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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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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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How To Be An Effective Rider In The Saddle?

Every week, we speak to so many riders who want to be an effective rider in the saddle.  And these are riders who genuinely care; they tend to be sometimes a little bit over invested in doing things correctly with their horses, but they’re still not getting the results that they’re looking for. So what’s happening here? […]

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How To Feel Your Horse

Truly discover how to feel your horse, and feel with your horse so you can be the best horse rider that you want to be… Have you ever had an instructor say to you in words, or tell you, what to feel with your body? …or how to feel something? …or tell you where to place body parts […]

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Why we miss our horses

What is so special about the relationship with the horse?I’ve broken it down into four components. The more we have clarity in times of uncertainty, the better it will be.It brought me clarity to define these aspects of the relationship that we have with our horses. So I hope it brings clarity to you as […]

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