How do horses communicate

How do horses communicate? When people communicate, they talk. People tell each other what they want to do, or what they want to avoid. Sometimes they tell the truth and sometimes they don’t. Horses “talk to each other” a bit differently. They communicate by reacting on your behavior and by watching your reactions on their…

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When the wind blows my horse stops listening

Not long ago have I received a question about a horse that stops paying attention to his rider once the wind starts blowing. He gets distracted and all of a sudden has problems with performing simple exercises that are otherwise easy for him. The question was whether you should tolerate the horse misbehaving in the…

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Want to buy a horse? Avoid this number 1 mistake

Are you planning to buy a horse? It’s super exciting to buy your first horse. I still remember the time when I got my first horse. You are searching through the ads, reading tips and imagining how amazing it will be once you get your horse. Most of the people know what type of a…

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When am I going to be great already?

When I started horse riding I was often thinking “when am I going to know how to ride?” Is it going to take me a year? Or how long does it take to learn how to ride on a horse and more or less know everything? After three years I had my first competition in…

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7 Tips for Improving Your Horsemanship

Horse training never ends… Well, at least every time you try to stop training your horse further and continue improving, he is going to start getting worse and worse. It is like this with everything actually, if you want to be good at running, you need to be practicing regularly as well. If you stop, you…

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Do Not Ride Your Horse Without Understanding This First!

What do you think is the most essential thing? What should you teach your horse first? The first things that I work on with my horses is building respect. By that, I mean that I work on improving the way my horse trusts me and follows my leadership. In this stage, I want to remove any…

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Simple Way To Make Your Lazy Horse Excited To Do What You Ask

Do you have lazy horse? I actually think that if you have a lazy horse you are quite lucky. And I know that maybe you are thinking that I am out of my mind for saying that. But hold on a minute and let me explain. The fact that your horse is lazy does not…

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Is it better to do it incorrectly or to not do it at all?

I often hear horse owners around here being concerned about doing something wrong when they get their first horse. I understand they just don’t want to spoil their horse that they wanted to have so much. No one wants that. But at the same time who would buy a horse to do nothing with him?…

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How to slow down a fast horse – 3 Rules

Do you know what is one of the most common questions I get? “How to slow down a fast horse? My horse is always going too fast!” Often I also learn that the horse used to be a race horse and that he was always like that. Why is my horse too fast? Horses can be…

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My dear horse kicked me again… The 3 Warning signs

If you have been around horses for some time, then probably at some point a horse kicked you or bitten you. When it just hurts, you have been lucky. So what should you do to make sure you do not get horse kicked again? If your horse kicks you or bites you, you should punish him…

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