Riding with Connection

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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Going to the Gallops and Swimming with the Horses | A Clicker Trained Horse Adventure!

Going to the Gallops and Swimming with the Horses | A Clicker Trained Horse Adventure!

Whoop whoop! I love a horsey adventure! The gallops at Middleham are up on the moors with fantastic views all ...
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Build Your Riding Confidence Using Target Training - A Simple Technique for ALL Levels of Rider

Build Your Riding Confidence Using Target Training – A Simple Technique for ALL Levels of Rider

Do you get anxious when riding your horse? How do you keep your horse calm, focused and listening when you ...
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Mounting a Young Horse for the First Time with Clicker Training | How to Stay Safe and Connected

Mounting a Young Horse for the First Time with Clicker Training | How to Stay Safe and Connected

Backing a young horse for the first time is often seen as something dangerous and dramatic. Horses who aren't prepared ...
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Prevent Your Horse Stopping Abruptly When You Click

Prevent Your Horse Stopping Abruptly When You Click

Some clicker trained horses can get into the habit of stopping dead when they hear the click or their marker ...
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P2 Get More Relaxation When Riding: Stop Your Horse Rushing, Getting Tense or Trying Too Hard

P2 Get More Relaxation When Riding: Stop Your Horse Rushing, Getting Tense or Trying Too Hard

This video continues the exercises from P1, where we were increasing relaxation in groundwork. Now, we've working on reducing tension ...
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Join Us on Our Beach Trip! πŸŽπŸ– Clicker Trained Horses

Join Us on Our Beach Trip! πŸŽπŸ– Clicker Trained Horses

Splashing in the waves and cantering along the sands is one of the best experiences you can have with your ...
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What is Engagement? Try These Simple Exercises to Understand It.

What is Engagement? Try These Simple Exercises to Understand It.

Healthy movement is key to a sound and happy horse. Engagement is part of healthy movement, necessary for keeping your ...
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Moving Your Horse's Shoulders When Riding (for balance, bending, circles, lateral etc)

Moving Your Horse’s Shoulders When Riding (for balance, bending, circles, lateral etc)

Controlling the shoulders is important for so many exercises such as turning, circles and lateral work and improving connection with ...
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How to get Confident and Connected Hacking Out on the Trail

How to get Confident and Connected Hacking Out on the Trail

Getting out and about with your horse should be fun and enriching for both of you, but it can often ...
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How to Teach Your Horse to Stay Calm and STOP if the Saddle Slips

How to Teach Your Horse to Stay Calm and STOP if the Saddle Slips

Although we never want it to happen, accidents sometimes do and if the saddle slips it can easily panic the ...
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Horses Choosing to be Tacked Up and Ridden?

Horses Choosing to be Tacked Up and Ridden?

This topic is all about horses choosing to be tacked up and ridden - is it possible that they actually ...
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