In one of my Responsive Riding clinics, I asked riders to rate their horse’s backing skill on a scale from one to ten. Most rated their horses a seven or eight, one rated the horse at nine. I rated all of those horses between one and three.
Northwest Riders Win Medals
It was a great year for riders from the Northwest Rider coverage area at the 2014 Adequan FEI North American Junior Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC) held in Kentucky in mid-July.

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  • Vet Corner Q&A: Stumbling - Barb Crabbe, DVM
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