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Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Invitation and reward: a kinder way to train your horse

Invitation and reward: a kinder way to train your horse

Take a look at why an “invitation and reward” approach to training is kinder – and more effective – than one that involves pressure...
Tips for winter horse training

Tips for winter horse training

Training and riding your horse in bad weather means keeping some important considerations in mind. Follow these winter horse training tips for a safer...
Treadmill exercise and your horse

Treadmill exercise and your horse

Equine treadmills are increasingly found in therapy centers, research centers, and even some training facilities. Learn how the rehabilitating or conditioning horse could succeed...
7 tips for training your young horse

7 tips for training your young horse

He’s bright-eyed, bushy-tailed and full of curiosity – but he needs to be trained! Here are some valuable tips to help you shape your...
What to expect when transitioning from steel shoes to barefoot

What to expect when transitioning from steel shoes to barefoot

Thinking of switching your horse to barefoot this season? Here’s what you should expect during the transition. Horse caretakers often have difficulty keeping shoes on...
How learning skills in new disciplines can improve your riding

How learning new disciplines can improve your riding

Trying new disciplines can greatly benefit your riding style and improve your horse’s attitude and understanding at any event. We all put our left foot...
5 steps to prepare your horse for training and competition – mentally and physically

5 steps to prepare your horse for training and competition – mentally and physically

Competition season is upon us, which means it's time to condition your equine companion to perform at his best. Horse caretakers want results from training,...
Driving horses – an introduction

Driving horses – an introduction

A step-by-step guide to training a driving horse. So you want to train your horse to drive! As with all disciplines, the primary goal is...
How to prepare your horse for roping

How to prepare your horse for roping

Roping is a diverse discipline that requires a great deal of training. These tips will help you introduce your horse to the sport --...
Building your horse’s trust

Building your horse’s trust

How staying present and performing a gentle acupressure session on your horse can help deepen his trust in you. If you think your horse knows...