P4 Why use STATIONARY targets? Riding, loading, jumping and more...

P4 Why use STATIONARY targets? Riding, loading, jumping and more…

As you'll know by now if you've watched this series - targeting is a versatile and oh-so-useful training technique. This ...
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P3 Why teach your horse to FOLLOW a target?? Lunging, lateral work, stretch down and more...

P3 Why teach your horse to FOLLOW a target?? Lunging, lateral work, stretch down and more…

This targeting video explores FOLLOWING a target - one of the 3 types of nose-targeting exercises I teach and use ...
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P2 Why Teach Your Horse to Touch a Target? De-Spooking, Rein-Back, Loading and More...

P2 Why Teach Your Horse to Touch a Target? De-Spooking, Rein-Back, Loading and More…

Targeting is a really versatile training technique that you can use for so many things. In the last video (part ...
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P1 What is Targeting? And why is it so USEFUL?

P1 What is Targeting? And why is it so USEFUL?

P1 Targeting! I use targeting ALL. THE. TIME. It's one of the most useful behaviours you can train your horse ...
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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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