bark stripped off cedar posts and dumped a big pile of dirt on top of it and it held.”

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Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu And All In To Represent Canada At The FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final

Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu And All In To Represent Canada At The FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu and her trusted partner, All In (Tango x Damiro), have accepted an invitation to compete in the FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final, to be held in Gothenburg, SWE, from March 31-April 5, 2021.

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Hockley Hills School of Horsemanship

Posted in western riding, horse-shows-clinics, Marketplace Equine Services, Marketplace Horses

Hockley School of Horsemanship and Dave Aitchison Show Horses

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Series Article 4

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Series Article 4

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

I’ve done my fair share of starting two-year-olds, and I enjoy it, but I prefer working with them when they have at least 30 – 60 days of riding on them. No one trainer can be excellent across every requirement for a horse, so I send my client’s coming two-year-olds out to a professional who excels in this area. In my view, sending a two-year-old to a reputable professional is the best first education you could give your youngster. To quote Will Rogers “You never get a second chance to make ...

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Series Article 3

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Series Article 3

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

It used to be said, the best way to keep your show horse in good mind for the next year was to give them two months off after the show season. Now, what exactly does ‘giving your horse two months off mean?’ To one person, it might be turnout, perhaps lunging a couple times a week; maybe some trail riding or a few light rides with no reining manoeuvres. To another, it means pulling the horse’s shoes; chucking them out in the field and waving at them from a distance for two months.

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