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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Mistakes Riders Make With Horses

Mistakes riders make with horses are sometimes not even known by the rider.But when we want to do the very best for our horses, we don’t really want to be […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Equestrian responsibility: horse rider responsibility explained

The way we respond to our horse, or our results with our horse, is our responsibility, not a reactionability (a term that I coined!). Why is it that we want to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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