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How To Improve Your Seat

How to Improve your seat in a true and functional way? We’re going to get clear on this so that it makes sense to you and your horse. When you say to yourself, “I need to improve my seat?!”How does it feel when you say that to yourself?  Do you feel empowered? Are you excited when you say it? […]

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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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How To Achieve True Lightness And Self Carriage When Riding

True lightness and self carriage when riding…This is the ultimate, isn’t it? But let’s face it, riding horses can be so frustrating. Getting these results that we’re looking for that are beneficial to both your horse and you as a rider, sometimes can feel so difficult and the process can be very slow. You know that […]

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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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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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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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Why Is My Horse So Heavy

Turn the heavy horse into a beautiful, flowing, light horse… Have you ever found yourself saying, “my horse is heavy”? In this article, I’m going to share with you some of my suggestions on how you can change a heavy horse, and how to turn a heavy horse into a beautiful, flowing, light, horse that you absolutely […]

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How To Overcome Fear With Your Horse?

Have you ever felt like you want to finally get great rides with your horse, but it’s gonna be too risky, because your horse is just too spooky? Have you ever maybe gone to the gate to get your horse, to bring your horse out to ride, and you have that awkward pause.  Those butterflies are […]

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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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