Of course, every rider wants to stay safe on the trail. Trail riding can be great mental therapy for both the horse and the rider. It should be an enjoyable
‘Mashing’ is a term I came up with to describe how to help a horse learn to mentally handle stressful or new situations and develop a healthy response to pressure.
You can convince your horse to allow you (or anyone) to easily handle his feet in only a few short sessions. You will need to pick up your horse’s feet
There is a lot of misunderstanding about collection – what it is and what it is not. First we will identify what it is. Collection is when a horse lightens
What is the actual purpose of lunging your horse? Everybody seems to do it. But why? There are several trains of thought that we will explore. Lunging To Make Your Horse
A horse that has separation anxiety suffers from the same root problem as a horse that is buddy sour, barn sour, or gate sour. Any object a horse is drawn
Asking what you should do when your horse gets out of control (bucking, bolting, rearing, etc) is kinda like asking what to do when you drive out of your lane
This article lays out some handy tips to get and keep your horse’s attention. If your horse is so distracted that he can’t focus on you, it will be very