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General Training

Everyday training questions and concerns such as when to use a whip, when to stop a lesson that is going nowhere and when you should seek professional help.

3 Tips To Prepare Your Horse For The Trailer star
Have you properly prepared your horse to load into the trailer? If not these steps will help to prepare your horse to safely get into the trailer.

5 Things You Can Do With A Yearling star
Do you have a yearling? If so did you know there are many things you can do with them? Read this article and let me know if you've done any of these things.

Building Confidence with Horses star
Confidence is more than a lack of fear - it is recognizing and conquering fear. Time and small steps makes for a steady path.

Clicker Training A Horse What Is This? star
Would you like to get results quickly when training your horse? Then try clicker training it is a very effective tool.

Confident Horses in a Human World star
Horses are animals of flight. They are anatomically designed to sense and react to danger by running away. Learn why and how to help them cope with the foreign world to which we expose them.

Don't Get Rid Of That Pony.....Drive Him! star
Do you own a pony that the kids have outgrown? Don't sell them instead teach them to pull a cart.

Equine Behavior Modifiers star
Chastisement of horses is unnecessary when body language is truly understood.

Equus we have contact. star
An introduction to the idea of "contact" and how it applies to equine schooling.

Fools and little children star
Riding as a kid meant long days riding with sister and friends on horses that were worth a thousand times their weight in gold.

Hire A Trainer or Be Your Own Trainer star
Don't hire a trainer for your horse instead hire a trainer that will teach you how to work with your horse.

Horse Agility A New Equestrian Sport star
Have you heard about horse agility? It is the newest equestrian sport where you navigate an obstacle course on the ground.

Horse Bits star
Snaffles, Curbs and Bitless - lots of choices in bits - make an educated decision before sticking that metal bar in your horse's mouth.

How To Find A Trainer star
Need a trainer for your horse? In this article you will find places to look for a trainer and some questions to ask them.

Human attitudes reflect success with horses star
Recognize that your horse belongs to him or herself first and then you can start talking

Leadership vs dominance star
Leadership is not dominance and horses know the difference

Preparing For A Horse Show star
Are you prepared for your first horse show?

Regain Your Confidence After A Riding Accident star
Have you had a riding accident and now you're afraid to get back on? I can relate to this as I had a riding accident in 2000 which put a lot of fear in me for riding again. It took me awhile to regain my confidence and get back on. Here are some things to help you regain your confidence.

Reins, rein work, rein effects star
Rein it in - when it comes to our riding old-school thoughts should be replaced with sound science.

Reins, reining, rein effects star
Rein it is - old-school riding and training need to be examined in light of new science.

Riding Aids - the Release star
Communication with your horse requires you to teach him/her a different language - are you indicating to your horse when the correct answer is given?

Safety around horses star
Knowledge and physical fitness are both key to maintaining your safety around horses

Stable Management star
You have to be a little unstable to manage a horse barn.

Top 5 Reasons I Use Clicker Training star
Using clicker training with horses has a lot of benefits. Did you know you can use it with any horse no matter the age?

What To Look For In A Driving Prospect star
Qualities to look for when choosing a driving horse prospect. Don't make the mistake of getting any horse as driving can be a dangerous sport.

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