The perfect place for your horse to be is straight in between your legs and reins. This place is called being ‘neutral’ or ‘straight’. And this is the place where
Let’s talk about the #1 horse problem and how to fix it. You may be thinking that the #1 horse problem is bucking, or bolting, or buddy sour. But those
Many horses have never been taught to yield to halter pressure. This is the root cause of pulling or setting back. But there is an effective exercise you can do
To solve any horse ‘problem’ or to build a solid, bombproof mount, it is essential that you listen to your horse. A horse will always, always tell you where he
A lot of people wonder if giving horse treats is a bad idea. Can that lead to nipping and biting? And what if you don’t ever give treats, but your
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