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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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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 making mistakes.This is a perspective that will help you to look at things a bit differently to find mistakes riders make with horses and 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 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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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 be responsible, rather than reactionable? It’s because a 96% of everything that we do is from the subconscious mind. And what we do consciously is only […]

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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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How To Melt Resistance Around Horses

Resistance, both from horses and from riders has several levels.Let’s concentrate on how to actually offer your horse what he or she requires, and how to make riding joyful rather than frightening.There can be these resistances coming up between horse and rider…Resistance to understandingResistance to raising your standard as a riderResistance to being with your […]

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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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Overcoming Horse Rider Fear: 3 Tips To Build Confidence Instead

Overcoming horse rider fear can be a struggle, but you are not alone. Fear of riding horses is very real and it’s not as simple as “just get back on and ride”. It takes time to overcome fear and build confidence. When I started riding my Andalusian gelding several years ago, he was young and I […]

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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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