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Watch the latest Certified Horsemen Association videos on AQHA’s YouTube channel. These how-to videos demonstrate a how to lengthen and shorten a horse’s stride, how to adjust a bit in addition to tips for catching and releasing a horse safely.  

The AQHA YouTube channel includes videos from all segments of the equine industry produced to entertain and educate everyone from the professional horseman to the casual trail rider. 

Lengthening/Shortening Strides
CHA Master Instructor and AQHA Professional Horsewoman Anne Brzezicki with Middle Tennessee State University demonstrates a sample lesson with stride lengthening and shortening. 

Bit Adjustment 
CHA Chief Executive Officer and Master Instructor/Clinician Christy Landwehr explains bit adjustment in horses for both leverage and direct pressure bits.

Catching a Horse in a Paddock
CHA Instructor Teresa Kackert describes how to safely catch a horse in a paddock, field or pasture when there are other horses around.

Releasing a Horse in a Paddock
Kackert shows how to safely release your horse into a pasture, field or paddock with other horses safely.

About Certified Horsemanship Association
An AQHA Educational Marketing Alliance Partner, the CHA changes lives through safe experiences with horses. The purpose of CHA is to promote excellence in safety and education for the benefit of the horse industry. CHA certifies instructors and trail guides, accredits equestrian facilities, publishes educational manuals, produces educational horsemanship DVDs and YouTube Safety shorts, and hosts regional and international conferences. For more information on the Certified Horsemanship Association, please visit or call 859-259-3399. To find a certified horseback riding instructor or accredited equine facility near you, visit

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