Monday, July 22, 2019
lunging your horse

Make the most of your lunging sessions

Lunging doesn’t have to be boring for you or your horse. Here are some fun ways to switch up your lunging routine! You might love...
barefoot performance horse

The barefoot performance horse

The journey to becoming a barefoot performance horse needs to focus on more than just your horse’s feet. Here’s how a whole horse approach...
competition training

The whole-horse perspective in competition training

Working towards a goal in competition requires focus, but for your horse’s well-being, it’s important to also maintain balance in his life. When it comes...
horse jump

Anatomy in motion – how horses jump

Understanding the five phases of a horse’s jump, and what happens during each, can help improve your riding and training. Jumping is one of the...
curiosity

Training your horse – how curiosity plays a part

An attitude of curiosity is of vital importance to your horse’s trainability and willingness to learn. Let’s take a look at how you can...
Teaching your horse to handle a rope

Teaching your horse to handle a rope

Getting your horse used to having a rope thrown around is a helpful trust-building tool that helps teach your horse not to panic in...
trailer-trashing

Retraining the trailer-trashing horse

Does your horse paw, kick, or thrash around while he’s in the trailer? This destructive behavior, also known as trailer-trashing, can be can be...
clicker training for the food-distracted horse

Clicker training for the food-distracted horse

Turn your horse’s obsession with spring grass into a reinforcement opportunity by using clicker training and focusing on what you want from him. It’s spring,...
clicker training

Clicker training for hoof handling

If your horse needs help with hoof handling manners, clicker training can create positive associations and responses in a safe and calm manner. It’s been almost...
Tips for handling a rearing horse

Tips for handling a rearing horse

Rearing is a very dangerous unwanted behavior in horses. Let’s take a look at why your horse might display this behavior, and how you can...