See Training Challenges as Opportunities

Sometimes you might feel overwhelmed or frustrated when you’re struggling to develop a particular skill or teaching your horse a new movement. Since it’s easier not to take responsibility for what’s going wrong, the negativity gets directed at your horse. Your refrain...

How Do I Get My Horse To “Go”?

When teaching your horse to “go”, focus on two aspects of “thinking forward.” 1. Taking responsibility for his own energy 2. Reacting to light aids Responsibility The first thing you need to do is teach your horse to take responsibility for his energy. It’s not your...