Grooming

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Johann Hinnemann on Submission + Tips from Top Grooms

Germany’s Johann Hinnemann talks about the importance of submission. Plus, top grooms share tips for success.

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How to Transition Your Horse’s Coat for the New Season

Grooming expert Cat Hill answers this reader question.

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13 Reasons Why I am Glad to Be a Rider

Life with horses might not always be easy, but it will be worth it.

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Winter Grooming in Extreme Climates

A Canadian dressage rider draws on her experience to share tips for grooming in below-freezing temperatures.

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Winter Grooming Tips from Cat Hill

Keep your horse looking tidy and polished even in harsh winter conditions.

Credit: Courtesy of Trafalgar Square Books Grooming begins at a very young age and is often enjoyed by a foal. A foal will often begin to nibble the person brushing him in return as a sign of grateful thanks. Should he bite, however, it is best to push him away or reprimand him with the voice in a sharp manner such as “leave it!”

A Lesson in Handling Young Horses with Ingrid Klimke

In this book excerpt, Ingrid Klimke explains her theories on handling young horses.

Credit: SusanJStickle.com At the 2010 Alltech/FEI World Equestrian Games, Bateson-Chandler and Nartan finished 19th individually and helped the U.S. team to a fourth-place finish.

Getting to Know Your New Dressage Horse

High-performance rider Katherine Bateson-Chandler shares the story of how she got to know her World Equestrian Games mount, Nartan, and provides some tips to help you and your horse adjust to a new partnership.

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Show Ring Shine: A Cheat Sheet

Here's what to include in your 'groom-on-the-go' kit.

Daily Grooming Routine for Dressage Horses

This daily grooming routine will keep your horse looking sleek and feeling good.

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How to Maximize Points for Dressage Test Success with Janet Foy

FEI 5* judge Janet Foy explains how attention to detail can earn you those extra points in the show ring—from making a strong first impression to riding each movement with precision, these helpful hints will turn your test from average to great.

Clipping Tips to Protect, Calm Your Horse

Protect and calm your horse when you clip.