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Stacia Klein Madden Shares Her Tips For Getting Recognized By The Judge In The Show Ring

Competing in the hunters and equitation is certainly subjective. However, there’s quite a bit that you can do beyond laying down a solid round to get the judge’s attention. We asked top trainer and recognized “R” judge in the hunter and hunter seat equitation divisions, Stacia Klein Madden for her top tips to garner the attention of the judge in the show ring.

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Remembering Your Why: Making Your Passion For Horses Sustainable with Annette Paterakis

What drives us to wake up every day and work countless hours? Well, if you're here on Corro, it probably has to do with your love for horses. We recently spoke with  Mental Sport Coach Annette Paterakis to learn about how remembering our "why" (why we are equestrians), we can find a more sustainable motivation and focus that will allow us better achieve our goals. The secret isn't in winning or talent, but in deliberate training and a focus on improvement. Read more to find out how you can make your passion for horses more sustainable, and how to use this...

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How Stable View Created A Sustainable & Environmentally Friendly Equine Facility

As a sport uniquely connected to agriculture and the outdoors, and in a world where we are increasingly aware of the impact our decisions have on the climate and our future, sustainability and green initiatives are becoming priorities in the equestrian community. One facility leading the charge in implementing environmentally-friendly strategies is Stable View, a premier equestrian training facility located on 1,000 acres in Aiken, South Carolina.

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I’m Not Like A Regular Mom, I’m a Barn Mom:
Celebrating Our Amazing Barn Moms

The title of "Barn Mom" is not something that's given lightly. Barn Mom's seem to always go above and beyond to support our love for horses. In honor of Mother’s Day, we shared the stories of a few "Barn Moms" as told by their very grateful children. Is your mom a "Barn Mom?" Take a stroll down memory lane to think about the amazing things your mom did for you! Happy Mother's Day!

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Eight Ways to Care for Your Horse While Social Distancing

The pandemic has certainly changed the way we go about our normal routine. For those of us who are still able to see our favorite four-legged friend, we've created a guide to help you give your horses the best care you can. Give your horse a spring makeover while we have the extra time to focus and spend with them. 

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Corro Courses: How To Properly Clean Your Horse Brushes

Welcome to the first installment of Corro Courses! It's spring cleaning season, so if your brushes have seen some better days, check out this easy tutorial for cleaning your brushes so they can better clean your horse!

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Frontline Hospital Workers Find Solace with Horses

Across the United States, doctors and nurses are dealing with long hours and stressful work environments unlike anything most of them have known before. To combat the stress of long hours and uncertainty, healthcare workers who are also equestrians find relief in the barn. We caught up with three frontline healthcare workers to see how they're balancing their work with their love for horses. 

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9 Spring Organizing and Grooming Products that Will Up Your Game

With the extra downtime, Bethann Coldiron decided to give her tack room a spring makeover and take inventory on her favorite products that she uses daily. Whether you're waiting for the new show season, or just really need to organize your barn, check out Bethann's favorite products that make her feel organized and prepared for caring for her horse. 

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How John Madden's Practices Changed The Way I Run My Barn and Manage My Life

Most of us can recall a trainer who had an impact on our future – the person who changed our life’s trajectory or influenced how horses are a part of our life. Throughout the years there have been a handful of people who have made a sizable impact on how I run my barn, teach my students, work on the computer, and even raise my daughter. When it comes to horsemanship, however, no one’s words have resonated with me more than those of John Madden’s. For nearly two years while working on a project at John Madden Sales, I soaked up the...

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Corro Games: Fun Activities To Help You Stay Sharp While You Stay In

Are you looking for something to do with your extra free time? Check out a few games we created for the ultimate horse enthusiasts, including word searches and crossword puzzles! 

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Corro Brand Spotlight: EquiFit's Alexandra Cherubini Pivots To Make Face Masks For Purchase & Donation

In a time when stories of positivity couldn’t be more necessary, we’re excited to share with you that one of our vendors, EquiFit, Inc., has shifted their business to create reusable face masks for both purchase and donation, supporting not just their customers, but also supporting workers on the frontline. EquiFit's Founder, Alexandra Cherubini, felt a strong need to protect and support her employees and customers, while also doing what she could to support the efforts of essential workers. Learn how it took her less than a week to create reusable masks made with the materials she had in-house to create thousands...

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New Normal, Who ‘Dis?
How The Equestrian Community Is Pivoting In Response To The Pandemic

Equestrians are in uncharted territory. With the rapid spread of COVID-19, across the industry, equestrians are being forced to get creative with the ways in which they serve clients, run businesses, and even how they care for their horses. Corro partnered with STRIDER™ to take a look at some of the creative ways this industry is pivoting in order for equestrian businesses, show management entities, and barns to thrive throughout and beyond this uncertain time. 

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How Top Equitation Trainer Stacia Klein Madden Plans Out The Year For Her Students

Stacia Klein Madden is a household name in the equitation, show jumping, and hunter world. Her experience as a professional trainer, rider, judge, and clinician precedes her. But how is it that she creates customized plans for each of her 20 students and roughly 40 horses to help them achieve their goals for the year? Check out our interview with Stacia to find out what's happening behind-the-scenes and ways you can apply her process and tips to your own program and make this year your best year yet!

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#CorroCares: Caring For Yourself and Your Horse During Quarantine

The Corro team is thinking about you and your horses during this difficult and unprecedented time, and we are committed to making sure that you have the information and products you need for your best friends. We have put together this set of resources to help you and your loved ones (two legs or four) be at your best during these times. Check back for updates.

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How to Measure Your Horse for Boots

Corro has a great selection of the best hoof boots. The key to finding the right size and getting the most out of your hoof boots is to take accurate measurements of your horse’s hooves This simple, easy-to-follow guide provides information needed to select the right size for your horse.

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Brent Bennett: A True American Cowboy

Brent Bennett is the ultimate American cowboy! Spending most of his time in the saddle with his trusted partner, Badger, the Grandview, Texas, man recently won his biggest title–show champion of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo Working Ranch Championships. He then left from there to go check cows! Check out our full interview with Brent Bennet, a true cowboy. 

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