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PHD Volume 12 Issue 2
10No Pain, No Gainby Al Dunning
     I’ve always heard the quote, “No pain, no gain.” For me, it is definitely true. As I’ve gained experience riding horses, I’ve had a fair share of pains.

14  My Ultimate Performance Horseby Doug Lindgren
      Over the last several years I’ve written articles about a lot of different topics.  It occurred to me that I don’t remember talking about the topic we’re going to visit about in this article.

18Prior Toby David Slipka
     Spring is a good time to check your horse’s teeth and have a qualified Equine Dentist take a look.

22Cool Itby Martha Josey
     Some horses are born more energetic and excitable than others, but there can also be a few reasons that a horse becomes “hot”.

28What You May Not Know About Goosenecksby Tom Scheve
     Many horse owners believe that a gooseneck is safer than a bumper pull (we call them tag-alongs).

30  Pause from all the Doingby Barbra Schulte
      I learned this lesson when I studied personal performance at the now Human Performance Institute.

32  Problem Horse Case Studies: Kicking a Bad Habit by Clinton Anderson
      Cutting competitor, Cindy Love-Eicher, contacted me about her 7-year-old gelding, Blue, who had a dangerous kicking habit.

34  Coaching with Equineby Addison Kliewer
      Britton and Milli Collum, a couple from Guthrie, Oklahoma, are no strangers to the horse industry.

36  The Confidence Puzzleby Chevy (Siobhan) Allen
      Confidence. Every rider knows that it is a must have trait to be successful with our horses.

38The Use of Cues - Your Seatby Craig Cameron
      Your seat is for more than just sitting in the saddle. By adjusting your hips and seat, you can cue your horse to move forward, backward, right, left, or stop.

42  Riding Around the Clockby Daniel Dauphin
      First of all, no, this is not a “Sixty Second Manager for Horse World Domination” kinda article.

44  Exercises, On and Off the Circle, and Figure Eightsby Mike Major
      Use this exercise to check your horse’s willingness to elevate his shoulders and to teach him how to do that.

46How to Teach Horses to Enjoy Dentistryby Robert M. Miller, DVM
      I have had several people ask me how I am able to teach horses or other equines, to allow dentistry (teeth “floating”) without resistance, using no means of restraint such as a twitch, or         sedation or tranquilization.

48  Training Figure 8 Pattern to Practice Bending and Turning Aidsby Lynn Palm
      I’m going to give you an exercise to practice that uses both the turning and bending aids.”

52  Dr. Getty’s Four Favorite Calming Ingredientsby Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.
      With travel and competition season just around the corner, “show nerves” are common.

56  What to Consider Before Organizing an Equine Event  by Julie I. Fershtman
      Your club or association wants to organize a horse show.
58 Riding Smarterby Sandy Collier
     Training horses is not supposed to be stressful for them or for us. We only need to be smarter than they are to stay ahead of them.

60 To Reach An Understanding by Dick Pieper
      When you’re trying to get a colt to understand softness and the release of pressure, sitting in the same position every time helps him understand what you want him to do.


24 37th Minnesota Horse Expo April 26-28 at State Fairgrounds

40 When Can Mom Go Back to Work? by Ben Espy, DVM, DACT

49 Indiana Commission Approves Prohibiting Albuterol in Quarter Horses

62 Corey Cushing Guides Sonita Lena Rey to the DT Horses and Hashtags World’s Greatest Horseman Championship           

62 Texas Lighting World’s Greatest Youth Horseman
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