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Setting Up Each Ride as a Stepping Stone in Your Training

Setting Up Each Ride as a Stepping Stone in Your Training

Every time you interact with your horse, there is the possibility of improving your communication and understanding.  However, planning and intention must be present for each ride to be an actual stepping stone.  Having one without the other will not give you the outcome you are hoping for. Creating the plan and setting the intention is key to each ride…

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How Your Horses Talents Can Help Develop His Weaker Points

How Your Horses Talents Can Help Develop His Weaker Points

We all have talents. Things that seem to come naturally to us and that we excel at. Your horse is the same. And, in my experience, when we approach training our horses with the idea that we are helping them develop their talents, everyone is happier. Unfortunately, it is common practice for many people to focus on weaknesses. Both in…

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5 Reasons You’re Stuck when Training or Retraining Your Horse

5 Reasons You’re Stuck when Training or Retraining Your Horse

It can be frustrating when you know exactly what you want to achieve when training or retraining your horse, but it seems to be taking ‘forever’!  It seems that no matter how much you explain your horse, he’s not ‘getting it’. Training or retraining your horse is something that takes time.  And, sometimes, it is our own impatience or actions…

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