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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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Starting Off on the Right Hoof with Your OTTB

Starting Off on the Right Hoof with Your OTTB

Starting a new horse or pony is exciting. Getting started with your OTTB is the same. You have this golden opportunity to have a huge positive impact on this horse, which will hopefully filter through the rest of his life. However, for many riders, the itchy feeling that is ‘let’s get started already’ can cause them to overlook a couple…

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Setting Your OTTB Up for Success Off the Track

Setting Your OTTB Up for Success Off the Track

What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Starting from the beginning Relaxation is worth taking the time to nurture Sometimes it is better to ‘allow’ Developing your leg and seat aids Are you part of a special group of riders, which includes me, from around the world who have taken on the responsibility¬†of helping a…

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