How to Teach Your Horse to Stand Still and Relax at the Mounting Block

How to Teach Your Horse to Stand Still and Relax at the Mounting Block

Do you want a rock-solid safe riding horse? Well the process of creating that includes lots of work at the ...
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How to De-Spook Your Horse with a Tarp: A Gentle, Positive and Effective Approach

How to De-Spook Your Horse with a Tarp: A Gentle, Positive and Effective Approach

Thanks to evolution, horses are fearful creatures and spooking and anxiety is the most common challenge for horses and their ...
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Yoga for Equestrians with 5 Min Pre-Ride Back and Hip Release

Yoga for Equestrians with 5 Min Pre-Ride Back and Hip Release

If you've ever wondered why everyone seems to be talking about yoga or how it can help your horse training, ...
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Foal Handling Trained Positively - Standing, Grooming and Headcollar Training

Foal Handling Trained Positively – Standing, Grooming and Headcollar Training

Giving your foal the best introduction to handling sets them up for success for the rest of their life. The ...
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How to Improve Forwards Motivation and Responsiveness when Riding

How to Improve Forwards Motivation and Responsiveness when Riding

It doesn't feel good to ride a horse who doesn't go forwards or listen to your aids. When they're not ...
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10 Ways to Connect with Your Horse: Podcast

10 Ways to Connect with Your Horse: Podcast

The quality of the relationship you have with your horse is important to you. I know because I feel the ...
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Connect with Your Horse through a Gratitude Groom with Melissa Deal

Connect with Your Horse through a Gratitude Groom with Melissa Deal

Ever feel too rushed, stressed or tired for a training session? Everybody does sometimes, but what should you do on those ...
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How to Teach Your Horse to Lead Nicely - Stop Pulling and Barging

How to Teach Your Horse to Lead Nicely – Stop Pulling and Barging

If you’ve ever experienced a horse who has pulled or barged over you or tanked off when leading, you’ll know ...
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Why Do Some Horses Drop Their Penis in Training?

Why Do Some Horses Drop Their Penis in Training?

Today I'm talking about willies and training... If you have a horse who drops, you'll know what I'm talking about! ...
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Common Rider Faults and How to Fix Them for Better Connection and Relaxation

Common Rider Faults and How to Fix Them for Better Connection and Relaxation

Connecting well with your horse when riding requires two things: 1. Clear external cues, such as leg, voice and rein ...
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Gymnastic Groundwork Pattern - Pedestal, Poles, Circles, Collection, Flexions

Gymnastic Groundwork Pattern – Pedestal, Poles, Circles, Collection, Flexions

This Pattern is from our Gymnastic Groundwork Home Study Course and gives you a taster of some of the exercises ...
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Leg Yield: How to Teach In-hand Lateral Work Using Clicker Training and a Target

Leg Yield: How to Teach In-hand Lateral Work Using Clicker Training and a Target

This doesn’t have to be complicated! Leg yield is the first lateral movement I teach in-hand or ridden and it’s ...
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