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Riding aids – Why is your horse confused

Do you have a problem with your horse not understanding your riding aids properly? How does your horse even know what each riding aid means? Imagine this, your horse is standing still and you want him to start walking on a circle. What you most likely do is to just squeeze him with your legs.…

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How to make your horse feel good

I believe that your horse can tell a lot of things about you. He can tell when you get scared. Some horses will even take that to their advantage and try to gain dominance over you He can tell how much are you determined to make him listen to you in case he doesn’t. He…

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Do you have a dumb or a smart horse?

Horses, just like have people all have a slightly different temperament. Some horses are smarter than others. The way you train your horse influences the way he is going to behave. You can calm down and slow down a nervous, scared horse that always tends to be too fast and you can speed up a…

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Don`t do groundwork with your horse before you read this

There are a few things you should know before you start practicing groundwork. The first things you should know is why are you going to be doing groundwork in the first place. What do you want to achieve? I do the groundwork for two main reasons. The first reason is that groundwork is great for preparing…

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3 ways to tell you are doing something wrong around your horse

When you have a problem with your horse, or when you are just trying to teach your horse something new, you probably spend some time thinking about whether you are doing something wrong. I always think about things I might be doing wrong and I believe it can be very helpful. If it worked or…

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Lunging your horse – Do you really need it?

When you go lunging you probably know why. But are you aware of all the things that you can learn while lunging? There are a lot of things at every stage of the training process. The very beginning of lunging The first thing I practice while free lunging my horse is to just go around…

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How to talk to a horse

Horses might not understand you when you are talking, but in a lot of cases, they notice more things about you than a human would. I believe that a horse can tell almost everything about how you feel. He can tell when you get scared. Often he can use the moment when you get scared…

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How to – Lunging Without a Round Pen

Round pen can make your life easier and the training process faster. However, you can still be lunging without a round pen. All you need is a lunging line or a long lead rope. While lunging in an open space your horse has more opportunities to avoid doing what you are asking, so it will…

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Your horse doesn’t understand you? Here is why

Are you having issues with your horse just not understanding what you are asking? Maybe you have studied how exactly you need to move your leg and where to press and even though you do it as you should, your horse just doesn’t understand. Would you understand if you were the horse? Well, think about…

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1 thing that will get your horse spoiled and dangerous

There are a lot of little issues that you will have to overcome and solve while working with your horse. Some horses are going to have more of them than others, but there are always going to be some issues for you to deal with. There is no way to make sure that there are…

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