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Feel Like Quitting Horses Completely?

What do we do when we feel like quitting horses altogether? Uncertainty is not good for riders, not good for horses. It’s similar to the feeling that I had when I first started working with my Andalusian. Actually, it wasn’t when I first started working with him, it’s when things weren’t going my way with my horse. And […]

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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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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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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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How to calm an upset horse

Dealing with an upset horse can be very discouraging, especially when a rider just doesn’t know what to do to help the situation. And, there can be many reasons why a horse gets upset too. One of those reasons is that the activity at hand is challenging for your horse.  By challenging I mean not to overface […]

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