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Making a Barrel Horse: From the Ground Up

January 16, 2020
Jenn Zeller

The foundation of any good horse begins on the ground, and it’s something I do with any future barrel horse. In this video, Luna (Shesa Quick Dasher) and I will show you what basic groundwork looks like. In the follow-up video I’ll show you what the ground work, looks like from the saddle on a […]


A Hoof Abscess Vet Kit

January 10, 2020
Jenn Zeller

Here’s the who, what, where, when and how, of what to keep on hand at all times, in case your horse ends up with a pesky hoof abscess. Who will need this kit? Well, you and the horse, of course. Basically if you own a horse and are responsible for his care you need to […]


Making a Rodeo Barrel Horse: A Series

January 6, 2020
Jenn Zeller

I’ve hit the road a lot this year. I’ve been taking Cosmo (DX And The City), my home-raised 5 year old, with me to make her into a barrel horse. This series will share how that’s going, what we’re doing, and my tips/tricks for getting them good on the road.  I’ve been riding my home-raised […]


How to Tie a Rope Halter

November 11, 2019
Jenn Zeller

I’ve used rope halters for years, and it wasn’t until I was in college that I learned there’s actually a right way and wrong way to tie them. In the video below I’ll show you the right way, and tell you why it’s the better way to do it. Happy Trails!


Short Serpentines

June 26, 2019
Jenn Zeller

Hi friends! I’ve been busy taking care of my horses this Spring, and of course the rain that we’ve been blessed with here in South Dakota has really put everyone behind where branding and such goes! I wanted to take this moment to share with you one of my FAVORITE drills for my horses. I […]


A Recap of Art of the Cowgirl

June 17, 2019
Jenn Zeller

Ever since the first Art of the Cowgirl teaser video was aired, I had been intrigued and wanted to attend. Imagine my excitement when those plans met up with good fortune, and Tammy Pate offered me the chance to assist her with the event. Even though it meant a very busy weekend, the Inaugural “Art […]


Transformation Tuesday: Tuning the Horse into You

June 11, 2019
Jenn Zeller

In the video below, we’ll show you what we might do to help a troubled horse tune into you. You’ll see at the beginning, the horse is looking around, kind of blasting through the ground work. He’s not really thinking about what Zach is asking. It doesn’t take too long, however, and his head comes […]


VIDEO: Horsemanship Clinic with Tristen Baroni

April 6, 2019
Cavvy Savvy

  Topics covered: The groundwork for horses 3:36 Q&A: How do I help my horse if he’s herd bound or barn sour? 13:36 Learning flexions 20:49 Transitioning a horse from a walk, trot, lope 24:36 Teach your horse to turn 29:42 Q&A: How can I start teaching my horse to drag the weight of a calf? 31:57 Soft Feel: […]


The Warm Up

April 2, 2019
Jenn Zeller

I wrote about my warm up process the other day in the post about conditioning my barrel horses. Since some of that might be easier for you to see, as opposed to read, I decided to make a video to show you what the warm up looks like. Enjoy! Be sure to message me with […]


Lead Changes

March 31, 2019
Tristen Baroni

In this video I cover footfall of leads at both the canter and gallop leading to flying lead changes. It is so important that we actually know or are at least cognizant of what our horse’s feet are doing. Especially if we are trying to perform lead changes and other maneuvers along the same lines. […]


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