Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Working with timid horses

Working with timid horses

Building trust is the key to rehabilitating timid horses. Timid horses are my favorites to work with. Once you show them you are trustworthy, they...
Trick training for your horse

Trick training for your horse

Here's how to use tricks to develop a positive relationship with your horse. Teaching your horse some simple tricks can bring many benefits to both...
Your horse: the frame of his body = the frame of his mind

Your horse: the frame of his body = the frame of his mind

Learn to use your own body language to shape your horse’s body, so he feels good mentally and wants to be with you. Horses...
How riding surfaces impact the hoof

How riding surfaces impact the hoof

Your horse’s hooves are resilient and adaptable, and can handle varied riding surfaces – as long as you pay proper attention to basic hoof...
Cross train your horse's mind with Mountain Trail

Cross train your horse’s mind with Mountain Trail

Physical conditioning is important for your horse, but cross training his mind may be even more critical. Here’s how the exciting discipline of...
Forging a strong partnership with your horse

Forging a strong partnership with your horse

Understanding how your horse views leadership, acceptance, emotions and relationships will empower you to create that special partnership you desire.  A true partnership between horse...
Visualization exercises for riders

Visualization exercises for riders

How mental imagery can assist you in becoming a better and more relaxed rider. Do you try too hard when you’re riding? Have you...
centered riding basics – Equine Wellness Magazine

Improving feel and connection with Centered Riding Basics

“Your arms and hands, from the shoulder joints to the tips of the fingers and through the reins, belong to the horse.” Sally Swift As...
liberty horse training – Equine Wellness Magazine

Liberty horse training

Liberty horse training techniques can help you build confidence and a strong partnership with your horse. You’re riding a trail when a bird jumps...
training your horse to tie

Teaching your horse to tie

Being tied doesn’t come naturally to horses, but it’s an essential skill for them to learn. There are many situations in which it’s important...