Watch the Hybrid Picking online guitar lesson by Jason Loughlin from Country Guitar Survival Guide: Rhythm
Hybrid picking is just another way to say pick and fingers. It's one of the must have techniques for country guitar. By being able to use you fingers you can incorporate all the spankiness you want. It's also a great way countrify a rhythm that might not be country to begin with. I'll show you a couple exercises to build strength, rolls and a couple ideas for grabbing double stops out of common shapes.