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Southern Horse Talk’s Interview – AOCS

Southern Horse Talk recently got to speak with AOCS founding member Jessie Jones at the Alabama Horse Fair in Montgomery, Alabama.  Watch her interview and read more here. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to Southern Horse Talk TV’s YouTube channel for future episodes.

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Ultimate Obstacle Challenge at the Alabama Horse Fair 2015

Hey, horse friends! Have you heard that the Alabama Obstacle Challenge Series folks are hosting the trail challenge this coming year at the Alabama Horse Fair?  It’s called the ULTIMATE OBSTACLE CHALLENGE and will take place on Sunday, March 1.  For more information, contact the Alabama Obstacle Challenge Series or Tricia Pierce at 205-617-1537.

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Friday Fun #62 – Obstacle Challenge Fun

This week Alabama Horse Talk has taken a look at the world of obstacle and trail challenges.  This super popular sports venue continues to grow across the country with local, regional, and national choices for riders who want to get involved in challenging themselves and their horse’s mind. This weekend, on Saturday, November 2nd, in […]

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Thursday Tips and Trivia #76 – Obstacle Challenge Tips

Obstacle Challenge Tips –  When introducing your horse to obstacles, be sure to slowly desensitize them.  At home, you can prepare by introducing plastic bags, shaking a bag full of empty drink cans, crossing through old tires, walking over plywood, backing through  L -shaped poles on the ground, etc.  Use your imagination when desensitizing.  Consider […]

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Wednesday Wisdom #54 – Lauren Henny

Alabama Horse Talk interviewed Lauren Henny, owner of Third Generation Ranch in Wilsonville, Alabama and organizer of the Alabama Obstacle Challenge Series: Alabama Horse Talk:   How long has AOCS been in existence, and how did it get started? Lauren Henny:  AOCS started 4 years ago as a small show of just a couple of people […]

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Tuesday Trends and Topics #61 – Obstacle Challenge Trends

Doesn’t it make you feel proud when you get through a tough obstacle, either on trail, at a show, or around the barn?  Imagine feeling that thrill numerous times at an Obstacle Challenge where horse and rider combos compete to get through, under, around, or over, obstacles demonstrating good horsemanship and willingness of the horse, […]

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