Sunday, September 15, 2019
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...
Centered Riding basics

Centered Riding basics

Reconnect and build trust with Centered Riding basics. Sally Swift, the founder of Centered Riding, would often remind her students that the basics of Centered...
How to develop good hands

How to develop good hands

Good hands are the hallmark of a great rider. Take a look at how you can build this trait. Having “good hands” is a sign...
A balanced performance horse

A balanced performance horse

Is your performance horse lacking in the show ring, or in his training? Here are the top three reasons your well- bred and well-trained...
Equine therapy for autism

Equine therapy for autism

Equine-assisted therapy and therapeutic riding can offer great benefits for those living with autism spectrum disorder. Nine-year-old Gabe had never uttered a word in his...