Known for his heartfelt, and at times, humbling stories, Colorado-based clinician Mark Rashid has become an expert at breaking down horsemanship the way he learned it from the infamous "old man" of his tales.Â In his newest book, Whole Heart, Whole Horse, Rashid again draws from real-life experiences to show how perceptions, leadership, and the martial art of Aikido can help humans harmonize with horses.
When it comes to purchasing a custom saddle, itâ€™s important your investment fits your horse. Here, eight of the worldâ€™s top saddlemakers share their insights on the art and science of saddle fit. Continued from the November 2009 issue of Western Horseman.
Shoe for Rough Ground
These four tips will help ensure your horse remains steady and sound over rocky terrain.
Shoe for Rough Ground Part II
Hawaii-based farrier Ted Shanks offers these tips for keeping your horseâ€™s hooves healthy on rough ground.