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5 Essentials When You Become Trainer for You and Your Horse

5 Essentials When You Become Trainer for You and Your Horse

The ‘New Normal’.  I feel as though we have reached a point where we must begin looking at how we can settle into this period in our lives, rather than wishing for the way things were.  You may have to become the trainer for you and your horse.  I know that many riders are having to now begin, maybe for…

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Boundaries; How They Work for You In Your Riding

Boundaries; How They Work for You In Your Riding

Have you ever had a horse step on your heel while you were leading them?  Or maybe it was your toe while tacking up or grooming?  These are pretty memorable experiences due to the amount of pain they cause! Horses are great at being really transparent around the consequences of doing something, or not doing something.  And if you have…

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Where is the Beginning with Your OTTB / Ex-Racehorse?

Where is the Beginning with Your OTTB / Ex-Racehorse?

Where should I start? Have you ever found yourself wondering about this with your horse? The beginning is the obvious answer. However, sometimes the beginning is not as simple to pin-point. This is especially true with it comes to your ex-racehorse or OTTB. Your retired racehorses beginning when he gets to you is not the same as the beginning with…

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