Backing Your Horse

Backing your horse is one of the best exercises there is for building strength and balance. The main thing to remember when teaching this is that you are not pulling

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Is Your Horse Straight?

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

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The #1 Horse Problem

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

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Listen To Your Horse

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

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On The Trail

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

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Mashing Your Horse

‘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.

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