Articles Tagged 'Horsemanship'

Western Horsemanship and Riding Clinics

Equestrian Travel Articles — July 5, 2014
Looking to expand your western riding skills and natural horsemanship knowledge? Here’s a look at three educational opportunities for riders who want to try something new and improve their riding. by Jocelyn Pierce
 Riders of all levels can benefit from additional training and instruction to improve riding technique. Whether you’re… Read more »

10 Tips for Leave No Trace Horse Riding

Travel Tips — September 18, 2012
How you can hit the trail without harming nature. Here are 10 tips to use anywhere you ride. by Karen Braschayko Many Equitrekkers wish to change the natural world as little as possible, taking nothing and leaving no trace behind while still enjoying the brilliant scenery and thrilling experiences only… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Mounted Archer

Expert Equestrian Articles — September 13, 2012
Shooting arrows on horseback became a passion for Katie Stearns, and teaching equestrian martial arts became her equine career. by Karen Braschayko Katie Stearns, also known as Morwen or The Flying Dutchess, has built a business based on her love of mounted archery. She conducts clinics and gives riding lessons… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Endurance Rider

Expert Equestrian Articles — September 10, 2012
Champion endurance racer Darolyn Butler has made an equestrian career out of her passion for marathon rides. by Karen Braschayko Darolyn Butler has had a long career in several aspects of the equine industry, from winning rodeo queen pageants to selling Western wear and producing instructional videos on horsemanship. Today,… Read more »

Horses of the Renaissance Festival - Part 2

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 29, 2012
Learn more about the horses, many of whom are rescues, and the performers who entertain us at the joust. For more of this interview, see Horses of the Renaissance Festival - Part 1. by Karen Braschayko Renaissance fairs often feature a jousting troupe, and frequently these teams spend much of… Read more »

Horses of the Renaissance Festival - Part 1

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 29, 2012
Learn more about the horses, many of whom are rescues, and the performers who entertain us at the joust. For more of this interview, see Horses of the Renaissance Festival - Part 2. by Karen Braschayko As the leaves start to turn colorful and the air gets a little crisp at… Read more »

The Horses of Full Metal Jousting, Part 3: Horsemanship

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 11, 2012
Learn more about the horses and the horseman behind the show Full Metal Jousting on the History Channel. For more of this interview, see Part 1: Safety and Part 2: Horse Training. by Karen Braschayko Wanting to know more about hot-headed Praetorian and the other colorful mounts on the show,… Read more »

The Horses of Full Metal Jousting, Part 2: Horse Training

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 11, 2012
Learn more about the horses and the horseman behind the show Full Metal Jousting on the History Channel. For more of this interview, see Part 1: Safety and Part 3: Horsemanship. by Karen Braschayko Wanting to know more about hot-headed Praetorian and the other colorful mounts on the show, I… Read more »

The Horses of Full Metal Jousting, Part 1: Safety

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 11, 2012
Learn more about the horses and the horsemen behind the show Full Metal Jousting on the History Channel. For more of this interview, see Part 2: Horse Training and Part 3: Horsemanship. by Karen Braschayko When I first saw commercials for the show Full Metal Jousting, I had two questions.… Read more »

Trail Riding Quiz

Expert Equestrian Articles — December 8, 2011
Heading for the trail? Test your smarts and see if you are ready to ride. by Karen Braschayko Are you a kid (or adult!) headed for a trail ride? Are you new to trekking or need a refresher? Here are some questions to get you thinking (and riding!) in the… Read more »