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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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