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training


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 and human is a beautiful …

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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 ever assumed the “perfect” position and …

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Crookedness in horses

Working to achieve straightness — and combat crookedness — will support health and longevity in your horse’s riding career. Like people, horses have a preference for using one side of …

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horse care industry standard

It’s time to take a fresh look at the industry standard. When it comes to horse care, we are often faced with conflicting information. This is especially true if we …

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training 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 for your horse to tie well. …

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lunging your horse

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 it or hate it. You …

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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 helped one FEI rider and her …

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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 to competing with your horse, …

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curiosity

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 nurture this trait in your horse, …

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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 certain situations. Introducing your saddle horse …

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