First Step To Becoming A Leader

When I changed the name of the Carson James Membership to the “Buckaroo Crew” at the beginning of this year I also introduced a new feature called “Tasks”. Tasks are quick 5-6 minute videos that give you an immediate training technique you can implement right now and see a positive result in your horse. We’ve…

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Why Horse Training Doesn’t Work

You can look online right now and find about 10,000 programs for training horses, and all 10,000 of those programs would probably work if you knew how to apply them in a way where the horse could understand. The problem with a lot of the training out there in the interwebs is that they give…

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How To Catch A Horse That Doesn’t Want To Be Caught

If your horse is constantly trying to avoid you when you try to catch him, then the video below will show you how to change that. And yes, you could probably put feed in a bucket and start shaking it which would entice your horse to come to you and then you could catch him.…

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How To Prevent Your Horse’s Water Trough From Freezing

Ok so there are a ton of different opinions out there on how to prevent your horse’s water trough from freezing during the winter. I’ve heard some people say… Tank heaters Devices to keep your water moving Chemicals Etc. But I have found the absolute, most sure-fire way to prevent your water trough from freezing.…

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Near Death Experience Teaches Donna How To Be A Confident Leader

Ride along with me and Donna as I show her the difference in her horse having a confident leader vs. not having a confident leader. If you could look inside your horse’s mind when he’s dealing with someone who isn’t a confident leader, this is what it would look like. Horses thrive on having a…

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How To Deal With A Disrespectful Horse

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How To Create A Super Responsive Horse

In some circles of the horse world, there is a prevailing thought that if you ever use more than featherlight pressure, you’re not a good horser (my word). People have adopted the “natural” philosophy and assumed that to create a light horse, you must handle them lightly all the time, and if you ever use…

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How To Desensitize Your Horse To Anything

How To Desensitize Your Horse To Anything The best approach to help a horse understand something is to break it down into steps. Horses can’t see the big picture like we can, and they can only focus on doing one thing at a time. They also don’t know the end goal. But once you figure…

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A Good Method For Mounting Your Horse

In the video below, I’d like to talk to you a little bit about mounting technique. You may be thinking that there’s not much to it. But, with all things horses, everything is connected. A saddle cinch that’s too tight or pinches the horse could lead to biting, bucking, or something else. Also, please ignore…

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How To Open A Gate While Horseback

A lot of Carson James Members had been requesting a video on how to open a gate while horseback. So I decided to make one (and to share it with you too)! The benefit of this is pretty obvious in that you don’t have to get on and off your horse just to open a…

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