How to Make XC Jumping a Positive Experience for Your Horse - Freckles' First Go at XC!

How to Make XC Jumping a Positive Experience for Your Horse – Freckles’ First Go at XC!

Taking Freckles cross-country for the first time, I wanted it to be an experience he enjoyed and that boosted his ...
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How to Teach Your Horse to Play Fetch - Trick Training with Positive Reinforcement

How to Teach Your Horse to Play Fetch – Trick Training with Positive Reinforcement

Trick training is a great way to have fun with your horse, build your communication and practice your training skills ...
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Groundwork: Lunging Around a Round Pen - 
Teaching voice cues, engagement and collection with clicker training


Groundwork: Lunging Around a Round Pen – 
Teaching voice cues, engagement and collection with clicker training


Gymnastic Groundwork Series Part 6 This final instalment in this series is all about lunging using my Around a Round ...
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Groundwork: Using Mats and Pedestals for Despooking and Body Awareness

Groundwork: Using Mats and Pedestals for Despooking and Body Awareness

Gymnastic Groundwork Series Part 5 Teaching your horse to stand on different surfaces builds their awareness of foot placement is ...
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Groundwork Pole Exercises:  Build confidence, body awareness and strength with clicker training

Groundwork Pole Exercises: Build confidence, body awareness and strength with clicker training

Gymnastic Groundwork Series Part 4 Poles are a great way to build your horse’s body awareness and confidence. For many ...
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In-Hand Work: Teaching Lateral Movements with Clicker Training

In-Hand Work: Teaching Lateral Movements with Clicker Training

Gymnastic Groundwork Demo Series Part 3 Lateral exercises where your horse is going sideways as well as forwards are really ...
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In-Hand Work: How to Start Lateral Flexions and Shoulders & Quarters Over Using Clicker Training

In-Hand Work: How to Start Lateral Flexions and Shoulders & Quarters Over Using Clicker Training

Teaching your horse to move different body parts independently is important for body awareness, communication, finding balance and as the ...
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Using Start Buttons and Consent Cues in Horse Training

Using Start Buttons and Consent Cues in Horse Training

How do horses communicate their preferences or willingness? How do we make sure we're listening and respecting them?  Consent comes ...
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How to Teach Leg-Yield - Easy First Steps | A simple and positive approach to lateral work

How to Teach Leg-Yield – Easy First Steps | A simple and positive approach to lateral work

Leg-yield is the first lateral movement we train as it’s the easiest way to teach horses the concept of going ...
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Join our 8-Week Summer Study Group on The CT Foundations: Equine Emotions and Learning and Getting Started with Clicker Training

Join our 8-Week Summer Study Group on The CT Foundations: Equine Emotions and Learning and Getting Started with Clicker Training

July 12th - September 6thThis 8-week study group with Rachel  really focuses on the theory and science behind Connection Training ...
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Join our 8-Week Summer Study Group on Gymnastic Groundwork and Riding with Connection

Join our 8-Week Summer Study Group on Gymnastic Groundwork and Riding with Connection

July 12th - September 6thThis 8-week study group with Hannah is a practical guide to get you and your horse ...
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Horses Saying "Yes" and "No" - How to Read Your Horse's Emotions

Horses Saying “Yes” and “No” – How to Read Your Horse’s Emotions

Listening to your horse means being able to read what he's saying through his body language. Horses express fear, joy, ...
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