Reins are one of the strongest lines of communication with a horse and directly affect performance, yet rein-handling mistakes are common. Horseman and clinician Tom Curtin explain how to become a more effective rider by using reins correctly.

Jerry Chapin horseback with his wife

Using the experience he gained as a young man starting colts and cowboying with some of the best horsemen and cattlemen in Nevada, Jerry Chapin trained a new generation of cowboys on the ranches he managed.

DrivefromBehind Deary

On the trail or in the arena, every rider wants a smooth gait and balanced movement in their horse. To achieve this, reining trainer Casey Deary suggests three steps to gaining collection.