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  • And on the 6th day, God created the horse, and this horse knows if you are looking down when you ride.

    And on the 6th day, God created the...

    February 23, 2015
    Yesterday my two worlds collided. At my English barn, some of my best school horses were stopping at the jumps. And ...
    Do You Know How to Post the Trot?   Check out my new lesson in the App Store

    Do You Know How to Post the Trot? ...

    February 19, 2015
    This week I'm featuring a riding lesson that teaches you how to post the trot.  I know many riders might say, isn' ...
    “Training Tip Tuesday”    Keep your Saddle in the Center

    “Training Tip Tuesday” ...

    February 10, 2015
    To keep your saddle balanced and in the center you must become a stirrup snob. Really, it is ok to fuss with your s ...
  • An evening with Temple Grandin

    An evening with Temple Grandin

    February 9, 2015
    I've always said that if Dr. Grandin was speaking anywhere within driving distance of me, I would have to go.  You ...
    Horseback Riding Lesson 2

    Horseback Riding Lesson 2

    February 5, 2015
    Horseback riding lesson 2 is a more challenging lesson for beginners who have experience riding and feel confident ...
    Two handed riding

    Two handed riding

    February 3, 2015
    Training Tip Tuesday: When riding two handed, remember to never cross your hands over the centerline.  Imagine ...
  • It’s great to spend a weekend on horses with girlfriends

    It’s great to spend a weekend...

    February 2, 2015
    This weekend I had a great time at a USTPA sanctioned show in Brenham, Texas with my girlfriends. It was great beca ...
    Building Your Foundation

    Building Your Foundation

    January 28, 2015
    Welcome to Riding Horses With Kathy Slack. I'm excited to offer you personalized coaching as you build your horseba ...
    Riding Horses with Kathy Slack in The App Store

    Riding Horses with Kathy Slack in T...

    January 23, 2015
    Yes!! Riding Horses with Kathy Slack is now available in the App Store!  We are finally ready! After 4 years of pr ...
  • Horse Vet Checks-Tia

    Horse Vet Checks-Tia

    April 17, 2014
    Yeah!!! Tia passed her vet check with flying colors.   I know, you might think I am buying the horse of my dreams. ...
    My love for teaching

    My love for teaching

    March 24, 2014
    I love to teach.  Everyday I'm thankful that my passion for horses has brought me the best job imaginable.  I tea ...

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  • Austin, TX

    Kathy has an uncanny ability to relate to any rider, no matter what skill level they may be at. She has the experience and knowledge to teach riders from age 5 to 85 with patience and ease. My daughter began riding with Kathy at the age of 6. She was a shy, timid little girl who is now emerging as a confident and successful rider. Kathy has taught her the basics of horsemanship while instilling the responsibilities of being a horse owner over the years. Emily has excelled as a barrel racer and team penner/sorter under the guidance of Kathy, her trusted trainer and mentor.

    Melissa Fox, Austin, TX
  • Dripping Springs, TX

    I used to think that all it took to be a good rider was to stay on top of the horse. It wasn’t until I started riding with Kathy that I understood the importance of good horsemanship and the time, technique, patience, and persistence that it takes to achieve it. In the five years that I have been riding with Kathy, she has transformed me into a skilled and confident rider with soft hands, strong legs, a firm seat, and a real connection with my horse. Kathy introduced me to the sports of team penning and ranch sorting, and graciously rode with me in competition, even though I was far below her level, to give me a learning experience. Each day I learn a little more from Kathy, but it will take a lifetime to learn everything that she has to teach.

    C. Murphy, Dripping Springs, TX

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