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communication


herd dynamics

Herd dynamics are fascinating to observe. Read about herd hierarchy and how you can find your own place within your equine family.  We are lucky to be able to connect …

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clicker training

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 25 years since I first …

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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 safely overcome it. Like many professionals …

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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 Riding were not only applicable …

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teachers

We’ve all had great teachers in our lives. Someone we can look back on and remember the live lessons they taught us. Your horse can also be a wonderful teacher, …

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How's your riding progress?

Are you feeling stuck? Here are some tips to help you become a better student, and move forward with your riding. Why do some riding students move ahead more quickly …

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lead changes

Are you and your horse getting stuck with lead changes? These tips will get you back on track and set you up for successful flying changes. Lead changes are a …

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The Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) can help you and your horse release your old stories and resolve physical and behavioral challenges. The first time I tried Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) …

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horse agility

Horse agility is a fun new sport that challenges and benefits the horse-human partnerships and is great for all ages and abilities! We all strive to create an enjoyable, trusting …

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How to learn lateral work without tying yourself in knots. Lateral work is a great tool for developing straightness and symmetry. But the process of learning it can make you …

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