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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 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 and successful in […]

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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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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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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 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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Why Won’t My Horse Go Forward?

Why my horse won’t go forward? Can you imagine just for a second, just have a visualization of you riding a perfect ride with your horse. So you’re riding you have connected, you have a true forward, you have the willingness from your horse. And you can see so clearly how you can trot and you […]

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