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The Making of a Trail Horse, Part 2

Manners and Skills There are many ingredients that go into the making of an exceptional trail horse and just like in the kitchen, quality ingredients can make the difference in an average dish or an
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Episode 901 – Captain Morgan

Julie Goodnight helps a trail horse learn to step over instead of jump the ditch, then approach any water obstacle.
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Episode 802 – The Trail Ahead – Behind The Scenes

Julie Goodnight rides the trails with a gaited horse and discusses trail etiquette and safety.
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Issues From The Saddle: Works Well Outside And Poorly Inside

Question Category: Issues from the Saddle Question: I am an intermediate rider at best who purchased a 10 y/o paint gelding a couple months ago. He is from the south and I honestly think is
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Issues From The Saddle: Nervous To Go On Trail

Question Category: Issues from the Saddle Question: Dear Julie, I have an 8-year-old gelding that is very easy to work with on the ground and in the arena. He tends to become uptight, and nervous
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Issues From The Saddle: Meandering On The Trail

Question Category: Issues from the Saddle Question: My 6 y/o AQHA gelding is very focused in the arena, on or off cattle, keeping his face directed at our target or direction. On the trail, he
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