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Teaching a Shoulder-In In-Hand

2021 Dressage at Devon winner and USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold medalist Michael Bragdell explains and demonstrates executing a shoulder-in in-hand.

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.

A horse presented in-hand should have an expression of energy and lightness. | Photo by Hunter Messineo

How to Present Your Horse In-Hand at a Breed Show

Find out how to achieve an expression of energy and lightness when presenting horses in-hand at breed shows.