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Horse Riding Aids, For A Calm And Willing Horse

Horse riding aids are conventionally taught in a certain way, but does the application and obedience to the aids lead to a calm and willing horse?How do we use the aids, and how do we NOT use the aids?I’m going to teach you why striving for the obedience of aids is probably not your first […]

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Horse Bodywork/5 Keys For Success

Does my horse need bodywork? A very controversial topic, lots of very different belief systems, and yet very valuable. Many riders get caught up in the learning of bodywork and applying it. Then the next thing that I hear or the question that I get is, “This is all taking so long, I just want to ride my […]

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Rider Apprehension: A Confident Rider’s #1 Skill

Rider apprehension affects our horse’s performance, and our horsemanship. All equestrians experience rider apprehension when training and riding horses. I used to think that we as riders were not able to overcome apprehension. But I have helped so many riders to overcome apprehension and fear in our Harmony For the Horse program, that I now believe […]

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Riding And Confidence: How To Have Both Together

In order to have riding and confidenct, both together, you need to shift your beliefs around riding and confidence. And this requires changing the identity from being stuck to being empowered. Because there are basically two states:1Stuck2EmpoweredIn our Harmony For the Horse Program we help you to move from being stuck, afraid and unconfident to empowered, confident […]

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Are You Effective In The Saddle?

Every week, we speak to so many people who are incredibly wanting to ride the best that they can do. And these are riders who genuinely care; they tend to be sometimes a little bit invested in doing things correctly with their horses, but they’re still not getting the results that they’re looking for. So what’s […]

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How to maintain stamina when riding

How do I maintain stamina when I’m riding? This was a question that came in from one of my students. She was enjoying riding her horse and making great progress. But, there was a ‘problem’ when she started trotting – she found that she lost stamina quite quickly.A lot of the time when we have a […]

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How to ride a horse

Have you ever seen riders who are working so hard in the saddle that they’re actually contorting their bodies? They might be off to one side or maybe their legs are shrinking up. Maybe their feet are either in or out, just doing a little bit strange things. We all do it. It’s really easy […]

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How to reveal your horse’s perfect TROT

Every horse has, inside of them, their perfect ideal trot. Have you ever dreamed what it would be like or you just dream of that perfect ideal trot? You know, the trot that makes you giggle where you’re riding along as if to music or maybe out in the pasture or a wide open field? Just trotting… […]

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