Blog – ForTheHorse

How To Melt Resistance Around Horses

Resistance, both from horses and from riders has several levels.Let’s concentrate on how to actually offer your horse what he or she requires, and how to make riding joyful rather than frightening.There can be these resistances coming up between horse and rider…Resistance to understandingResistance to raising your standard as a riderResistance to being with your […]

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In Hand Horse Training That Makes Sense

In Hand horse training (In Hand ground work) is a place for you and your horse to problem solve, get to know each other better, and develop your skill set as an equestrian. There are many objectives of In Hand horse training, here are just 3 situations where you can use In Hand ground work with […]

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Overcoming Horse Rider Fear: 3 Tips To Build Confidence Instead

Overcoming horse rider fear can be a struggle, but you are not alone. Fear of riding horses is very real and it’s not as simple as “just get back on and ride”. It takes time to overcome fear and build confidence. When I started riding my Andalusian gelding several years ago, he was young and I […]

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Horse Anxiety: 3 Steps For Progress

How do you make progress with your horse when your horse is spooky? When we’re dealing with life and horses, it’s not the spookiness or the anxiety that really matters, is what you do with it. If you can get curious enough to explore what to do with anxiety, then that is what we can explore in […]

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Are You Making Your Horse Anxious?

There’s a very easy way to check if you are making your horse anxious or not, and it’s the most important thing to consider when riding your horse…The Golden Rule of HorsemanshipWhat does your horse think about it? Let me explain… What is the state of your horse at the end of your ride? Not when you’re […]

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What Does It Take To Finally Get Results With Your Horse?

What does it take to finally get results with your horse? Tell me if this is you… You want to do something very special for yourself. Maybe you’ve worked a full time job in the past.Maybe you’ve had family commitments or family responsibilities.But you remember how it was to have horses, maybe when you’re younger, or a few […]

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7 Keys To True Connection With Your Horse

When in this state of being, that I’m about to describe to you, riders are not able to access these 7 keys to true connection … and that can be devastating for their horsemanship. It can be so very frustrating, if you are a coach or a teacher or an instructor, when you see somebody who […]

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Anxious Horse Management (4 Steps)

How do I help my horse who’s scared or anxious? Do you ask yourself this question?  I know I certainly did. In order to get the answer, here’s what we need to know… The first thing we need to know are the hidden problems that we’re dealing with for an anxious horse.   Next, how much is too […]

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Horse Training Without Pressure

If you’re not doing this with your horse training, chances are you’re not reaching your full potential.  I’m going to share with you what I do in my horse training, that I’ve learned along the way that has helped me to accomplish so much more with my horses by putting less pressure on myself as a […]

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Why A Horse Has Trouble Bending Right

Why does a horse have trouble bending right?  This is such a common question.  And here’s how you may know that you have a bending problem. Let me know if you have experienced any of these things… * you’re getting progress, but it’s not as much progress as you wanting. * you’re getting partial results, but it’s […]

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