Lunging

Setting Boundaries that Work with Your OTTB

Setting Boundaries that Work with Your OTTB

It can seem like a strange topic for many OTTB riders and owners. One that, initially, may not seem all that important.  And yet, for many OTTBs, the lack of boundaries is the number one frustration.  And, it is something that can eventually undermine the whole relationship between horse and rider. Setting boundaries requires that both you and your horse…

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When Halt Becomes More than Just Stopping Your Horse…

When Halt Becomes More than Just Stopping Your Horse…

When does a halt become more than just stopping? When a rider begins to get intentional about it…  I would love to help you begin to see the halt in a completely different light when working with your horse. You see, I believe that if you become a little more intentional and focused on this movement that you complete every…

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Handling Your Lunge Line to Avoid Tangles & Enhance Contact

Handling Your Lunge Line to Avoid Tangles & Enhance Contact

How many times have you been working with your horse on the lunge, only to have your line end up a tangled mess? Or perhaps your horse did something unexpected. Maybe he turned in or went from 0 to 60 in .5 of a second, and you couldn’t respond quickly enough because of a loopy, knotted, or twisted lunge line?…

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