Training Theory and Techniques

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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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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Transferring a Cue from the Ground to the Saddle: Rein-Back

Transferring a Cue from the Ground to the Saddle: Rein-Back

If your horse knows a behaviour on the ground, it’s a simple process to transfer it to the saddle; you ...
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How to Make Steady Progress With Your Horse

How to Make Steady Progress With Your Horse

When thinking about training steps, we tend to think in, well, steps. You complete step 1 and then progress to ...
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Empowering Your Horse

Empowering Your Horse

Leonara is a spooky mare. And once she gets a fright, she is highly reluctant to try again at that ...
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How To Get Relaxation In Training

How To Get Relaxation In Training

All of us at CT talk about relaxation a LOT, but what does that actually look like when you're training ...
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Stop Using A Target Now!

Stop Using A Target Now!

When you discover the power of using a target to train a horse, it is amazing. You can use it ...
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Respect: The Cornerstone of Good Horsemanship

Respect: The Cornerstone of Good Horsemanship

Respect is a common concept in horse training circles. You hear it all the time. But it's mostly about the ...
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Horse Dissection: 10 Things I Learned

Horse Dissection: 10 Things I Learned

We have invited Dr Ivana Ruddock-Lange to the Connection Training Centre to perform a whole horse dissection. You may initially ...
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Challenge Sandwich

Challenge Sandwich

There will be some behaviours that your horse finds more challenging than others. Perhaps this is overcoming fear of the ...
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Breathe Your Way to Better Connection

Breathe Your Way to Better Connection

By using two simple breathing exercises, Rachel works with Claire and Selena to help build their connection on the ground. These ...
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