Breathe Through Fear

When you’re afraid, your breathing becomes rapid and shallow, and you might even find that you hold your breath. You can be sure that if you do this, you’ll transfer your tension to your horse. Deep breathing is one of the best and simplest fear busters you can use....

The Free Walk

What is the free walk? The free walk is a gait of relaxation. What should it look like? * Your horse should lengthen his frame and lower his head and neck so he looks like he’s going to graze. His poll is lower than his withers. * He should open the angle at his...