The Jaeckle Center Horse show – February 2016

Congratulations To Our Trish Franks Riding School Students Showing For the First Time!!   These young riders did an amazing job at their first show at The Jaeckle Center Horse show. Yesterday was tiring but it was one of the most rewarding in my 45 years of teaching. All 10 students we took to the show had new horses and it was their […] Continue Reading

Learning in Baby Steps: Shaping

Equine psychologist Antonia Henderson explains how to make training any behaviour fun and easy by breaking the task down into small pieces and rewarding your horse for each success. A grey Andalusian stallion gallops at liberty across the Cavalia stage, comes to a sliding stop in front of his handler and dances with her in a breathtaking choreographed sequence. A […] Continue Reading

You Know You Ride Gaited Horses When…

By Gretchen Comcowich | February 9, 2016 I’m one of those kids who grew up on gaited horses. My grandmother has owned and raised Peruvian horses for more than 30 years. She will proudly smile and rave about them whenever she gets the chance to talk horse. Now, as an adult, I give a lot of credit to both my […] Continue Reading

Congratulations To Our IEA Team!

Natchez Bend IEA Western Team Results Just In!! Both High School and Middle School teams qualified for Zone Finals to be held April 1 at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina! 8 of those Riders qualified for Individual competition at Zones also!

Mastering The Three Seats

Thanks to www.horse-canada.com for this great article! Written by: Jessica Lefroy There are three seats a rider should master to become effective and versatile – the full seat, the half seat, and the deep seat. Laura Tidball-Balisky describes each and when they can best be utilized. There are three seats a rider should master to become effective and versatile – […] Continue Reading

WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress is an award-winning web software, used by millions of webmasters worldwide for building their website or blog. SiteGround is proud to host this particular WordPress installation and provide users with multiple resources to facilitate the management of their WP websites: Expert WordPress Hosting SiteGround provides superior WordPress hosting focused on speed, security and customer service. We take care of […] Continue Reading

Discount registration offered for older Arabian and half-Arabian horses

By extending this offer, the Arabian Horse Association hopes to capture horses that have gone unregistered past the age of 2. By adding these horses to our records, the AHA continues the legacy of pedigree record keeping started thousands of years ago for Arabian horses. “Registering your Arabian, half-Arabian and Anglo-Arabian connects them to their breed’s legacy–a very long-lasting, full […] Continue Reading

Young Arabian Horse exhibitors are prepping for their national show

Competition Young equestrians from all over the U.S. and Canada compete at Youth Nationals and vie for the Championship title in a lineup of disciplines that include English, hunter, western pleasure, working western, halter, and more. Beginning with a lead-line class for 2-6 year-olds and ending with the highly competitive 18 and under age division, all youth have a chance […] Continue Reading

American Shetland Pony Congress begins tomorrow

The 2013 American Shetland Pony Congress will take place July 9-13 at the Iowa State Fair Grounds in Des Moines, IA. The Congress is the longest continually running show of the American Shetland Pony Club, Inc., one of the oldest breed registries in the United States. This year marks the 67th anniversary and one of the largest with over 530 […] Continue Reading