How to deal with a hot horse?
How to deal with a hot horse? A hot horse looks like an onion. She has so many layers that need to be explored before we can get to the…

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Desensitization: Give the Horse Confidence
Desensitization: Give the Horse Confidence Fright is a natural reaction of horses. They are animal victims with a developed flight instinct, and this means that they are more likely to…

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Save the horse from overwork!
Save the horse from overwork! You worked hard to get your horse in good shape by the start of the season and take part in several tournaments. At first, everything…

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How to stir a lazy horse?

Riding a horse that refuses to move forward is like riding a Ferrari without a gas pedal. A sight that is pleasing to the eye, but an occupation is useless. I teach horses to move forward from the leg using three separate signals: a shankel, a sound and a whip.

To get started, find a safe, controlled place to practice (such as a playpen or barrel). Give the horse a reason and do not try to control it. Your only goal is to teach her to move forward from leg pressure! Continue reading

Work on reins: theory and practice
Reins work is an excellent training technique to support saddle work, useful for both the horse and her trainer. I have repeatedly noticed that horses love this type of work,…

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Desensitization: Give the Horse Confidence
Desensitization: Give the Horse Confidence Fright is a natural reaction of horses. They are animal victims with a developed flight instinct, and this means that they are more likely to…

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We teach a horse to upset
We teach a horse to upset Have you ever found yourself in a situation where the ability of a horse to calmly and smoothly lay back was extremely necessary? At…

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Point of view: horse jumping with Clinton Anderson
Using this exercise, you will teach your horse how to confidently overcome obstacles, both natural and human. Give your horse a goal - this will make training more fun and…

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